Tagged: Israel

The Persistence of Illusion

The war in Lebanon was only the latest mirage to transfix the Middle East. To avoid catastrophe, the United States must dispense with the illusions that helped propel that war.

Jihad Against Hezbollah

The Bush administration wants to punish the Lebanese for supporting Hezbollah. Who’s next, Syria or Iran?
The United States supplies most of Israel's weapons, and it bears some responsibility for the escalating violence in Israel and Lebanon. It must now use its influence to call for an immediate cease-fire in the assault that has killed so many innocent civilians.