Boots, Boats, Bombs & Bases

  IDF’s Identity Crisis - and Increased Value By Amir Oren Two unprecednted events involving the Israel Defense Forces took place this week, seemingly unrelated, yet so contrasting as to…

Take Care, Caretaker

Beyond Bennett-Biden Bond By Amir Oren Biblical Bilhah was one of the Abraham dynasty series of surrogate mothers, bearing two of Jacob’s children instead of his second wife, Rachel. In…

No Cabal At Kabul

Decisions Are To Be Made, Not Received By Amir Oren It was spring, 1975, and an Israeli reporter made his way to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a U.S. Army base…

Biden meets with Erdoğan

Joe Biden held his first face-to-face talks as United States President with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. At the start of the main leaders' session at the NATO summit…

Man On Mission Meets Mid-East Mess

Anything but Sleepy, Joe By Amir Oren President Joseph R. Biden’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by September 11 has intriguing lessons for Israel, and not just…

US: al Qaeda’s new home is Iran

“Al Qaeda has a new home base: it is the Islamic Republic of Iran,” United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared, insisting it is time “for America and all…

Israel reportedly assassinates al Qaeda #2

Secret Israeli agents have been alleged of killing Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah in Iran on 7 August acting at the behest of the United States. Abdullah, who used the nom de…