How to Pressure Israel to Make PeaceThe United States has relied on carrots for too long. It’s time for sticks.
The Myth of Government SecrecyWhy does anyone think the State Department would have been a safer place to store Hillary Clinton’s email?
Israel’s Year of the WomanFemale politicians are one of the only new forces giving life to Israel’s election season.
Two-Faced BibiBenjamin Netanyahu only sounds like America’s ally when he is in America. At home, he’s a nationalist, xenophobic strongman.
Netanyahu Just Did Obama a Big FavorBibi’s speech inadvertently proved that the current negotiations are our best strategy for dealing with Iran.
Why Does Bibi Do It?The real reason Netanyahu is willing to risk Israel’s relationship with the U.S.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Provoking the PharaohISIS wants to draw Egypt into a wider war. Did President Sisi just take the bait?
Why It’s So Hard to Know the Truth in ArgentinaNo one trusts the government, and spies seem to be everywhere.
Don’t Believe BibiThe Israeli prime minister says he didn’t mean what he said. Even he knows he can’t be trusted.
The Best-Selling Prisoner of GuantánamoMohamedou Ould Slahi’s attorney traveled to the island prison to tell him his book was a smash hit. She couldn’t even give him a copy.
Kremlin TVVladimir Putin’s new faux documentary is trying to rewrite the history of his own aggression.
Netanyahu’s Hate SpeechIsrael’s prime minister is trying to stay in power by turning a million Arab Israelis into the enemy.
Israel’s Sore LoserBenjamin Netanyahu has botched his re-election the same way he has botched everything else.
The Gross Hypocrisy of Benjamin NetanyahuDon’t pretend Bibi didn’t mean to offend Obama. He is a bully and a liar.
Killing a Dissident’s DreamBoris Nemtsov was brusque, impatient, and rejected everything that Vladimir Putin represents.
In Merkel We Trust?We may regret letting the German chancellor be the key to solving Europe’s looming crises in Greece and Ukraine.
Eight Lessons From the Charlie Hebdo AttackWhat we’ve learned from the worst terrorist attack in France in more than 50 years.