Alexander Joffe is a historian and writer based in New York.
"The ancient cauldron returns and decades of warring tribes and dynasties likely await."
Well-meaning Protestant aid groups tried, and failed, to keep the peace in Jerusalem.
Chuck Hagel's support of Eisenhower's handling of the 1956 Suez Crisis overlooks the American complacency that led to the war.
The aid organization for the Palestinians can't afford to alienate Assad as long as Arab states treat Palestinians as an underclass.
Why forensic accountants and computer geeks should be sent to stand alongside those supporting the rebels.
According to Palestinian prime minister Fayyad, Israelis and Palestinians are on the cusp of widespread violence once again.
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