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New Iraqi Government:  Less than Meets the Eye?

New Iraqi Government: Less than Meets the Eye?

By Juan Cole The Iraqi parliament finally voted in the government of new Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi on Monday, in what US Secretary of State John Kerry called a “turning point.” There…

Quashing Jewish Dissent on Israel

Quashing Jewish Dissent on Israel

By Shalom Goldman A New Yorker cartoon of a few years back shows Moses and the Israelites crossing the Red Sea. Looking at Moses, one Israelite says to the other, “Well, he’s…