Analysis & Commentary

Analysis & Commentary

Communication of intent and the importance of language to deterrence

On Nov. 14, Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh stated that “deterrence in the Middle East is working.” But how does one know? It is a fair question, when less than a month after Singh’s statement the Iran-backed Houthis attacked several commercial vessels in

The pandemic of academic antisemitism

At a recent Jewish charity function hosted by the Harvard Club of New York, an imposing portrait of a mustached man hung in a gilded frame along the mahogany wall by the sushi station, looking down on the mingling crowd.

What Israel Needs

Israel needs time, ammunition, and the continued support of the United States to win its war with Hamas. After the events of the last month and a half, what does Israel need now, and where does it go from here?

The Palestinian Authority cannot govern Gaza

Society cannot accept any arrangement installing PA rule over Gaza due to the sheer laziness or willful blindness of Western leaders, as the PA fosters, funds, and furthers violence. It is a maxim among policymakers that there are no good