Obama Now Owns the Struggle of the Syrians

The president has built an international coalition against Syria -- but make no mistake, this is an American fight. By Jeffrey Goldberg


Not Fighting the Islamic State Could Be Worse Than Fighting It

In defense of escalating the president's campaign against the Islamic State group. By Jeffrey Goldberg


Ignoring Obama's Most Important Achievement in the Middle East

The president is successful at hunting terrorists and denying the Islamic State access to vast storehouses of deadly chemical weapons. So why doesn't he get credit? By Jeffrey Goldberg


U.S. 'Failure' in Syria Led to Iraq Crisis, Clinton Says

The former Secretary of State blames President Obama’s inaction in Syria for the rise of ISIL in Iraq. By Jeffery Goldberg


What Does Hamas Want?

Want to understand what the Muslim Brotherhood's Gaza branch wants? Study its theology, strategy, and history. By Jeffrey Goldberg


Why Israel Is Facing Down a Total War With Hamas

After the sudden collapse of Friday's cease-fire, we must consider what happens if this conflict comes off the rails. By Jeffrey Goldberg


Why Is Israel Losing a War It's Winning?

Five reasons why Israel is losing the battle of perception over its Gaza offensive, even as it wins the battle against rockets and tunnels. By Jeffrey Goldberg


Ignoring Syria in Favor of Everything Else

Conflict after conflict has stolen the spotlight from Syria's bloody civil war. Do Syrian deaths no longer matter? By Jeffrey Goldberg


Why Hamas Chooses Rockets Over Nation Building

With the prospects for a two-state solution looking hopelessly dim, what does Hamas stand to gain by firing rockets at the civilians of its militarily powerful neighbor? By Jeffery Goldberg


The New Map of the Middle East

Seven years ago, I wrote it was time to redraw the post-World War I borders of the Middle East. ISIS is right, that map that has no future. By Jeffrey Goldberg