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Oct 19, 2021, 6:06 PM
When I was right, Colin Powell was wrong…
...and to his everlasting credit, he admitted it. America and the world need leaders like him more than ever.
Oct 18, 2020, 5:19 AM
Impeach Trump now for inciting violence. Before it’s too late
Last week, I urged Democratic leaders in the US House of Representatives to re-impeach President Trump on newly documented corruption charges. I suggested this mainly as a procedural maneuver to block the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the...
Oct 14, 2020, 3:30 AM
Re-Impeach Trump, Derail Barrett
An open letter to Congressmen Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff Dear Congressmen, The charade now playing out in the US Senate over the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, accompanied by the horror show of virus-spreading Trump rallies and demented...
Oct 4, 2020, 12:58 PM
Judge Barrett as the Agent of Divine Wrath
Dear Judge Barrett, As I understand that you are a person of profound Catholic faith, I am drafting this appeal to you (my fourth) as a sermonette – what we Jews call a dvar Torah. I am much less of a...
Sep 30, 2020, 4:31 PM
Judge Barrett, please reconsider!
Dear Judge Barrett, I trust you watched the presidential debate last night. If not, you must. Either way, I beseech you once more to reconsider whether you wish to attach your reputation forever to the man whose unspeakably shameful performance...
Sep 29, 2020, 7:23 AM
Does Israel have a Trump IOU?
If not, better watch out. He's in hock, bigly, to some unsavory others. Earlier this month, I warned (in the context of the much-ballyhooed "peace treaty" with the UAE and Bahrain) to FOLLOW THE MONEY in order to discover the...
Sep 24, 2020, 9:40 AM
Trumpashenko locks up Minsk DC
As its pioneer and defender, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, lay in state on the steps of the Supreme Court, US democracy was put onto the critical list -- with the date of its demise pre-determined: 3 November. In Minsk, Belarus, Aleksandr...
Sep 22, 2020, 1:16 AM
RBG z”l v. Trump & McConnell: honor v. hypocrisy
Ramming through a replacement before the election might be a Pyrrhic victory for Republicans. Ruth Bader Ginsburg made me, like countless others, proud to be Jewish. She made many more people proud to be American. Some heroes make their mark on...
Sep 15, 2020, 11:34 PM
We’ve been here before: ‘Historic’ normalizations with Arab states that came and went
For the record, welcome as the agreements with the UAE and Bahrain may be (and I have already registered my reservations), they are not, as advertised, the first such pacts with Arab nations since Egypt and Jordan. Israel had...
Sep 12, 2020, 11:39 PM
How Trump saving MBS’s ‘ass’ begat Israel-UAE-Bahrain deal
It's a quid pro quo from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman following the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi
Gideon Remez, formerly head of foreign news at Voice of Israel Radio, is an associate fellow of the Truman Institute, Hebrew University. The views expressed here are his own and not the Institute's.