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Mar 14, 2018, 7:15 PM
Democracy Depends on Its Citizens
Winston Churchill was right when he said in 1947 that “democracy is the worst form of government ever invented – except for all those other forms that have been tried.” One of the reasons is that sometimes a democracy...
Sep 27, 2013, 2:25 PM
Making the Ban on Chemical Weapons Work
Making the ban on chemical weapons effective is a different and separate purpose from all of the various conflicting goals being pursued for Syria. People who want to preserve Alawite power, those who want to overthrow Assad, and those...
Sep 27, 2013, 11:23 AM
The Choice that the Palestinians are Offering to Israel
The Choice that the Palestinians are Offering to Israel by Max Singer Negotiations have begun between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, but few people recognize what choice the Palestinians are giving to Israel in these negotiations. The substance of their...
Sep 1, 2013, 12:39 PM
Banning poison gas makes sense
Although more Syrians have been killed with guns than with chemicals, punishing Damascus for the poison still makes sense
Nov 8, 2012, 10:56 AM
Syrian chemical weapons — a threat to Israel?
The fighting in Syria is not likely to end until there is a decisive victory by either the Alawite Syrian government or by the forces fighting to replace it. A stable division of the country along ethnic or sectarian...
Nov 7, 2012, 10:54 AM
How will the war in Syria end?
There are three plausible outcomes for Syria. But there may well be years of war before the outcome is determined. And, as Morechai Kedar has noted, this would be a period in which Syria would be dominated by diverse...
Apr 19, 2012, 4:59 PM
From crony capitalism to a free market
The only way to better the lot of Israel's beleaguered middle class is to put an end to anti-competitive government regulations
Max Singer is a senior fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and a founder and Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute. He is the author, most recently, of "History of the Future," Lexington, 2012