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  • Roger Cohen reality check

    Courtesy of New York Times columnist Roger Cohen, here’s another "Middle East Reality Check:" Like Hamas in Gaza, Hezbollah has long been treated by the United States as a proscribed terrorist group. This narrow view has ignored the fact that both organizations are now entrenched political and social movements without whose involvement regional peace is… More ▸

  • Cohen misses the point — again

    Here’s my latest beef with Roger Cohen: He ignores the JTA (and thumps Israel again in a column that misses the point on Iran). In his column Sunday, the veteran New York Times writer cites critical reaction to his Op-Ed last week on Jews in Iran from the Jerusalem Post, the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg and… More ▸

  • Naive on Iran

    Roger Cohen strikes again. Last time we considered this venerated New York Times columnist, Cohen was urging Hillary Clinton to show Israel some tough love. Now he weighs in with a column describing life for Iran’s Jews as hunky dory. While declaring "The Arab Jew has perished. The Persian Jew has fared better," Cohen writes:… More ▸