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Yale Zussman holds a Doctorate in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he concentrated on International Relations, American Government, and the role of leadership.

ARTICLES BY: Yale Zussman

September 13, 2017 12:23 pm

Will the Palestinians Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is?

In the coming months, Congress is expected to vote on the Taylor Force Act, which would prohibit US funding of the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it...

February 11, 2014 1:53 am

The Palestinian Covenant Refutes the Palestinian Narrative

In recent years, the Palestinians - broadly conceived to include the Palestinian Authority, the various political and militant factions, and their supporters abroad - have...

February 3, 2014 8:09 am

Obama’s Foreign Policy is One of Hypocrisy and Harm

In his State of the Union Address on Tuesday evening, President Obama hailed the success of his diplomacy in addressing various global problems. Curiously,...

November 28, 2013 10:50 am

Failure of the Two-State Solution: A Reply to Ian Lustick

Blaise Pascal once noted, "The first moral obligation is to think clearly."  In his "Two-State Illusion" (New York Times Sunday Review, Sep. 15), Ian Lustick...

July 3, 2013 10:55 am

A ‘P’alestinian Inconvenient Truth

In the ongoing "battle of the narratives" between Israel and the Palestinians, one minor, but telling, detail rarely gets mentioned:  the Arabic alphabet, the abjad,...

January 7, 2013 10:39 am

“The Real WMD” – The Walt-Mearsheimer Documents – A Retrospective

Yes, I know, "WMD" usually stands for "weapons of mass destruction," but in this case the letters refer to the Walt-Mearsheimer Documents, including an article...

November 4, 2012 2:56 pm

The Reality of Barack Obama

This election just keeps getting curiouser and curiouser.  In its Friday edition, The Washington Post endorsed Barack Obama for reelection, hardly a surprise in light...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...