Sitemap - 2021 - The Beinart Notebook
No Zoom Call this Friday, December 24
Why Donald Trump Doesn’t See American Jews as Americans
Professors Alan Johnson and Leila Farsakh on Whether Israel is a Settler-Colonial State
Are Zionists more antisemitic than anti-Zionists?
Trita Parsi on Who Killed the Iran Nuclear Deal
A Warning from the Solomon Islands
Representative Mark Pocan on What He Saw in Israel-Palestine
Visible and Invisible Violence
No Zoom Call this Friday
Biden Can’t Fight Climate Change and China at the Same Time
Moshe Halbertal and Omri Boehm on whether Israel can be both Jewish and Democratic
Overthrowing Democracy Requires Overthrowing Feminism
James Zogby on the Collapse of Lebanon
Egypt Doesn’t Deserve US Aid
Susie Linfield on Analogies between Israel-Palestine and the United States
What the Media Doesn’t Tell You about American Foreign Policy
Yousef Munayyer and Rabbi Jill Jacobs on Zionism and the Left
Are Zionists Allowed on the American Left?
Matt Duss on the Israel Debate in Congress
The New War Hawks
Jafar Farah and Suha Salman Mousa on Israel’s Palestinian Citizens
When Bad Politics Happens to Good Policies
Omri Boehm on Zionism and Palestinian Equality
Francis Fukuyama on The End of History and the End of American Dominance
A Season of Grief and Joy
Salem Barahmeh on the Young People Who are Transforming Palestinian Politics
Why Israel Supporters are Embracing Arab Autocrats
Spencer Ackerman on What, if Anything, Comes after “The War on Terror”
To Understand America’s Response to 9/11, Look at How America Changed Before 9/11
Ben Rhodes on Barack Obama, Joe Biden, the “War on Terror,” and the Blob
In its cold war with China, America is repeating the “war on terror’s” mistakes
Fredrik Logevall on How Historians Will View Afghanistan and the “War on Terror”
The End of an Era
Iyad El-Baghdadi on Identity, Islamism, and the Taliban
What Motivates Islamists?
When Will Americans Learn that Other Nations are Nationalistic Too?
Discussion: Wafic Faour and Hannah Rose on the Vermont activism that convinced Ben and Jerry’s to Divest
Seeing the Things in Front of Our Eyes
Discussion: Adam Serwer on Black-Jewish Relations and the Legacy of Donald Trump
The Double Standards Fallacy
Discussion: Sasha Polakow-Suransky on Israel, South Africa, and Apartheid
Israel’s Lunatic Response to Ben and Jerry’s
Discussion: Sam Bahour and Bernard Avishai on Confederation
I'll Make This One Short
Discussion: Joshua Cohen on the American Jewish Novel
Why I Debate People With Whom I Disagree
Discussion: Omar Barghouti on the BDS Movement at 16
The Four Questions that Explain American Jewish Attitudes Toward Israel
Reminder: Program Change and Dana El Kurd Tomorrow
Discussion: Dana El Kurd on the Uprising Against the Palestinian Authority
What Tucker Carlson’s Attack on America’s Top General Reveals about What Conservatives Really Believe
Discussion: Zack Beauchamp on Why Two States is Still the Best Solution in Israel-Palestine
Bernie Sanders Remembers
Discussion: Yehuda Kurtzer on what the American left gets wrong about Israel-Palestine
Benjamin Netanyahu, Father of our Illiberal Age
Reminder: Representative Betty McCollum on US aid to Israel
Discussion: Representative Betty McCollum on US aid to Israel
Americans are Growing More Critical of Israel. Washington May Not Care.
Discussion: Noam Chomsky on Israel, Palestine, Being Jewish, and Pursuing Justice
Will it Matter if Netanyahu Goes? For Jews, Yes. For Palestinians, No.
Discussion: Has US Media Coverage of Israel-Palestine Changed?
Progressives are Comparing Palestinians to Black Americans. That’s good
If Israel Eliminated Hamas, Nothing Fundamental Would Change
Discussion: Where will the Palestinian Uprising Lead?
Reminder: Expulsions Then and Now
Discussion: Expulsions Then and Now
The Wars Will End When Palestinians Can Return
Discussion: The Dark Legacy of Meir Kahane
It’s Easier to Avoid Culture Wars When You’re White and Male
Time Change: Why Human Rights Watch Accused Israel of “Apartheid”
Discussion: Why Human Rights Watch Accused Israel of “Apartheid”
Why Doesn’t Biden’s Democracy Agenda Include Palestinians?
Special guest today: Daniel Seidemann
Discussion: The End of the “War on Terror?"
Why Joe Biden Left Afghanistan
Discussion: What is Anti-Semitism?
Why Dov Hikind Thinks I’m “Pathetic” and “Sick.”
Discussion: What is Happening in Jordan?
What Tony Blinken Means When He Says Human Rights are “Back”
Discussion: The Biden Administration’s Strange Approach to Human Rights
Discussion: What Just Happened In Israel?
Stop Fueling Panic About China
Discussion: Will Israel’s elections matter?
For better and worse, Biden is our LBJ
Discussion: Why Isn’t Biden as Progressive on Foreign Policy as on Domestic Policy?
American Exceptionalism as Magical Thinking
Discussion: Understanding Palestinian Politics
Want to Fight “Cancel Culture?” Start with the Israel Debate
Discussion: Inside AIPAC
Is America Back? Should It Be?
Discussion: Are Sanctions a Weapon of War?
Bull in a China Shop
Discussion: The International Criminal Court and Israel [corrected date]
Discussion: The International Criminal Court and Israel
Why Matt Duss Matters
Discussion: What does it mean for America to support human rights?
Human Rights Starts at Home
Discussion: Why Republicans Still Fear Trump
Why Rob Malley Matters
Discussion: The Biden Era
Who Really Supports Nonviolence?
Discussion: The Uighurs
The End of the Trump Era?
The Parable of Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz
Discussion: Mob Rule
American Democracy Has Never Been Secure