Alon Ben-Meir

Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs and Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute [United States]

Trump and the Kurds: An Act of Betrayal and Infamy

Trump abandoning the Kurds will damage the U.S. and embolden its foes. It amounts to nothing less than treason.

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Daring to Question American Jews’ Loyalty

Trump is an antisemite in his blood. That there is even a small chance that he will be reelected should send shivers down the spine of every decent American.

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Beating Netanyahu

The stakes have never been higher in Israel’s elections.

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Trump: A Racist President

Donald Trump’s embrace of white supremacy is poisoning America’s soul.

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Modernity: No Shield Against Genocide

As long as we put our short-sighted political interest above human lives, we prove we have learned little from history and are condemned to repeat it.

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The Beginning of the End of Erdogan’s Era

Public sentiment is moving away from President Erdogan in Turkey’s largest cities, especially his hometown of Istanbul. This will have major political ramifications.

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Changing the Face of Israel

Netanyahu’s reelection should give serious pause to every Jew and friend of Israel, as the consequences for Israel’s future will be extremely dire.

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The Balkans: Feeding Russia’s and Turkey’s Hunger

While Serbia is trying to balance its bilateral relations between Russia and the EU, Kosovo and Macedonia are more transparent in seeking Europeanization.

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Balkans Vs. Journalists

Truthful reporting in the Balkans is life-threatening.

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The Taliban and the US: Accepting the Inevitable

It took the deaths of 2,300 U.S. soldiers and tens of thousands of Afghans to reach the agreement to end the longest war in U.S. history.

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