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Netanyahu-Trump Partnership Is Stronger Than Ever. Are These Its Final Days?

What was missing with Mr. Trump, however, was the curb on Mr. Netanyahu that Mr. Clinton and Barack Obama had each applied, Mr. Shavit said: “The fact that he’d had a Democratic president was like his external superego.” “The [...]

Of Civil Wars and Family Feuds: Brexit Is More Divisive Than Ever

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Britain’s planned departure from the European Union has split homes and workplaces, friendships and marriages. The divide shows no sign of narrowing. Source: NYT > World

The Battle Against One of the Worst Ebola Epidemics Ever Is in Trouble

Efforts to end the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the second largest such epidemic ever, are failing because outside organizations have alienated the communities, leading residents to avoid medical care and even [...]

Poland and Israel’s Embrace as Awkward as Ever Despite Shared Adversary in E.U.

In July, Mr. Orban flew to Israel, praying at the Western Wall and visiting Yad Vashem, the memorial to the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust. Mr. Netanyahu has had greater difficulty finessing the relationship with Poland. A year [...]

New York voters give Cuomo and Schumer their ‘lowest ratings ever’ says poll

There’s disconcerting news for both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, according to a new Siena College poll. New Yorkers are not entirely thrilled with the two Empire State Democrats. “Voters give Cuomo and [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump on whether he’s worked for the Russians: ‘Most insulting thing I’ve ever been asked’

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump didn’t answer yes or no when asked Saturday if he was working or had ever worked for Russia. | Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY SUNDAY SIREN — WAPO’S GREG MILLER: [...]

The Only Impeachment Guide You’ll Ever Need

*/ ]]> It’s been barely a week since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, and already the I-word is flying around Washington. “We’re going to impeach the motherfucker,” Rashida Tlaib declared jubilantly mere hours [...]

Congress’s incoming class is younger, bluer, and more diverse than ever

The midterm elections are behind us and a new class of congressmen and women will start governing on Jan. 3, 2019. We looked at the newest additions to the House and Senate — 100 non-incumbent winners* — and found their average age is 49. [...]

25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever

Apportioning blame occupies a cottage industry of analysts, ex-negotiators, lobbyists and partisans. In fact, both sides have failed to pursue or engage meaningfully in peace talks since an Obama administration attempt to restart negotiations [...]

Sweden’s Centrists Prevail Even as Far-Right Has Its Best Showing Ever

STOCKHOLM — Sweden looked set for a period of political confusion after election results on Sunday put a center-right bloc and the governing center-left coalition neck and neck, while a far-right, anti-immigration party came in third [...]