Jules Witcover

03/26/2015 - 8:45pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory -- won on the strength of his temporary promise never to approve a two-state solution for Palestine and Israel -- was akin to pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

    He hoodwinked the Israeli...

02/19/2015 - 9:31pm

    After nearly 14 years of war in the Middle East, President Obama's pitch to Congress for authorization to continue it conforms with his own defined purpose -- eventually to end America's "perpetual war footing" that began under his...

02/19/2015 - 7:57pm

    President Obama's outward calm in the face of the peril of Russian adventurism in Ukraine is in keeping not only with his personality. It squares with his dogged determination to extract the United States from what he has decried as a permanent war...

02/12/2015 - 6:01pm

    Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in...

02/12/2015 - 5:53pm

    All through the 2014 midterm campaign and thereafter. the Republican leaders boasted that once they got their hands on the reins of Congress they would come out smoking with their long-stymied agenda for getting the country out of the doldrums.

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02/12/2015 - 4:39pm

    The early decision of Jeb Bush to jump-start a Republican race for the 2016 presidential nomination has already bagged its first victim in Mitt Romney.

    The sudden withdrawal of the 2012 nominee,...

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