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Jeffrey Goldberg
Jeffrey Goldberg is a columnist for Bloomberg View writing about the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy and national affairs. He is a national correspondent for the Atlantic, the author of "Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror" and a winner of the National Magazine Award for reporting. He has also covered the Middle East as a staff writer for the New Yorker. Goldberg began his career at the Washington Post. He later wrote a column for the Jerusalem Post, covered the Mafia for New York magazine, and wrote for several years for the New York Times Magazine. He has been a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a fellow of the Jerusalem Foundation. He was born in New York, and now lives in Washington with his wife and three children.
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There's No Solution in Iran

There is no truly satisfactory solution to the problem posed by the Tehran regime’s deep desire to reach the nuclear threshold. Read more

Israel Chooses Settlements Over Friends

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government fervently believes that the Jewish settlements in the West Bank -- whose expansion it supports -- are irrelevant to its conflict with the Palestinians.  Read more

Is It Finally John McCain's America?

Senator John McCain, one of the last non-anguished interventionists in Washington (his Sancho Panza, fellow Republican Lindsey Graham, is another) had a very good week. Read more

Europe's Slow Surrender to Intolerance

The Sainsbury’s incident is disturbing not so much for what it says about the nature of European anti-Israelism, but for what it says about the broader response within Europe to forces of intolerance and hatred. Read more

Obama's Real Foreign-Policy Problem

President Barack Obama -- who today at West Point offered a recalibration of his foreign policy -- has made no catastrophic missteps in that realm over his term-and-a-half in office. Read more

Netanyahu Says Obama Got Syria Right

In an exclusive interview with Jeffrey Goldberg, Benjamin Netanyahu offers his most extensive comments to date on the reasons he thinks the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has failed. Read more

Did Samantha Power Just Rebuke Obama on Syria?

Last week, in a powerful speech that should have received more attention than it has so far, Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, seemed to rebuke the administration in which she serves for its handling of the Syria catastrophe. Read more

Is Israel an Apartheid State?

So, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a mistake by thinking that a meeting of the Trilateral Commission was off-the-record. Read more

Why Israel Is Pulling Out of the Peace Process

The decision by Israel’s security cabinet to suspend peace talks now that the Palestinian Authority has decided to forge a unity government with Hamas contains elements of reasonableness, realism, hypocrisy and myopia. Read more

Passports Aside, Jerusalem Is in Israel

Why does the U.S. acquiesce to the fiction that Jerusalem -- in particular, West Jerusalem, which has been the seat of Israeli government since 1948 -- may not actually belong to Israel? Read more