Articles By Lawrence J. Haas
From Politics & Policy Sep 06
For the moment, let’s set aside the friction in U.S.-Israeli relations over Iran’s nuclear program, which serves neither Washington nor Jerusalem.
He and Ina have a story that's both charming and important. It speaks to the power of love, to the human instinct to survive in the midst of horror, to the role of fate in determining who lives and who dies.
From Politics & Policy Jul 26
Freedom and democracy don’t come easily to a land that’s known precious little of it over time.
From Politics & Policy Jul 12
Events in Libya and Egypt highlight the potential benefits of United States human rights promotion -- both for the U.S. and for people across the world -- as well as the downsides of America's failure to pursue that task.
From Politics & Policy Jun 28
All is not lost, however, for peace between Israelis and Arabs need not come just from the top down -- not just when leaders across this turbulent region cast aside their weapons and sign treaties.
From Politics & Policy Jun 14
“Life,” the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard said, “must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.”
From Politics & Policy May 31
The question is whether, in light of growing human rights problems from China and Russia to the Middle East and North Africa, the United States is doing enough to factor human rights into its foreign policy.