Our craving for ideology means that we are partial to ideological leaders. But we need leaders who will make smart decisions that are aligned with the public interest.
Nash, who died in a car crash in May, was a founder of game theory. Perhaps it was his way of trying to understand what empathy is.
It may have less to do with anti-Semitism than we think.
The decision to attack Iran cannot only take into account the potential consequences of action but must also consider the danger of doing nothing at all.