Keeping America Interested

An American presence in the region is an Israeli interest of the first degree, and we must do everything in our power to maintain it.

Despite the dramatic developments in the Middle East, from the civil war in Syria to the latest flare-up between Israel and Hamas, President Barack Obama's first visit outside the United States, after his re-election, took place this week in East Asia. This trip served to inject content into the "shift eastward" the American administration announced last year, which is taking the form of a series of...