We haven't changed in the last 70 years: labor discipline is still not our forte. But the world changed and came to need our unique skill set.
The rial’s freefall shows how vulnerable the Islamic Republic’s economy is, but does Trump have patience for economic warfare?
U.S. shares have lost 9% since January because Donald Trump's penchant for crises far outweighs his business-friendly' policy. Even investors are finally asking, is Trump really the leader we want playing high-stakes games of diplomacy that could lead to war?
Living on heavy debt, Jordan and Lebanon face unpopular but inevitable cures like raising taxes. Wait for the 'good war' to erupt
Trump could win a trade war with China, but with nearly a third of Israel's economy derived from exports, it is particularly exposed to the U.S. president’s antics
Just last week Jerusalem got a rude reminder from the Bank of Israel that the good times won't roll forever and once they grind to a halt, Netanyahu's toast
Aid has kept the West Bank and Gaza afloat. Without it, Israel may have to countenance real economic development and what that means
The Diaspora Ministry is eyeing tens of millions of quasi-Jews around the globes not just as potential Zionists but as potential immigrants. But it’s overcrowded here already
Putinomics is all about political stability. Russia isn’t Europe’s only underdeveloped economy, it’s the one with the poorest excuses
The frictions in the northern Israeli town of Kfar Vradim over Arabs moving in are going to become more frequent, and Israel is going to have to come up with better answers than 'No.'
The fact is that high-tech is two parts engineering and one part hucksterism. The millions go to those who can sell an idea almost no one understands
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking capital overseas, but investor beware: He is turning the kingdom into an even more dysfunctional dictatorship, not a progressive state
You can be a good and productive citizen of the state without all the patriotic baggage, and that is exactly what Israeli Arabs are doing
The president’s rash decision to slap tariffs on steel is further evidence of the kind of mercurial leader he is and why Israel can’t rely on him
Army service for men is the only way to change patriarchal Haredi society, but don't count on Bibi to do it
The 310 million guns that Americans own are a front in the culture wars, not a policy issue. But the president may be signaling that that is about to change
New data shows the partnership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but there's a reason Alibaba's Jack Ma will be visiting Israel this May
The contrast between how Israel and Egypt reacted to Monday's agreement should serve as a warning to anyone looking forward to a grand new era of energy cooperation
Netanyahu has been good for the Israeli economy and he will be sorely missed if he has to go, but no one thinks that's happening anytime soon
The Trump administration is growing increasingly irrelevant because it has neither a coherent set of policies nor people competent to implement them. In Syria, Israel is going to share the price