Mortimer B. Zuckerman is chairman and editor in chief of U.S. News & World Report and publisher of the New York Daily News. He is also the co-founder and chairman of Boston Properties Inc. He is a trustee of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Washington Institute for Near East Studies, and the International Institute of Strategic Studies.

The Treasury secretary declared “Welcome to the Recovery” in an op-ed in Tuesday’s New York Times. Mort Zuckerman on why Geithner might be reading the trends through rose-colored glasses.

As I watched the speech from Israel—and talked to Netanyahu afterward—I saw a poised leader who did what was necessary to move negotiations forward.

Among the many problems Hillary Clinton inherits next week is Condoleezza Rice’s short-sighted and failed policy toward Hamas, which has left Israel vulnerable to ceaseless terror.