Brent Sasley is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he teaches Israeli and Middle East politics. He blogs at Mideast Matrix. Follow him on Twitter at @besasley.

Jewish Advocacy

Why is AIPAC lobbying so publicly on Syria? What will the effects be on that organization after the dust settles? And what does it say about Jewish advocacy on Middle East issues? Brent Sasley investigates.

Why So Silent?

In the debate over Syria intervention, the voices of Jewish pro-Israel lobby groups have been conspicuously missing. Brent Sasley explains why we shouldn't expect AIPAC to play a prominent role in this debate.

Prisoner Release

Brent E. Sasley writes that the security and political price of Netanyahu releasing prisoners was relatively small and easily absorbable.