Tag Archives: Middle East

The National Interest: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The National Interest Blog: Opinion: Daniel R. DePetris- 10 Questions to Ask Before Intervening in Libya Again It’s not that intervening in Libya in 2011 was the wrong decision. The … Continue reading

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Gil Troy: Moynihan’s Moment- Daniel P. Moynihan’s Fight Against Zionism is Racism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Gil Troy: Moynihan’s Moment- Daniel P. Moynihan’s Fight Against Zionism is Racism I’ve never understood the New-Left’s hatred of Israel and perhaps the Jewish community in America in general. Socialists … Continue reading

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Floyd Anderson: ‘Hunter S. Thompson’s Famous 9/11 Interview’

Source:Floyd Anderson– one of Hunter S. Thompson’s many books. Source:The Daily Review “Hunter S. Thompson 9/11 Interview 8/29/2002” From Floyd Anderson Source:The New Democrat– Hunter S. Thompson: an American original. I don’t quite see George W. Bush as the devil that … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy Islamism, from ISIS and other groups, is not just and assault on American and Western values, but its … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Peter Harris: Losing the International Order: Westphalia, Liberalism and Current World Crises

Source: The National Interest: Opinion: Peter Harris: Losing the International Order: Westphalia, Liberalism and Current World Crises To put it mildly the world is a lot more complicated now and the developed world which is mostly in the West is … Continue reading

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The Onion: Nathan Eckert: The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism

Source: The Onion: Nathan Eckert: The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism Looking back at the Iraq War from over a twelve-year perspective it reminds me of someone who knows … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and that I and others are scared that this could happen in Washington, … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Laila Lalami: To Defeat ISIS, We Must Call Both Western and Muslim Leaders to Account

Source: The Nation: Opinion: Laila Lalami: To Defeat ISIS, We Must Call Both Western and Muslim Leaders to Account I watched Senator John McCain, whose not exactly amateur when it comes to national security and foreign policy experience and knowledge, … Continue reading

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Rick Cooley: ‘No Nukes’- Only Through Multi-Lateral Disarmament

Source: Rick Cooley: ‘No Nukes’ Before we talk about eliminating nuclear weapons from the face of the Earth, which I would go along with as long as it’s not just the United States that does that, but everyone else involved who … Continue reading

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The Buchanan Brigade: Blog: Patrick J. Buchanan: The GOP’s Iran Dilemma

The Buchanan Brigade: Blog: Patrick J. Buchanan: The GOP’s Iran Dilemma I actually agree with Pat Buchanan, who seems to be getting more sane and intelligent as he gets older. The way I would put it, is that President Obama … Continue reading

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