Post Archive

June 17, 2009

Tom Friedman is bullish on virtual revolution: What is fascinating to me is the degree to which in Iran today - and in Lebanon - the...

The big lie was inevitable. There is nothing the White House can do to get this message off state broadcast media in Iran. Iran has accused...

I recently devoted a piece to trying to decode President Obama. In reading more of his comments, I've noticed a tendency that now almost qualifies...

Today's big story from Washington will be the release of a "comprehensive plan" for re-regulating the world of finance. The White House floated out an...

Iranian state media are now using Photoshop to make rallies for Ahmadinejad look bigger than they really are. ...

I’ve seen dozens of reports that Hezbollah fighters have been imported from Lebanon as instruments of internal repression. This has happened before, and I seriously...

Max, that's rich that the focus of the Politico's "conflict rages!" story should be on the Republicans. What about the huge cognitive dissonance between the...

The Iranian regime has effectively placed foreign correspondents under house arrest, but has worse in store for Iranian citizens who publish news. Iran's most powerful...

I do not believe it likely that the people of Iran will overthrow the Revolutionary regime in the next few weeks. This is not one...

The Arab-Israeli conflict is often thought of as a Muslim-Israeli conflict, although it is not. Israel has normal relations and even alliances with a number...

Robert Kagan writes that Obama's fixation on finding a "Grand Bargain" with Iran is being put to the test. He writes that Obama's meek response...

It's still very early in the Obama administration, but a pattern is beginning to emerge in how the president deals with foreign nations. And it...