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September 10, 2013

It's hardly surprising that, given the incoherence of President Obama's Syria policy, his prime time address to the nation on the subject made so little...

For a few minutes President Obama gave the speech on Syria that he should have made weeks if not years ago. In opening his address...

Well aware that Secretary of State John Kerry has a full dance card these days testifying to congressional committees on the case for military action...

Back in April, amidst a great deal of public optimism regarding the peace process between Turkish authorities and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) insurgents, I suggested...

Max Boot does an excellent job explaining why the new Russian proposal on removing chemical weapons from Syria is almost certainly a mirage. Not surprisingly,...

Too many Americans continue to view Iraq through the context of American politics. The Iraq War was a polarizing affair, and became more so with...

One way to tell how abrupt and unexpected was the change in plans toward Syria is the fact that no one seems completely sure who...

I’ve been traveling in Poland and Romania over the last week or so, without steady access to the Internet and so I was not able...

The run-up to Friday’s 20th anniversary of the Oslo Accords is a good time to consider not only what went wrong with the “peace process”...

You can almost hear the collective sigh of relief in Washington over Syria's apparent acceptance of a Russian plan to dismantle its chemical weapons. This...

Every year, the World Economic Forum releases The Global Competitiveness Report. The report shows just how desperate the situation has become in Egypt. In quality...

Last week, the White House quietly announced the appointment of Dr. James Zogby to the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Zogby—whom I have debated...