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GABRIEL SCHOENFELD

GABRIEL SCHOENFELD

Are we due for an "October surprise?" Ever since October 1972, when Henry Kissinger, then Richard Nixon's national security adviser, announced that "peace is at...

Back in February, the Pentagon announced that it had moved the guided-missile destroyer, USS Cole, and a number of other ships to the eastern Mediterranean,...

We've returned time and again to the National Intelligence Estimate of last December, which declared flatly, and misleadingly, that Iran's nuclear-weapons program came to a...

Courtesy of the New York Times:  Mr. Clinton’s frenetic schedule spared no time for the distractions that often crop up on the campaign trail. When a...

In today's New York Times, Michiko Kakutani gives a mixed review to Fareed Zakaria's latest book, The Post-American World.  She faults it for, among others things,...

Is Joseph Cirincione Barack Obama's "top advisor" on nuclear affairs, as I stated here last week? He has denied it adamantly (scroll down to the...

I rarely pay attention to Colbert King, and when I do, I seldom agree with him. But he delivers the goods today. Here is the video...

Autocrats and Democrats The Return of History and the End of Dreams by Robert Kagan Knopf. 112 pp. $19.95   The world is full of mysteries. One of them is...

The Institute for Science and International Security in Washington, headed by David Albright, has issued an "update" on the Syrian reactor destroyed by Israel on...

The November National Intelligence Estimate on Iran declared flatly in its opening sentence that ‘We judge with high confidence that in fall 2003, Tehran halted...

Given his particular set of credentials in national security, it is not a surprise that John McCain understands the critical need for secrecy in the...

Joseph Cirincione, the subject of my post yesterday, Obama's Radioactive Potato, writes that "I am not a top advisor to Senator Obama. I have never met...