Posts Tagged: middle East
To promote the conditions for peace in the Middle East, the U.S. should tie security assistance to Israeli settlement policy.
The proposed U.S. ban on gasoline sales to Iran is better than bombing the country. But, columnist Michael Klare asks, could such a ban lead to war anyway?
Politics has trumped democracy as Iraq just postponed a key vote on the status of U.S. forces in their country.
To reach a peace settlement in the Middle East, the United States has to put pressure on Israel and reach out to Hamas.
Obama's historic speech in Cairo marked a new beginning, but it will take action to translate his new vision into a reality.
Obama failed to address Egyptian and Saudi repression in his address to the Muslim world.
For the United States to focus only on improving its image in the Arab and Muslim world is to see only half of the picture.
The bloodshed in Gaza was a testing ground for dangerous hypotheses about far greater global political issues.
A convergence of interests in the region provide a golden opportunity for the United States to reverse its policy and help bring peace to the Middle East.
In his recent AIPAC speech, Barack Obama veers right.