Middle East

It's an amazing thing to see supposedly serious Republican pundits insist that the option of bombing Iran to stop its nuclear weapons program is n Read more...
[media id=17811]Straight from the Cold War, former ambassador John Bolton attacks Russia's decision to provide low-enriched uranium fuel to Iran's Bus Read more...
Oh dear. If this is verified, how likely is it that we'll ever leave? KABUL, Aug. 15, 2010 (Reuters) — Afghanistan said on Sunday it had disc Read more...
Bob Herbert at the NY Times had an impassioned op-ed last week on the insanity of our forces staying in Afghanistan even as all indications note that Read more...
SHORTER Marc Thiessen: "We need Obama to use the CheneyBush national security toolchest to put a hit out on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. It's t Read more...

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On "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi dodged a question about how she would have voted on the bill funding th Read more...
Dr. Hans Blix, former chief of the UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) between 1999 and 2003, was called to testify at Read more...
I haven't had time to review or reflect much on the WikiLeak's disclosure of 92,000 classified documents to the NY Times, the London Guardian ne Read more...
So this is what had the Wikileaks founder so jumpy. No wonder the government wanted to keep this under wraps: A huge cache of secret US military fi Read more...
People often comment that the British government has one big advantage over the US government in running its operations. They have many more Read more...