Sen. Lieberman: Solution here would serve as global model

At a meeting with journalists in Jerusalem yesterday, Democratic Senator Joseph Lieberman recalled a trip he once took to Asia with his good friend, Republican Senator John McCain. On that trip, he received the...

Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 18th

Summary and Analysis VOP led its headlines with the daylight murder yesterday of Hisham Maki in Gaza, but Maki was not characterized today as a "martyr"-which would have been obligatory had he been killed by...

Commentary: The Baker-Hamilton Report, Syria, and More

Recommendations of the Baker Hamilton Commission on how to proceed in Iraq have not been formally announced as yet, but they have been leaked. A major -- and hugely horrendous -- proposal is that...

A Nuclear Crisis in Search of a Model: Lessons from Iraq, North Korea, Libya,...

http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=6096 The interim deal signed in Geneva by the P5+1 and Iran is meant only to put “more time on the clock” in order to negotiate a final deal - a comprehensive agreement that will...

State of the Union Address on Foreign Policy: Careful Phrasing Conceals Disasters

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/02/state-of-union-address-on-foreign.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+Rubinreports+(RubinReports) While the State of the Union message was overwhelmingly domestically oriented, the foreign policy sections were most interesting. I’ll review them here. The president began in the same neo-patriotic mode used in the second inaugural...

WikiLeaks Reveals Pakistan’s Intel Deceit

http://www.newsmax.com/KenTimmerman/WikiLeaks--Afghan--War--Pakistan--InterServices--Intelligence--Service--ISI--Taliban--Ron--Paul--Kucinich--Obama--Bush/2010/07/29/id/366037 The explosive revelations of the “Afghan War Diary” released by WikiLeaks this week reveal several open secrets that have been well known to those who have closely followed this war for many years. First and...

Hassan Rowhani: A Honey Trap for Iran and the World?

http://jcpa.org/hassan-rowhani-a-honey-trap-for-iran-and-the-world/ Sayyed Hassan Rowhani, who adopted the color purple during the election campaign, won an overwhelming victory in the first round of the Iranian presidential election with a majority of over 50 percent, leaving Saeed...

UNRWA and Alternatives for Palestinian Refugees

http://aijac.org.au/news/article/unrwa-and-alternatives-for-palestinian-refugees There are 1.6 million people in the Gaza Strip, most of them in UNRWA (United Nations Relief Works Agency) “refugee” camps. With support from more than 35 major Western democracies, UNRWA could be dealing with...

Analysis: Turmoil in Egypt

As Egypt's much-anticipated moment of crisis arrived and popular rebellions shook governments across the Middle East, Iran stands as never before at the center of the region. Its Islamist rulers are within sight of...

Saddam and Al Qaida

Despite their bitter divisions over possible war in Iraq, doves and many hawks on this side of the Atlantic share a common, often-stated belief: that there is "no evidence" of a link between Osama...