Politics

Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?

“Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw f...

Middle East

An Air-Conditioned Life

It is a strange life, and none stranger than in the Gulf—the Persian Gulf, I mean, not t...

Politics

War Party Targets Putin and Assad

Having established a base on the Syrian coast, Vladimir Putin last week began air strikes ...

Politics

What the Fall of Ramadi Means

The fall of Ramadi, capital of Anbar, largest province in Iraq, after a rout of the Iraqi ...

Politics

Decapitation and Capitulation

The week after the murdering scum of ISIS beheaded 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya"€”the...

Politics

The Ultimate Enemy of ISIS

The president’s request for the authorization to use military force against the Isla...

Middle East

Lord Cromer

The Folly of Liberal Imperialism

When, half an eternity ago, I was a small boy who collected stamps, I was very favorably d...

Politics

Petra, Jordan

Jordan’s Influx of the Unwanted

Few Westerners could locate Jordan on a map. If they think about it at all, it likely conc...

Politics

Tahrir Square

The Arab Spring Turns to Summer

Roughly one year ago Mohamed Morsi won Egypt's presidential election. At the time there wa...

Politics

Three Waves of Mediocrity

The Obama regime's official explanation for the murder of our ambassador to Libya and thre...

Politics

America’s Newest Enemy?

WASHINGTON"€”I was visiting Pakistan's ambassador to the United States in the spring of ...

Politics

Chemical Imbalances

A senior Syrian government spokesman has confirmed that his nation possesses chemical weap...

Politics

The Turd World

Every time Islam pokes its head out of its towel, I get nostalgic. Oh, women in Egypt were...

Politics

Syria’s False Revolution

A couple of weeks ago I wrote in this here mag about Syria. I played it safe. My point was...