Politics

Don’t Trash the Nuclear Deal!

This next week may determine whether President Trump extricates us from that cauldron of c...

Politics

A War of Cultures

Islamist terrorism is going to be with us for a long time; there will be more atrocities l...

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Is Trump Enlisting in the War Party?

By firing off five dozen Tomahawk missiles at a military airfield, our “America Firs...

Middle East Conflict

Why’d You Do It, Don?

Late Thursday afternoon I was checking into a motel in Gallup, NM, also known as "€œDrun...

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The View From the Sidelines

Can anyone make sense of the Middle East? Certainly those of us who perforce rely on telev...

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Is Iran Taking the China Road?

Is the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme leader of the Islamic Republic, a RINO—a ...

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Is Putin Our Ally in Syria?

Among the presidential candidates of the Republican Party and their foreign policy leaders...

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Is ISIS Coming to Damascus?

Who rises if Assad falls? That question, which has bedeviled U.S. experts on the Middle E...

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Secularists vs. Suicide Bombers

“What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight. .....

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King Abdullah II of Jordan

Whose Job Is It to Kill ISIS?

Seeing clips of that 22-minute video of the immolation of the Jordanian pilot, one wonders...

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The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

The thrice-promised land it has been called. It is that land north of Mecca and Medina an...

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White Lies, Black Borders, and Red Lines

Every schoolchild is taught that the evil Germans invaded Poland in 1939 because they love...

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Negotiations—or War With Iran?

“It would be unconscionable to go to war if we haven’t had such discussions,&#...

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The Natural Map of the Middle East

“Apart from political maps of mankind, there are natural maps of mankind. ... One of...