I am just back from the National Summit to Re-Assess the U.S.-Israel Special Relationship and will file reports of compelling remarks from speakers in days to come. But I want to convey the importance of the conference here. The crowds were impressive. There were close to 300 people inside the National Press Club to hear […]
Henry Kissinger, architect of the destruction of Indochina and secretary of state to one of America’s most corrupt leaders, wrote an Op-Ed in the Washington Post yesterday making arguments that, if uttered on any of the cable news shows, would be condemned as anti-American. Kissinger’s analysis is a balanced one, in contrast to much of […]
I’m so glad we have a brand new columnist in the fabulous Lucy Steigerwald! She’s a columnist for VICE.com, previously worked as an Associate Editor for Reason magazine, and blogs at www.thestagblog.com. She is most angry, she tells us, "about police, prisons, and wars." Well, that’s a start! Today is her first weekly column, which has […]
Worth a watch from CNN’s Jake Tapper: Pretty much everything that comes out of the mouths of the Democrat and Republican talking heads is ideologically driven and devoid of substance. This also adds to my argument at Reason.com that Russia’s foreign policy is consistent, irrespective of alterations, or the lack thereof, in the U.S. approach.
According to a YouGov poll conducted this week, only 14 percent of Americans said the U.S. has “any responsibility” to get involved in Ukraine, and only 18 percent think the U.S. “has any responsibility to protect Ukraine if Russia were to invade” “Americans are more likely than not to say that the United States has no […]
Amnesty International came out with a report last week documenting cases of abuse and killings by the Israeli army in the West Bank over the time period of January 2011 to December 2013. The report documents “the killings of 22 Palestinian civilians in the West Bank,” mostly “young adults under the age of 25.” Amnesty reports […]