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Entries by Amb. Marc Ginsberg from 01/2008

How the Iowa Democratic Caucus May Improve the Middle East

| Posted 01.02.2008 | Politics

Middle East watchers might want to examine the Democratic presidential campaigns in Iowa more carefully.

When Nashua Met Harry and Nancy

| Posted 01.07.2008 | Politics

Granite-staters are fed up with anything that constitutes politics-as-normal inside the Beltway and that includes anyone who is perceived -- rightly or wrongly -- associated with it.

Tick Tock Goes the Middle East Decider's Clock

| Posted 01.11.2008 | Politics

If there ever was an instance where bipartisanship could trump presidential politics in an election year, it is when the US tries to bring peace to the Middle East.

"I Have a Mirage!" Bush Declares to the Arab World

| Posted 01.13.2008 | Politics

It's taken a terribly long time for Rice -- no Mid-East expert either before, during, or after her 7th year in this administration -- to understand that "elections" do not constitute "democracy."

That Saudi Funded West Wing??

| Posted 01.16.2008 | Politics

Bush's trip to the Middle East had less to do with the serious business of Iran and more to do with the future post-POTUS construction costs of the Bush presidential library.

Pack Your Bag for Pakistan (October Surprise Anyone)?

| Posted 01.25.2008 | Politics

The real war against Al Qaeda has yet to be fought where it counts -- in Pakistan and in an area where Musharraf has lost virtually total control.

Big Mac's Iraq Hundred Years' War

| Posted 01.30.2008 | Politics

It must stoke the patriotic fantasies in Republican voters' hearts to hear McCain talk convincingly about "victory" in Iraq when everyone, including his hero, Gen. Petraeus, avoids that word like the plague.