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Elliott Abrams

Don't Play Politics With Syrian Christians

James Zogby | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

For over a century Christians of the Middle East have either been exploited by groups in the West, when it served Western interest to do so, or callously ignored. I care about them too much to see them being used again.

Beltway Job Seekers Are Lying in Wait

Llewellyn King | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Llewellyn King

If one of the presidential hopefuls, with the exception of Hillary Clinton, wins the presidency, the first thing he will need is the telephone number ...

Smearing Chuck Hagel

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

He's a what?!...

Deaths in Syria Too Brutal for UN Council to Stay Silent

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

As the Syrian military killed more and more people, all 15 members of the U.N. Security Council for the first time condemned the government's use of force against civilians and its gross violations of human rights.

Elliott Abrams' Complaint

Henry Siegman | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Henry Siegman

In a June 23 column, Elliott Abrams takes to task the signatories of a letter urging President Obama to present to Israel and Palestine clear parameters to frame negotiations for a two-state peace agreement.

Think Again: Chutzpah on the Right

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

One reason that conservatives are divided -- to put it generously -- about democracy in the Arab world is that for many of them their primary concern is not democracy or even the Arab world, but Israel.

Brookings Loses Bid on Orszag but Takes Kagan From Carnegie

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.

No Tea Parties for "Bibi"

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's arrival in Washington shortly after President Barack Obama's victory on health care reform had both symbolic significance and practical implications for the Likud leader.

Let's Support President Obama in Stopping Iran

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Robinson

The threat of a mad religious theocracy like the government of Iran becoming a nuclear power is far too serious an issue to allow partisan sentiment to cloud judgment.