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The Middle East, Unraveling: And Your Solution Is...?

Rick Horowitz  03.28.2015
Tell me again: Whose side are we on this time?
Deconstructing Netanyahu

Deconstructing Netanyahu

Daoud Kuttab  03.27.2015
The truth is coming out and Netanyahu's attempts to correct his errors will do little to change what the world has now finally come to...
Espionage, by Any Other Name

Espionage, by Any Other Name

Scott Ritter  03.25.2015
While much has been made about the so-called "treasonous" actions of 47 members of Congress, led by Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas, in...
Schism and Lack of Leadership in Washington Betrays the Inevitable Fall of our Great Nation

Schism and Lack of Leadership in Washington Betrays the Inevitable Fall of our Great Nation

David Oualaalou  03.25.2015
Could this latest stunt hint at leadership struggles within the GOP? It's an ironic possibility when you consider that the GOP takeover...
Could That Cleavage Be Dictating Your Conscience?

Could That Cleavage Be Dictating Your Conscience?

Ximena Ortiz  03.25.2015
In looking for more images that tell a story we may find ourselves forced to dig deeper and our writing may get better, too. It may also...

Book Review: Is the American Century Over?

Taylor Dibbert  03.23.2015
Academics and political junkies will probably breeze through Is the American Century Over? But the book is so well-written and accessible,...
Survivor Of North Korean Labor Camps Speaks Out After Controversy

Survivor Of North Korean Labor Camps Speaks Out After Controversy

03.19.2015
Shin Dong-hyuk drew worldwide attention to the harsh realities of the North Korean regime with the 2012 book, Escape from Camp 14. The...
World No Longer Bound to Defend Israel Internationally

World No Longer Bound to Defend Israel Internationally

Daoud Kuttab  03.18.2015
AMMAN -- The Israeli electorate had a choice to make. By reelecting a leader who publicly reneged on his commitments to peace and a two-state...
Republicans Will Win the Foreign Policy Debate in 2016, Unless They Blow It

Republicans Will Win the Foreign Policy Debate in 2016, Unless They Blow It

A. Trevor Thrall  03.17.2015
Winning this debate could be crucial given the recent HuffPost/YouGov poll that found more Americans think the 2016 presidential election...
The Big Dick School of American Patriotism

The Big Dick School of American Patriotism

Nan Levinson  03.17.2015
The BDSP is based on a bedrock belief in how America should work: that the only strength that really matters is military and that a great...

Political Slugfest on Suggestion the White House May Take an Iran Deal to the UN

Joseph Braude  03.15.2015
Reports emerged in the American media Thursday that President Obama may propose a resolution to the UN Security Council calling for the...

Know When to Fold Them: Rethinking America's Strategy in Iraq

Joseph V. Micallef  03.15.2015
At the risk of oversimplification, sometimes we just need to focus on the overriding big picture rather than all of the extenuating circumstances....
Criticism, Some From The Right, Builds On GOP Letter To Iran

Criticism, Some From The Right, Builds On GOP Letter To Iran

AP  03.14.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticism of 47 Republican senators' letter to Iranian leaders escalated Friday, and one of the lawmakers expressed...

Can a Divided America Still Lead?

Bill Schneider  03.13.2015
The Iran issue highlights a central dilemma of U.S. foreign policy: will political division undermine U.S. world leadership?