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Enough of the Handwringing: The Loss of American Influence in the Arab World Is Programmed

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 03.10.2014 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

The Punditocracy, especially on the Right, is lamenting the fact that the United States has lost much of its clout in the Arab World. But this was to be expected.

Familiar Cast As U.S. Launches New Mideast Peace Bid

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — With a cast of characters that has presided over numerous failed Middle East peace efforts, the Obama administration launched a fre...

Obama's Middle East: Rhetoric And Reality

The New York Review of Books | Posted 07.22.2011 | Politics

Being president of the world has sometimes seemed a job more agreeable to Barack Obama than being president of the United States. The Cairo speech of ...

Barack Obama, You've Forgotten Your Mother

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 07.10.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

On May 1st, as President Obama looked into the eyes of Americans and the world to announce the bizarre end to an even stranger manhunt, we looked back into his eyes and for the first time ever, there was no trace of Stanley Ann.