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Petraeus and Kagans

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Why The Right Is Smearing Chuck Hagel, and Why It Must End

Jon Soltz | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

If William Kristol wants to have a real debate on the real issues, let's have it. Let's have a debate on the neocon military policy of preemptive war, interventionism and nation-building versus a more reasoned approach, with use of the military as a last resort.

Romney, Change? "From the People Who Brought You Economic Collapse and Iraq"

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If Romney and the Republicans take over, not only will Medicare's guarantee be gone -- forever -- but we will experience the same financial, housing and general economic collapse as we did under George W Bush.

Another Explanation for Powell's Endorsement of President Obama

Scott Lilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott Lilly

When Colin Powell or other military leaders look at the Romney campaign and find that more than a third of the national security advisors come from a single conservative think tank, maybe they fear a disastrous replay of the past decade.

Jason Linkins

Romney Campaign Is Pretty Averse To Using The Word 'Neo-Conservative' | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

What sort of foreign policy philosophy is Mitt Romney likely to follow? Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), writing for Foreign Policy back in July, sized it u...

That's My Kind of Church!

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rev. Chris Glaser

Last week I found a church to my liking -- of all places, a megachurch in the South on television. Or maybe I should say, a "congregation," because it included people of many faiths, including atheism.

Neocons Do Not Speak for Iranian-Americans

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
MJ Rosenberg

The schedule for the American Jewish Committee conference in Washington coming up in May highlights that Sohrab Ahmari, an Iranian-American, will be a...

Romney Will Be a Tea Party/Neocon Puppet: DeMint's (Not So) Secret Strategy for Taking Over the U.S.

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The goal of the DeMints, with the backing of the Kochs and their fellow travelers, is not to let the American people have what they want. And, they will take whatever steps necessary to buy elections, to suppress the vote, to select robotic judges.

The "Israel Firster" Brouhaha

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
MJ Rosenberg

Can anyone argue with the assertion that for neocons Obama is always wrong and Bibi is always right? Not only that, they denounce those who dare criticize Netanyahu over anything while never ever letting up on Obama.

The Neocons Have Finally Snapped

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
MJ Rosenberg

Any doubt we might have that the Israeli right has lost its mind should be eliminated by the latest column from one of its most prominent media figures, Caroline Glick of the Jerusalem Post .

Andrea Stone

Neoconservatism Isn't Dead -- In Fact, It's Prepping For A Comeback | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party is divided like never before on the issue of U.S. foreign policy, with rifts over foreign engagement, Pentagon budgeting and the ...

Blaming the Muslims

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.27.2011 | Media
Robert Koehler

Pundits, reporters and editorial writers jumped the gun and blamed Muslim terrorists for Norway. And the word went out. This is worse than bad reporting. It's a massive cover-up of the roots of human violence.

Mistaken on the War Powers Act

Miles Jaffe | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics
Miles Jaffe

I am an enthusiastic supporter of President Obama. Yes, on some issues, health care, the size of the stimulus, I had hoped he would take a more progr...

Egypt, Meet Kurdistan: American University of Iraq

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Russ Baker

Anyone who still wonders why the Bush administration invaded Iraq would do well to become familiar with an institution whose existence few Americans are aware of: the American University of Iraq-Sulaimaniya.

Then They Came for Me

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

A fear- and vengeance-driven post-9/11 mentality could yet become the done deal it is in Liz Cheney's mind.

Bruce Bartlett: Neocons Talk Deficit but Won't Budge on Defense Cuts

The Fiscal Times | Bruce Bartlett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Establishment conservatives love to talk about the need to cut government spending, but they always seem to find an excuse whenever there is a serious...

The Chasm Between the Right and the Rest

Miles Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Jaffe

The Right rejects all efforts by the center and left, Obama, European leaders or the United Nations, and ecumenical religious leader, to calm the storm and to appeal to Islamic moderates and isolate Islamists.

Coming Attraction: More War

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

"It is time to turn the page," Obama said as he announced the "end" of combat operations in Iraq. Meanwhile, those who brought us that unnecessary war remain committed to such policies and, if returned to power, are likely to carry them out.

Pro-Bombing Iran Is Anti-Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
MJ Rosenberg

There is no evidence whatsoever that a nuclear-armed Iran would behave any differently than any other country that possesses the bomb. It is no more interested in national suicide than the United States, France, Pakistan or even North Korea.

The ADL's Troubling Alliance With the Christian Right

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

Sadly, The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the nation's foremost Jewish civil rights organization, has come out against the construction of an Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero.

Review: Running Commentary

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Fern Siegel

In part, the meticulously researched Running Commentary, The Contentious Magazine That Transformed the Jewish Left into the Neoconservative Right is the story of post-war America.

Roseanne Barr Says Israel Must End Their Blockade and Occupation of Gaza

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Actress and comedian Roseanne Barr has been a consistent voice for decades against some of the acts committed by the state of Israel. With this latest incident of the flotilla raid by Israeli commandos, we sat down for a talk.

Shadow Elite: Neocons Blast Back, On Israel's Behalf

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Keenan

Cheney and the Neocons run the risk of backfiring in terms of Israel. Despite the insistence that Israel is a security asset to the U.S., some say it's time for the U.S. to ask itself whether Israel might now be a "strategic liability."

The Clock Runs Out on 24

Barry Bortnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Barry Bortnick

The War on Terror will end this spring when Fox pulls the plug on 24. The pop-culture phenomenon concludes in May when Jack Bauer tortures his last suspect.

Hey, Mrs. Frum -- It's a Long Way Down

Trish Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trish Wood

Danielle Crittenden's shameless attempt to re-brand her Iraq War-hawk husband as warm and fuzzy is as transparent as the beleaguered Richard Nixon's desperate invocation of Checkers.