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Camp David Accords

CIA Declassifies Intelligence On Major Carter Moment

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — The Central Intelligence Agency has declassified 1,400 pages of intelligence related to the Camp David Accords that President Jimmy C...

Ottoman-America

Michael Vlahos | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Michael Vlahos

We were an outsider civilization that was going to calm and shape the Arab Middle East. Today our enterprise is in ruin. The Ottoman metaphor is relevant because we tried, however unconsciously, to be like them.

Requiem to the Two State Solution of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.04.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

It may well be that the Israel-Palestine conflict is but a reflection of the Middle East's inherent instability. Unfortunately this means that the area's fate, and that includes Israel's, will be determined by blind historical forces rather than by foresight and planning.

Misreading the Muslim Brotherhood

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 03.10.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

A recent awkward exchange is evidence of the Obama administration's continuing failure to accurately assess and effectively respond to Islamist political successes in Egypt and elsewhere.

Mubarak's Ouster: Good for Egypt, Good for Israel

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

The Egyptian protests have featured virtually no explicit anti-American or anti-Israel overtones. They have focused almost exclusively on Mubarak's misrule rather than the U.S. role in enabling it.

Happy 30th Birthday, Battlestar Galactica!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Thirty years ago, ABC-TV delighted and outraged sci-fi fans with its new series, Battlestar Galactica, a lovable beneficiary of Star Wars' success. Happy Birthday, BG!