It appears that America has run out of pragmatic options against Iran, for every possibility has come to a dead end, or maybe not.
Obama has clearly stated that he supports total nuclear disarmament. However, this is merely a distant goal, so distant that the president himself has said that he does not believe he will achieve it during his presidency.
Eight years after 9/11, Muslims feel like a new chapter is opening.
On September 25, between 4 A.M. and 7 P.M., nearly 50,000 Muslims will gather on Capitol Hill to “pray for America.” This will be a first. This unprecedented event is taking place following an initiative thought up in July by a group of Imams [Read more]
Will Barack Obama succeed where several of his predecessors have failed? Reviving his status as a famous diplomat, will he get the Palestinians and Israelis in this "complicated" Middle East to listen to reason? Mahmoud Abba, president of the Palestinian Authority, will meet with Benjamin Netanyahu at a new summit [Read more]
For sheer nastiness, British political discourse cannot compete with that in the U.S.
For 30 years, the Near East has kept U.S. presidents awake at night. In 1979, Jimmy Carter obtained, with great difficulty, a peace treaty from Egypt and Israel. True enough, it had almost no effect on relations between the two countries, except for the long quarantine imposed on the regime of Anouar Sadate, which led [Read more]
The fight against global warming will suffer from the cumulative delay of health insurance reform.