Tough Job: Department of Commerce Secretary Promotes Investment in Iraq?



(U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and Ahmed Chalabi) There are some interesting strategic advisory firms out there — Kissinger McLarty Associates, The Albright Group LLC, The Scowcroft Group, The Ashcroft Group LLC, Wesley K.

Some Questions Regarding Israel’s Objectives: Is Israel Trying to Curb America’s Deal-Making in Middle East?



When I visited Israel in March, one of the more interesting dinner discussions I had was with former Mossad Director Danny Yatom, now a Labor Party member of the Knesset. As head of the Mossad, Yatom gave orders to have the head of Hamas, Khaled Meshal, assassinated by poison.

Middle East Moves Closer to Brink: Israel Postures for Potential Expansion of Conflict to Syria and Iran



ABC News is reporting that Palestinian Gunmen have blown a hole through an Egypt border wall and a flood of people crossed into Gaza. One can only speculate why anyone would rush into Gaza unless preparing to fight the Israeli incursion. My own speculation is that this may be a bunch of Muslim Brotherhood empathizers….

Majority Report w/Sam Seder Tonight



(Air America Radio “Majority Report” hosts Janeane Garafalo and Sam Seder) I’ll be on with comedian, author, and ‘pundit with a conscience’ Sam Seder on Air America’s Majority Report this evening. 8:30 p.m. I think we will be discussing the way to get to peace in the Middle East by Labor Day.

Fair and Balanced?



If you have loose change around, here is something to consider. You choose whom you want to support: Valerie Plame Wilson & Joe Wilson or Scooter Libby With the Washington establishment heavyweights propping up Libby. . .well, you know which side I think needs to be supported. More later.