Missile Mystery: Hezbollah’s Iranian Nur Missile with English Language Markings



An intelligence source of mine in Israel, subsequently confirmed by a Pentagon source has confirmed to TWN that the July 15th missile attack on an Israeli warship was an Iranian-made C802 Nur missile. This is actually not “new” news. The type of missile was reported the day after the attack.

MILITARY PROBE: Haditha Civilians Shot Deliberately



American soldiers shot civilians in Haditha deliberately, an investigative probe has just announced. This news should make America’s task in the Middle East easier. Not. This war is deflating America’s purpose. Senator Max Baucus’s nephew was killed on July 29th — and announced yesterday.

Slate’s John Dickerson on the “Turki Dinner”



Slate‘s John Dickerson has published an article, “Turki Dinner: A Revealing Evening with the Saudi Ambassador” that explores both the substance and nuances of Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Turki Al-Faisal’s comments at a dinner I helped organize on Monday evening.

Remarks by Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Turki Al-Faisal on Middle East Crisis



(Steven Clemons and Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Turki Al-Faisal) A Saudi Perspective on the Middle East Crisis and America’s Stakes in the Region a salon dinner presentation by HRH Prince Turki-Al Faisal, Saudi Ambassador to the United States New America Foundation/American Strategy Program Session Chairman: Steven Clemons Monday, 31 July 2006 Restaurant Nora,…