Under the Radar: U.S. Can Make or Break International Nuclear Monitoring System



I have no doubt that readers of this blog have noticed my more-than-occasional rants about insufficient U.S. funding for multilateral activities and institutions. Global poverty and U.N. peacekeeping are among the areas I’ve pushed for hardest through my ” day job,” but there’s another that’s just as much in need and even less noticed.

Listening to the Arab Call for “Even-Handed Sympathies” in the Middle East



A TWN reader just sent me this interesting article titled “Arab Journalist Knocks U.S. Credibility in the Mideast,” that ran in yesterday’s Daily Oregonian. The title of the article aside, it’s a very interesting inventory of views of America’s Middle East mess as seen from an Arab perspective.