I don’t know what Mohammad Ali-Reza does for a living, but I do know that he lives in Tehran and just published a remarkable letter in the Israeli press — mostly remarkable because it appeared in the Jerusalem Post.
When Fidel Castro dies, something fascinating will happen in America. The History Channel will run extensive coverage of Castro’s life. CNN will air over and over again profiles of Castro and the many American presidents he outwitted and survived.
I’ve always supported the kind of civil society and democracy development that comes from “genuinely within” a country — along the lines of what George Soros has done with the Open Society Institute in Eastern Europe.
Not gonna say a word — but I haven’t been able to stop laughing/chuckling since I read it. Thanks to Taylor Marsh for giving my day a pick up.
This is the second “Weekly Gaff,” a feature inspired by Frank Gaffney, who has engineered a campaign of misinformation in the pages of the Washington Times. In last week’s edition, we touched on treaty arch-enemy Senator Jim Inhofe’s attempt to “retrofit unilateralism” and his concession that the arguments against the treaty aren’t actually true.
Professor Barry Posen of MIT has received quite a platform in the most recent issue of The American Interest to make “The Case for Restraint” calling for a major rethink and overhaul of American grand strategy. Posen’s closing summary reads: Since the end of the Cold War 16 years ago, Bill Clinton and George W….
Joe Wilson has penned an interesting essay at Huffington Post defending Hillary Clinton’s complex stand on Iran and challenging Obama with some soft gloves.