And if the Guy’s Name Was Steve? Oops, I Mean Abdullah?



Barack Obama’s campaign just sent me the following clip from Marc Ambinder’s blog: Just Asking… If there were a group of questionable donations all with the name Steve that were funneled through a guy in Jordan who is a Jordanian national who is under investigation for war profiteering and it were Barack Obama instead of…

<em>Guest Post by Jonathan Wallace</em>: Barriers to a Two-State Solution



Jonathan Wallace is a member of the staff of the New America Foundation. One week ago, Steve Clemons wrote a post on this blog involving Zbigniew Brzezinski and Mustafa Bhargouti that discussed Palestinian human rights, and specifically the freedom of movement within the occupied territories.

International Affairs: What Stories We Are Ignoring (and Shouldn’t Be)



Charles J. Brown (aka Charlie Brown), former chief at Citizens for Global Solutions, has a new foreign policy blog titled Undiplomatic. It’s cool, and I like this post, “Five to Watch,” which highlights five international stories of significance getting no play in the American press.

Birch Bayh: What Leadership Ought to Look Like



(Senator Birch Bayh and Washington College student Andrew Mehdizadeh) Over the last year, I helped moderate four “Senate Colloquies” along with former Senator Birch Bayh (D-IN) at Washington College, a wonderful liberal arts school founded in 1782 in part by George Washington who sat on the school’s Board of Governors.