Brzezinski Says to Joe Scarborough: Read up on TABA, You Might Learn Something. . .



Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski spent some time educating the nation — and Joe Scarborough — about the way to frame the current Gaza tragedy and what needs to be done to move forward.

2008 Weblog Award Finalists: TWN Makes Cut on Long List



I do not follow the whole “awards for blogging” business, but I may need to NOW as The Washington Note just made the cut for “Best Very Large Blog (Authority between 501 and 1000)”. Cool!! But I sort of feel like TWN just doesn’t fit in many of the cool categories very well.

View From a Palestinian Leader: Palestine’s Guernica and the Myths of Israeli Victimhood



This is a guest post written by Mustafa Barghouthi, Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative. These comments and views are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Washington Note or Huffington Post.

Daniel Levy: What Next on Israel/Gaza? Why Should Americans Care?



This is a guest post by New America Foundation Middle East Task Force Co-Director Daniel Levy For many people, what has happened today between Gaza and Israel may have all too familiar a ring to it – Israel warns and then retaliates to an alleged or real Palestinian escalation of violence, there is Arab condemnation…

Hijacking Obama’s Middle East Strategy



One of the most important and sensible comments made during the last stretch of the campaign came from the straight-talking Joe Biden. The then Democratic vice-presidential nominee said that Barack Obama would be “tested” by crisis early in his presidency.