The View From My Future Window & Thoughts on Demo-Hypocrisy



A good friend and neighbor in Colorado just sent this in to me. I happen to own the hill and ridge pictured — and plan someday to have a house there, just about where the rainbow hits land.

Guest Post by Patrick Doherty: Hondruas and Cuba — Ending the Hypocrisy


President Eisenhower and Cuban President Batista meet in Panama. Patrick Doherty directs the New America Foundation/U.S.-Cuba 21st Century Policy Initiative. One of the most difficult communications challenges for President Obama will be overcoming America’s history of ideological hypocrisy. In his speech in Cairo, Mr.

Can the Fragile Equilibrium Among Ankara, Erbil and Baghdad Endure?



Atlantic Council Senior Fellow David L. Phillips has an excellent post at the New Atlanticist blog explaining the emerging strategic partnership between Turkey and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in Erbil, Iraq. Phillips explains: Turkey’s military strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq were a tactical and political success.

Former UK Ambassador to Iran Richard Dalton on “Iran: What Matters Now?”



(This picture from November 2004 depicts then UK Ambassador to Iran Sir Richard Dalton and Iran’s then top nuclear negotiator Hasan Howhani) During my recent trip to London where I spoke at a forum organized by intellectual wunderkind G.

Media Alert: Michelangelo Signorile Show at 4:30 pm EST — Warren Olney & Vanity Fair Too



A couple of things to bring to the attentions of friends of TWN. At 4:30 pm EST today, I’ll be talking about Iran on the Michelangelo Signorile Show. Yesterday, I had an interesting and substantive short discussion with To the Point‘s Warren Olney.