Category Archives: US Foreign Policy
[This article is a bombshell that is making its rounds on social media…a must read.] Al Jazeera: President Barack Obama recently stated the United States was not taking sides as Egypt’s crisis came to a head with the military overthrow … Continue reading
The Global Post: Editor’s Note: When Arab Spring protests broke out in Saudi Arabia in 2011, the government reacted quickly. It pumped $130 billion into the economy, including hiring 300,000 new state workers and raising salaries. It also brutally cracked … Continue reading
“We might disagree on a lot of things, but we are all opposed to blind and broad sanctions on Iran.” See the video here.
There’s much to say about Chavez but I’ll be brief. First, why does Fox News insist on referring to Chavez as a dictator? Chavez was repeatedly re-elected and the elections were always fair. His elections had far more legitimacy than … Continue reading
This is an expose first published on ForeignPolicy.com and has been picked up and transmitted all over the world. It more or less exposes how Israeli agents have been posing as American CIA agents and recruiting terrorists to wage a … Continue reading
This is a very important article. I’m posting it in full below. I’ll highlight the most important parts in bold in case you don’t have the patience to read the entire piece: Media coverage of the Arab Spring somehow depicted … Continue reading
See it here.
My recent Tehran Bureau article: With WikiLeaks’ release of over 250,000 confidential diplomatic cables between the US and its allies, politicians and specialists on Iran are falling over themselves to highlight Iran’s regional isolation and the threat posed by its … Continue reading
The Guardian: George Bush ordered the Pentagon to plan an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities and considered a covert attack on Syria, the former president reveals in his memoirs. Bush, in the 497-page Decision Points, a copy of which was … Continue reading
The Guardian: Relations between Israel and its staunchest ally, the US, have suffered a “tectonic rift”, according to Israel’s ambassador to Washington. Michael Oren briefed Israeli diplomats on the sharp deterioration between the countries ahead of Israeli prime minister Binyamin … Continue reading
[To my Iranian brothers and sisters who think that America supports the pro-democracy movement in Iran because of its principles: Here we have Egyptian authorities beating down pro-democracy activists and the journalists covering their demonstration in Cairo. You will not … Continue reading
[Another outstanding piece by Roger Cohen] NY Times: For Mohamed ElBaradei, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, “a combination of ignorance and arrogance” under the Bush administration squandered countless diplomatic opportunities with Iran and so allowed it to … Continue reading
Possibly. See the video here.
Roger Cohen at the NYT: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton grabbed headlines with an invitation to Iran to attend a conference on Afghanistan, but the significant Middle Eastern news last week came from Britain. It has “reconsidered” its position on … Continue reading
A little dated but still fascinating. See the video here. Thanx Elnaz.