Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Mar 3, 2015

Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech Tuesday has already roiled Washington. That’s because a foreign leader denouncing U.S. policy from within in the House of Representatives chamber, the grand hall of American democracy, upends nearly two centuries of tradition. In a preview of ...

Feb 27, 2015

Americans must tell Washington no more war

by Doug Bandow

No matter how disastrous the outcome, the American war lobby of fools lives on, insisting that the idea to go to war was sound and that any problems resulted from engaging too few troops, not doing enough bombing, ending an occupation too soon or ...

Feb 10, 2015

Obama's Middle East fantasy

by Eli Lake

For all of the problems posed by significant U.S. ground forces in the Middle East, it is the only option right now if President Barack Obama wishes to stop the advance of the Islamic State group without aiding the advance of the Islamic Republic ...

How the West's policies are losing Ukraine

Feb 6, 2015

How the West's policies are losing Ukraine

by Leonid Bershidsky

Ukrainians fighting against eastern separatists and Russian forces are bitter about all the supportive Western rhetoric not materializing into weapons and reinforcements. The long-game strategies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama could yet give rise to an anti-Western backlash.