Category: Iran

Trump’s post-truth presidency

Trump’s attack on his own intelligence services was both extraordinary and expected By Hussein Ibish in The National, Feb 2, 2019   This week starkly illustrated a remarkable feature of Donald Trump’s administration: this president does not do policy; he only does politics. Policy professionals always struggle to square sound foreign policy with the effective …

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Religious ideology is a tool

Why the Arabs Don’t Want Us in Syria By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., February 22, 2016   In part because my father was murdered by an Arab, I’ve made an effort to understand the impact of U.S. policy in the Mideast and particularly the factors that sometimes motivate bloodthirsty responses from the Islamic world against …

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The rash

.   Dear editor: After reading the rash of liberal letters recently that sympathized with the Muslims so much (while mocking the rest of us for being fearful of the Islamic jihadist terrorists), perhaps many of you might be much happier if you left America permanently and moved over to some Muslim country! You might …

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An embarrassing reflection of us

  By Jacques, d’Nalgar, December 13 2015   Why all the sanctimonious hand-wringing over Donald Trump’s latest bombastics?  Are we really that shocked when this unfiltered braggart harrumphs that the world’s Muslims must not be allowed to sully our exceptional, Christian America? After all, isn’t that what most of us really want?  Sure, we may …

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And here a miracle occurs

The Myth of a Better Deal By Stephen M. Walt, August 10, 2015   Foreign policy is serious business, because getting it wrong has real consequences. When countries conduct foreign policy in a cavalier or incompetent way, real human beings lose their lives or end up much poorer than they would otherwise have been. In …

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Detailed, orderly and articulate

Obama Isolates Netanyahu as Head of Warmongers By Barak Ravid, Aug 06, 2015 12:34 AM   WASHINGTON – Some 200 people gathered at a plaza named for Saudi King Salman at American University in Washington on Wednesday and waited for U.S. President Barack Obama’s address on the nuclear deal reached last month with Iran. A …

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So very proud of this superpatriot

  Dear editor: “Death to America!” This continues to be the chant from those evil, Islamic radicals in Iran. What is there about this message that all of you liberal sympathizers don’t understand? They are clearly saying that they want to kill all of us — including you! Yes! They also regard most of you …

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