The Spring’s Winter

Egypt-Army-Fence

by Henry Precht Four years have gone by since the “revolution” in Egypt was achieved and President Hosni Mubarak was brought down. Back then spirits were high and liberals from the region and outsiders knowledgeable about it were convinced that… Continue Reading  

New Iran Sanctions?

Senate

by Jim Lobe As usual, Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now (APN) explains and analyzes everything relevant that has happened to date on the Senate side with respect to sanctions on Iran. Following is an excerpt from her weekly Legislative Round-Up:

Save Us from Washington’s Visionaries

Kerry And Hagel Testify At Senate Hearing On Use Of Force Against Syria

by Andrew Bacevich En route back to Washington at the tail end of his most recent overseas trip, John Kerry, America’s peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” Whether Paris reciprocated the… Continue Reading  

Spike in Anti-Muslim Rhetoric in India

India Economic Summit 2008

by Alan Potter Barack Obama recently visited India, where he was received with open arms by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a lavish Republic Day celebration. But with Western countries badly needing to heal their rift with the Muslim… Continue Reading  

Why Is it Specifically Muslims Who are Resisting the West?

Egypt-Muslims

by Graham E. Fuller Many people ask why it appears to be specifically Muslims who are in confrontation with the West today, as compared to other ethnic groups who also bear historical grievances from treatment at the hands of the… Continue Reading