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Thomas Friedman’s Deep Thought of the Week

Published on March 10th, 2010 | by Eli Clifton

“This war has been extraordinarily painful and costly.  But democracy was never going to have a virgin birth in a place like Iraq, which has never known any such thing.” -Thomas Friedman, It’s Up to Iraqis ... Read More


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NRO: Tom Friedman’s Logic is “Possum Scat”

Published on March 8th, 2010 | by Ali Gharib

Tom Friedman has got his head stuffed so far up his own derriere that even his erstwhile sometime-allies, the neoconservatives, are calling him out. On National Review Online, self-loathing neocon — or neocon denier, depending how ... Read More


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Afghan “Gov’t-in-a-box” Has a Rap Sheet

Published on March 8th, 2010 | by Ali Gharib

Two weeks ago I blogged some meandering thoughts on “government-in-a-box,” a neologism for the “hold, build” part of international forces’ counterinsurgency strategy of “clear, hold, build” in the Afghan town of Marja.  I concluded that perhaps ... Read More


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Marty Peretz’s Cowardice

Published on March 7th, 2010 | by Daniel Luban

In a typical rant, The New Republic editor/publisher Marty Peretz prefaced a rambling declaration of victory in Iraq with these charming words: There were moments–long moments–during the Iraq war when I had my doubts. Even deep ... Read More


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So Who Are The Nazis? Meet Atlas’s Thugs

Published on March 4th, 2010 | by Guest

In a guest post for LobeLog, Max Blumenthal reports on blogger Pamela Geller’s attendance at an Israel Apartheid Week event at Columbia University in New York, her smear campaign against speakers, and her own ties to ... Read More


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Lest We Forget: Chalabi’s Useful Idiots

Published on February 27th, 2010 | by Jim Lobe

It’s now really quite clear that long-time neo-con heartthrob, Ahmad Chalabi, has been doing the bidding of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Iraq. The latest on that subject was published Thursday by the Washington ... Read More


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