Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Obama Still Hammering Away

Not Why, But How To the Shores of (and Skies Above) Tripoli By Andrew J. Bacevich Reprinted with permission of TomDispatch.com It is a commonplace of American politics: when the moving van pulls up to the White House on Inauguration… Continue Reading  

Right-wing Pro-Israel Lobbyists Push Permanent Occupation on the Hill

It was just another Tuesday on Capitol Hill. A handful of Members of Congress and staff showed up to hear a briefing by a trio of revanchist Israelis pushing for permanent occupation of the Jordan Valley in the West Bank. Everyone… Continue Reading  

Michael Rubin’s Bogus Attack on Tehran Bureau, Right Web, and Us

and Ali Gharib AEI scholar Michael Rubin recently took to the blog of the neoconservative flagship Commentary and attacked Tehran Bureau, an excellent resource on all things Iran, for linking to what he called “fake biographies of conservatives,” which, he suggested, warranted a Congressional… Continue Reading  

John Yoo’s Chickens Come Home to Roost

The denizens of National Review’s Corner are very, very upset about a recent suggestion by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) that the First Amendment should be limited at home in accordance with the security demands of America’s various foreign wars. Graham… Continue Reading  

The Hawks’ Hypocrisy Exposed Anew

On the very same day that the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board gives Sens. Joe Lieberman and John McCain yet another platform to press Obama to provide weapons and other support to Libyan rebels to end the “Gadhafi dictatorship,” Tim… Continue Reading