Lest We Forget: Chalabi’s Useful Idiots

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 Post’s David Ignatius who… Continue Reading  

Dubai Assassination Tied to Israel and U.S.

The invaluable Paul Woodward of War in Context has been closely following the assassination of Mahmoud al Mahbouh in Dubai. The story’s been unraveling like a brilliant spy novel (or not-so-brilliant spy) right on Paul’s blog, where he’s been highlighting… Continue Reading  

The Lawfare Project’s Interesting Roommates

Phil Weiss has been doing some great research on Columbia Law School dean David Schizer’s “Lawfare Project.”  The group has an upcoming conference in March—which looks to be a Goldstone-bashing-fest judging by its list of speakers—but has been very quiet… Continue Reading  

The World’s Nastiest Genocide Scholar

On Monday, the Electronic Intifada (EI) website published a report on a speech that right-wing Middle East scholar Martin Kramer gave at Israel’s Herzliya security conference earlier this month. In the speech, Kramer called for a cut-off of United Nations… Continue Reading  

Baker Accuses Obama of “Caving In” on Israel-Palestine

The James Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University has published a major report entitled “Getting to the Territorial Endgame of an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Settlement” based on off-the-record deliberations of former U.S., Israeli, and Palestinian officials over an… Continue Reading