Boston Globe Backs Stephen Hawking on Boycott of Israeli Conference

President Barack Obama talks with Stephen Hawking in the Blue Room of the White House before a ceremony presenting him and 15 others the Presidential Medal of Freedom, August 12, 2009.

by Mitchell Plitnick The story of Stephen Hawking’s decision to pull out of the Israeli President’s Conference just got more interesting. A major United States newspaper, the Boston Globe, published an editorial offering strong support for Hawking, and, while not… Continue Reading  

Former top State Department Official: Diplomacy is the best tool for Iran

Nicholas Burns, the Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs during the George W. Bush administration, has surprised observers with a strong argument for the United States to do everything it can to avoid war with Iran. In his latest Boston Globe column, Burns… Continue Reading  

Obama Should Follow India on Iran

Former New York Times and Boston Globe correspondent Stephen Kinzer has an op-ed in the Boston Globe urging the Obama administration to follow India (and Turkey, and Brazil) on their approach to Iran. In light of Obama’s description of U.S.-India… Continue Reading