The Abrams Attack on Kerry

by Ali Gharib Elliott Abrams is a liar and, it turns out, a coward. Abrams penned the latest installment in a string of articles by right-wing pro-Israel hacks calling Secretary of State John Kerry an anti-Semite. Abrams’s headline was entirely… Continue Reading  

Michael Oren Walks Back One Mistake With Another

by Ali Gharib Last week, Michael Oren published a piece in Foreign Policy about President Obama’s relations with the Muslim world. Tackling everything from Obama’s upbringing to his unsuccessful recent summit of Gulf Arab leaders, Oren’s piece called Obama’s Muslim… Continue Reading  

Why Is it Specifically Muslims Who are Resisting the West?

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  

Charlie Hebdo: What Is To Be Done?

by Robert E. Hunter The recent Islamist terror attacks in Paris, plus thwarted plots in Belgium and elsewhere in Europe, have thrust the Middle East and its travails back to the top of the policymaking agenda in dramatic fashion. The… Continue Reading  

Return the Focus to Islamic State Central

by Wayne White Ever since the January 7-9 attacks in France, European leaders have been preoccupied with domestic security and not the challenge of the Islamic State (ISIS or IS) itself. However, driving their security problems is the core IS… Continue Reading