Erik Prince: Energizer Bunny

by David Isenberg One has to give credit to Erik Dean Prince, the controversial co-founder and former head of the private security company once known as Blackwater. He is the Energizer Bunny. When it comes to getting involved in foreign… Continue Reading  

Gershon Baskin on Permanent Truce Deal Assassinated Jabari was Working on

Speaking to Democracy Now! Gershon Baskin — the Israeli peace activist who assisted the process that led to Hamas’ release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit — offers his thoughts on the permanent truce deal he was working on with military leader… Continue Reading  

Urging a more cautious reading of Wikileaks on Iran-Iraq connections

My new piece just went up at the website of the Columbia Journalism Review. It covers some of the Iran hawks conclusions about the revelations, from the Wikileaks document dumps, about the alleged Iranian support for Iraqi militias. I urge that,… Continue Reading