Flynn’s Wacky Worldview

by Jim Lobe Skepticism about Michael Flynn’s fitness for the position of national security adviser appears to be growing as more media outlets are paying closer attention to his (and his son’s) core beliefs about the world. Such scrutiny also… Continue Reading  

Trump’s National Security Advisor: A Troubling Appointment

by Emile Nakhleh President-elect Trump’s appointment of Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn will likely create a Kafkaesque situation that Trump himself will find unmanageable. Questions surrounding the appointment could hamper the president’s plans to pursue his policy initiatives and will… Continue Reading  

Flynn: Prophet Muhammad and Quran Are “Incompatible” With Modernity

by Eli Clifton National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn is a lightning rod for controversies surrounding the Trump transition team. Yesterday, 53 advocacy groups released a joint statement urging President-elect Donald Trump to rescind his appointment of Flynn, describing him… Continue Reading  

Flynn Simply Unfit

by Jim Lobe No doubt many of you have read the front-page Sunday New York Times article about Trump’s National Security Advisor-designate Michael Flynn entitled “In Security Pick, ‘Sharp Elbows’ and No Dissent.” And no doubt those who did were… Continue Reading  

The Death of the Two-State Solution

by Sandy Tolan Washington has finally thrown in the towel on its long, tortured efforts to establish peace between Israel and the Palestinians. You won’t find any acknowledgement of this in the official record. Formally, the U.S. still supports a… Continue Reading