Boehner Bringing Bibi to Washington

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by Mitchell Plitnick In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, U.S. President Barack Obama stated once again, and quite firmly, that he would veto any new sanctions bill against Iran. Apparently, Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives… Continue Reading  

Ros-Lehtinen asserts herself on Foreign Policy

Jennifer Rubin, the pugnacious neoconservative¬†WaPo blogger, is all over Barack Obama for the dearth of foreign policy talk during his State of the Union address last night. She points to a statement from House Foreign Affairs Chairperson Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL),… Continue Reading  

Self-fulfilling prophecy: Dennis Ross Doesn’t Think Anything Can Get Accomplished

I was struck by an article by Nathan Guttman in the legendary Jewish Daily Forward about Dennis Ross and George Mitchell jockeying for the position of Obama Administration’s point-person in the Middle East peace process. The whole thing is a… Continue Reading