Questions that would liven up tonight’s foreign policy debate

US foreign policy specialist Stephen Walt lists the top ten questions you won’t hear during tonight’s last presidential nominee debate. Iran will be a central focus, if not the most talked about issue, but we’re unlikely to hear serious discussion along these… Continue Reading  

What’s Next on Iran’s Nuclear Dossier?

The always thorough Mark Hibbs has a smart piece regarding the meaning of the resolution passed last week by the International Atomic Energy Association’s (IAEA) Board of Governors regarding Iran’s nuclear program. The resolution was initiated by the P5+1 (the… Continue Reading  

David Remnick: Netanyahu’s Attacks on Obama aid Neocon Strategy

The New Yorker’s David Remnick explains why Benjamin Netanyahu’s “high-handed way” of dealing with US presidents serves neoconservative strategy: …In his first term as Prime Minister, in the nineties, Netanyahu used to behave in such a high-handed way with White… Continue Reading  

Israeli PM Launches Verbal Attack on US

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu seems to be having a hard time keeping a lid on his temper these days. But the White House may also be losing patience with Netanyahu. Continue Reading  

U.S. Public Satisfied With Less Militarised Global Role

via IPS News Disillusioned by wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. public is becoming increasingly comfortable with a more modest and less militarised global role for the nation, according to the latest in a biennial series of major surveys. That… Continue Reading