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How Obama Caved on Bahrain

What’s that sound you hear from the White House on the human rights abuses and brutal autocratic government in Manama? Silence.

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Hypocrisy Alert: Qatari Leader Throws Weight Behind Pluralism and Inclusiveness

It's perhaps a bit rich for Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to be selling "pluralistic, inclusive, power-sharing solutions to regional disputes" in the pages of the New York Times.

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I Don’t Think That Nuclear Deal Means What You Think It Means

In Washington, 10 years is a long time -- more than two presidential terms. In the antique land of Persia, however, it is the blink of an eye. ...

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How Not to Fight a Fanatic

The United States needs to take a wider view of whom it works with in its war against religious extremists.

Shadow Government

Finding the Silver Lining of Obama’s National Security Strategy

After further study and reflection on President Obama's National Security Strategy (NSS), I have a few thoughts to add to my earlier post, adding up to ...

Shadow Government

Washington’s Third Option Against a Nuclear Iran

Jay Solomon and Carol Lee, two widely respected reporters of The Wall Street Journal, wrote last week on Iran as both a nuclear threshold state ...

Shadow Government

How Congress Became the Fall Guy for Obama’s Iran Deal

One of the more astounding features of the current controversy over the Iran nuclear negotiations is the extent to which Congress is being set up ...

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Obama’s Foreign Policy Summed Up in One Quote

Obama sat down with Vox for a wide-ranging interview on his foreign-policy priorities.

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