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Jeffrey Goldberg Probes Israel's Iran Strike Option: Is Netanyahu a "Bomber Boy"?

Published 11.08.2010
In an important article to be published in The Atlantic tomorrow [=August 12], national correspondent Jeffrey Goldberg recounts something many people didn't realize at the time and still have a hard time believing. President George W. Bush...

Stop Hyperventilating: Obama Will Not Choose War with Iran

Published 27.07.2010
At the time, the belief that George Bush and Dick Cheney would take military action against Iran was palpable. When I wrote my piece which was based on a great number of discussions with intelligence analysts, military brass, and others in the...

Beijing's Fragile Swagger

Published 23.07.2010
The US should be more ready to stand its ground with China. It won't get any respect in Beijing for trying to appease it. Confucius said 'The superior man is firm in the right way, and not merely firm.' From a Chinese perspective, the same can...

Jimmy Carter, James Baker, Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft on Israel-Palestine Conflict

Published 23.07.2009
Landrum Bolling, former President of the Lilly Endowment and Earlham College, has put together a collage of commentary from four outstanding American foreign policy giants. They are former President Jimmy Carter; former Secretary of State and...

Give Us Netanyahu. Please

Published 08.02.2009
Peter Berkowitz's essay in the latest issue of the Weekly Standard provides good insight into what I think is the strategic irresponsibility of those in Israel's leadership who think that they can hold steady on a course that justifies failure...