Autor: Michael Rubin
ElBaradei's Real Agenda
On Friday, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Mohamed ElBaradei submitted a report on Iran's nuclear program to the IAEA's Board of Governors. It concluded that, barring 'one major remaining issue relevant to the nature of Iran's nuclear programme' -- including a mysterious 'green salt project' -- Iran's explanations of its suspicious nuclear activities 'are consistent with [the IAEA's] findings [or at least] not inconsistent.'
U.S. Policy Options in Iraq
Success in Iraq is possible. It is imperative that the Iraqis take the lead in their future. The U.S. mission should be to enable them to secure their own country. This requires that the surge continues. If the Iraqis do not have the opportunity to develop their own multi-ethnic and multi-sectarian security forces then their country and the wider region will descend into chaos and war.
Cómo hacer que el 2007 sea el último año de Ahmadinejad en el poder
Las manifestaciones en Irán son una forma de arte. Primero, el gobierno transporta en autobús a los empleados del estado. A continuación, los funcionarios distribuyen pancartas con eslóganes de la revolución.
Conclusion First, Debate Afterwards
Policymakers are abuzz with the explosive recommendations for U.S. policy toward Iraq soon to be released by the Baker-Hamilton Commission: Abandon democracy, seek political compromise with the Sunni insurgents, and engage Tehran and Damascus as partners to secure stability in their neighbor.
Bubba Dubya? A curiously Clintonian turn in U.S. foreign policy
On September 20, 2001, President George W. Bush put the world on notice. 'We will pursue nations that provide aid or safe haven to terrorism. Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.' Unanimously, senators and congressmen gave Bush a standing ovation.
The tyranny doctrine
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced resumption of full U.S. diplomatic relations with Libya, citing Tripoli's renunciation of terrorism and intelligence cooperation. This ends a quarter-century diplomatic freeze. It also marks an effective end to the Bush doctrine.
Are We Playing for Keeps?
While journalists concentrate on the daily blood, Iraqis describe a larger pattern which U.S. officials have failed to acknowledge let alone address: Step-by-step, Iranian authorities are replicating in Iraq the strategy which allowed Hezbollah to take over southern Lebanon in the 1980s.
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