While the President is furiously trying to figure out what cookies are and why his new website needs to have them deleted, our Secretary of State is ruining the entire planet. You might have missed this story even though its …Continue reading →
In today’s New York Times, Maureen Dowd criticizes Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for not pressing Saudi Arabia harder on women’s rights. As in most of her recent work, Ms. Dowd ignores or brushes aside inconvenient facts. Let’s take it …Continue reading →
Writes old hand Edward Djerejian: First, there was the overthrow of the shah of Iran by the Ayatollah Khomeini. Second, there was the takeover of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, by a group of Islamic extremists. And third, …Continue reading →
Haaretz is reporting some encouraging news, in that a senior US official believes an unspecified number of Arab states have agreed to make overtures to Israel, perhaps as a prelude to normalizing relations with Israel. Presently, only two Arab countries …Continue reading →
Long-time Middle East watchers (like the Czar) will note that the Saudis’ willingness to cooperate with Israel against Iran is, in fact, entirely within character. Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter, deadly rivals who see each other as their main …Continue reading →
So evidently, Joe Biden has given Israel permission to take on Iran. By that, we mean hardball. Yeah, the US would like to see Iran negotiate, but If the Netanyahu government decides to take a course of action different than …Continue reading →
Following the unexpected success of a pro-Western government in Lebanon this weekalthough the Czar doubts we will see any strong democratic progress there since the parliament Thats rightracist moron goatherder Mahmūd Ahmadinezhād, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and …Continue reading →
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