PHILIP WEISS: The widely floated possibility of Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Defence Secretary looks a reality. Who will fight against it?
JUAN COLE: Number 8 – Nobody thinks white terrorists are typical of white people. But other terrorists are considered paragons of their societies.
JUAN COLE: The Pentagon has launched an investigation into a class on Islam which characterises all Muslims as radical, violent extremists
RAMZY BAROUD: Leaders of adjacent countries might find themselves forced to choose sides in a conflict over resources and military presence.
PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: In an exasperated tone the US Defence Secretary laid down the law to the Israeli government, but is anyone listening?