Added on 17/02/2014
Al Qaeda , America , American Muslims , Antisemitism in the United States , Anwar al-Awlaki , Central Intelligence Agency , Department of Justice , Edward Snowden , Eric Holder , Extrajudicial killing , Islam , Islamic terrorism , Islamism , Obama administration , Pakistan , Politics , Presidency of Barack Obama , President , Religion , Robert Gibbs , United States , United States government , Unmanned aerial vehicle , White House , Yemen
PETER VAN BUREN, INFORMED COMMENT: Drone attacks on U.S nationals overseas could be a portent of things to come at home.
Added on 17/10/2013
James M. Dorsey
Adly Mansour , Arab world , Asia , East Africa , Egypt , Egyptian Armed Forces , Egyptian military , Hosni Mubarak , House of Saud , Iran , Israel , Member states of the Arab League , Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , Member states of the United Nations , Middle East , Middle Eastern countries , Mohamed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , North Africa , Obama administration , Politics , Saudi Arabia , Sinai , United States , War/Conflict , Washington , Western Asia
JAMES M. DORSEY: It’s clear that Washington has embarked on a major re-alignment of its strategic resources in the Middle East.
Added on 17/08/2013
Barack Obama , Barack Obama foreign policy , Hassan Rouhani , Iran , Obama administration
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Rouhani’s new and pragmatic approach will give Obama another test, as it will force the administration to be clear about whether its real goal is a nuclear settlement…
Added on 10/03/2013
Abu Dhabi , Bashar al-Assad , John Kerry , Obama administration , Politics of Syria , Syria , Syrian Opposition Coalition , Syrian uprising
FRANCIS MATTHEW: The problem with this approach is that by going gently, it allows Al Assad to think that he might still win by fighting. And it also places a huge strain on the opposition not ready to fight a long war of attrition.
Added on 11/01/2013
Al Qaeda , Bush Administration , Central Intelligence Agency , Cuba , Dick Cheney , George W. Bush , Movies , Obama administration , Osama Bin Laden , President , United States , World Trade Center
KAREN J. GREENBERG, INFORMED COMMENT: It’s a deeply flawed movie with a deeply troubling message – torture is great.
Added on 30/12/2012
Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi , Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , Aleppo , Algeria , Ali Abdullah Saleh , America , American embassy , Arab Spring , Baath Party in Syria , Bahrain , Bahrain’s government , Binyamin Netanyahu , David Petraeus , Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , first prime minister , Gaza , Homs , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Lebanon , Libya , Manama , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Obama administration , Oil , oil sales , Palestine , President , Prime Minister , Saudi Arabia , South Africa , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , Syria , Tunis , Tunisia , Turkey , U.S. Congress , United States , US government , Washington , Yemen
JUAN COLE: It’s been another extraordinary year across the Middle East. Here is my take on the most significant changes this year
Added on 11/12/2012
Bush Administration , Deir Yassin , Egypt , Elliot Abrams , Fatah , Gaza , Hamas , Israel , Jerusalem , Khaled Meshal , King David Hotel , Mahmoud Abbas , Marwan Barghouti , Obama administration , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Pennsylvania , President , Prime Minister , Rabin , Sharon , The Guardian , United States , Yitzhak Shamir
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The words were predictably fiery and pugnacious but Meshal’s visit points to a new direction for Palestine.
Added on 29/11/2012
mai abdul rahman
African Union , Arab League , Columbia , Declaration of Independence , European Union , Gaza , Hamas , Hillary Clinton , IDF , Israel , Israeli government , Jerusalem , Jordan , Mahmoud Abbas , Middle East , Netanyahu , Obama , Obama administration , Oslo , Palestine , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , Russia , Secretary of State , UN General Assembly , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United Nations , United Nations General Assembly , United States , West Bank
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s a date laden with meaning and today another chapter will be written in Palestinian history – a chapter that is a potential game-changer.
Added on 12/11/2012
mai abdul rahman
Afghanistan , Allen West , America , Barack Obama , Central Intelligence Agency , Democratic Party , Florida , Governor , Illinois , Joe Walsh , Michigan , Middle East , Mitt Romney , New Jersey , Northern Virginia , Obama , Obama administration , Ohio , Pennsylvania , President , Republican Party , Senate , United States , Virginia
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: Single women and Latinos had a key role to play in re-electing Barack Obama but Arab-Americans played a major part as well.
Added on 28/10/2012
Afghanistan , Barack Obama , Bibi Netanyahu , Civil society , Egypt , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Jerusalem , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Obama administration , OECD , Palestine , President , Prime Minister , The New York Times , U.S. Middle East , United Nations , United States
NADIA HIJAB, TABSIR: Palestinians have finally realised that they themselves will determine their own fate not some idealised notion of a U.S President.
Added on 10/10/2012
Alice Walker , Angela Davis , Diana Buttu , Ethan Heitner , Gaza , Israel , Obama administration , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Russell Tribunal on Palestine , Security Council , UN Security Council , United Nations , United States
MONDOWEISS: The Russell Tribunal on Palestine has concluded and issued its preliminary findings. It makes for very uncomfortable reading particularly for the U.S.
Added on 18/09/2012
America , Anders Behring Breivik , Cairo , CNN , Edward Said , Egypt , Gaza , Hamas , Islam , Journalism , Kate Middleton , Libya , Media coverage , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Newsweek , Obama administration , Osama Bin Laden , princess , Rupert Murdoch , Salman Rushdie , Terry Jones , United States , YouTube
DANIEL M. VARISCO: The Newsweek cover this week is lazy and sensationalist. Not a lot has changed since Edward Said wrote a famous essay 30 years ago.
Added on 15/09/2012
Benjamin Netanyahu , Benyamin Netanyahu , Bibi Netanyahu , Egypt , Iran , Israel , Joe Klein , Likud Party , Mediterranean coast , Mitt Romney , MSNBC , Netanyahu , Obama administration , President , Prime Minister , U.S. Presidential Elections , UN General Assembly , United States
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Previous presidents would make sure, for the sake of their own prestige and stature, that they put such chutzpah in its place. Not this president.
Added on 13/09/2012
Al Qaeda , al-Masry al-Yawm , Benghazi , Cairo , Department of State , Egypt , Garden City , Hosni Mubarak , Ku Klux Klan , Libya , Libyan government , Mitt Romney , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , Obama administration , President , Prime Minister , Red Cross , Republican presidential candidate , Sam Bacile , Sinai , Tahrir Square , Terry Jones , The US ambassador , United States , US embassy in Cairo , West Bank , YouTube
JUAN COLE: His comments were hasty, distasteful and unwise. Can we afford to have an individual with such poor judgement in the White House?
Added on 01/09/2012
Bar Ilan University , Helena Cobban , Iran , Israel , Obama , Obama administration , Pentagon , United States , Washington
ADAM HOROWITZ: A joint military exercise, widely regarded as a precursor to a strike on Iran, has been dramatically scaled back. Why?
Added on 17/08/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Afghanistan , Africa , African Union , Al Qaeda , Algeria , Algiers , BBC , Burkina Faso , Canada , Captain , electricity consumption , EUR , Europe , European Union , foreign ministry official , France , interim President , Le Matin , Libya , Mali , Mauritania , Middle East , military leader , Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz , Morocco , Niger , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Northern Mali , Obama administration , Paris , political solution , President , Prime Minister , Quebec , Rabat , Sahara , Security Council , Somalia , Soviet Union , starvation , Taliban , The Maghreb , The Telegraph , Tripoli , Tunisia , UN Security Council , United Nations , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees , United States , Washington , West Africa , Western Libya , White House , World Bank
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: While international attention is focused on Syria events in the Maghreb are threatening to spin out of control
Added on 09/08/2012
Afghanistan , American Enterprise Institute , Beirut , Central Intelligence Agency , CNN , Congress , Conservatives , Egypt , Eric Edelman , Hizballah , Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Iran , Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , LA Times , Libya , Matt Duss , Middle East , Obama administration , Saddam Hussein , Syria , The National Interest , Tunisia , United States , Washington , Washington Institute , Washington Institute for Near East Policy , Washington Post , Yemen
RAMZY BAROUD: After a short respite, neoconservatives are back with their bizarre maps, bleak visions, and a fail-proof recipe for perpetual conflict.
Added on 03/07/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Ahmed Shafiq , Al Qaeda , America , Bashar al-Assad , Bush Administration , Condoleezza Rice , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Egyptian parliament , Freedom and Justice Party , George Bush , Hamas , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Israel , Justice Party , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Northern Ireland , Obama , Obama administration , President , Secretary of State , Sinai Peninsula , Syria , Syrian government , Tahrir Square , United States , Washington , White House , World Trade Center
ROB L. WAGNER: There’s no doubt that alarm bells were ringing in Washington with the news of Morsi’s election. It does, though, present an opportunity
Added on 03/07/2012
Afghanistan , America , Barack Obama , Benjamin Netanyahu , Bernard Lewis , Cairo , Clinton , East Africa , Egypt , Europe , Federal Bureau of Investigation , George Bush , George W. Bush , Ground Zero mosque , Hamas , Hiroshima , Hizballah , Iraq , Islam , Islamophobia , Israel , Jerusalem , Lebanon , legal systems , Libya , Likud Party , Middle East , Middle East Opinions of America , Nagasaki , New York city , New York Times , North Africa , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Obama , Obama administration , Pakistan , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Territories , Peter King , President , Rutgers University , Secretary of State , Somalia , Soviet Union , the Associated Press , The New York Times , United States , Washington DC , World Trade Center , Yemen
ALEX KANE, MONDOWEISS: Deepa Kumar has written a detailed study of Islamophobia which links it inextricably to the cause of Empire
Added on 14/06/2012
Common Ground News Service
Army , Binyamin Netanyahu , Food and Drink , Israel , Jerusalem , Jr. , Lebanon , Martin Luther King Jr. , Middle East , Obama administration , Palestine , Palestine Liberation Organization , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Rosa Parks , Shimon Peres , United States , West Bank , White House
MIKO PELED, MONDOWEISS: When it comes to Shimon Peres there’s a great struggle to see how he has advanced freedom in the Middle East in any way.