Added on 22/07/2013
Afghan Civil War , Al Qaeda , Allegations of support system in Pakistan for Osama bin Laden , Central Intelligence Agency , Islam , Islamic terrorism , Osama Bin Laden , Pakistan , Politics , Reactions to the death of Osama bin Laden , Religion , September 11 attacks , United States , US government , US military , US National Security Agency , War in Afghanistan , War on Terror
RAMZY BAROUD: Hard to win and lost in an instant, it’s trust. The U.S seems to be unconcerned about its diminishing reputation in the world
Added on 24/05/2013
Al Qaeda , Barack Obama , Barack Obama foreign policy , Central Intelligence Agency , Congress , Drone attacks in Pakistan , Government , Islam , Islamic terrorism , Islamism , Obama , Politics , President , United States , Unmanned aerial vehicle , US government , War in Afghanistan
JUAN COLE: Some praise is due but Obama remains wedded to the idea that extra-judicial assassination is an effective counter-terror tool.
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 23/10/2012
Common Ground News Service
America , California , Christopher Stevens , DC , Free speech , Islam , United States , US government , Washington
REBECCA CATALDI, CGNEWS: It doesn’t have to an ‘either or’ situation. People can speak freely and also ensure that they don’t insult religion.
Added on 22/10/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Central Intelligence Agency , Envoy , Iraq , Malala , Malala Yousufzai , National Public Radio , Online media , Pakistan , Pakistan government , Taliban , Twitter , United States , US government
ROB L. WAGNER: It didn’t take long for the moral relativists and conspiracy theorists to get to work on Malala Yousufzai. Inevitable but depressing.
Added on 03/10/2012
Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , America , Anglo-Iranian Oil Company , Bush , Bush Administration , Central America , Central Intelligence Agency , Chemical weapons , Damascus , Democracy , Egypt , Eisenhower , elected president , France , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Golan Heights , Governor , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Libya , Middle East , Middle East Opinions of America , Mitt Romney , Mohammed Morsi , Muammar Qaddafi , Muslim Brotherhood , Obama , Pentagon , President , Republican Party , Romney , Ronald Reagan , Saudi Arabia , Security Council , Syria , Taliban , Tel Aviv , UN General Assembly , UN Security Council , United Kingdom , United Nations , United States , United States Army , US government , US intelligence , Washington , West Bank
JUAN COLE: The Presidential candidate appears to be entirely clueless about the recent history of US involvement in the region. Heres’ some help.
Added on 28/09/2012
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Android , Apple , Drone Strikes , iPhone , New America Foundation , NYU , smartphone , United States , US government
TBIJ: In correspondence seen by the Bureau, the US tech giant told Begley that apps that ‘present excessively objectionable or crude content will be rejected.’
Added on 17/09/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Afghanistan , America , Anders Behring Breivik , Bloomberg , Columbia University , East Asia , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Google+ , Iraq , Islam , Libya , Middle East , Norway , South Asia , The New York Times , The Washington Post , United States , US government , US Supreme Court , Yemen
ROB L. WAGNER: The makers of the film have been clear about their intentions in making it – to incite violence. What rights should they have?
Added on 14/09/2012
America , Barack Obama , Benjamin Netanyahu , Bibi Netanyahu , Congress , David Remnick , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Jerusalem , Joe Klein , Knesset , Middle East Opinions of America , Mitt Romney , NBC , Netanyahu government , Netanyahu’s government , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Rabin , Shaul Mofaz , The New Yorker , United Nations , United States , US government , West Bank
PHLIP WEISS: The Israeli lobby is taking a pummelling at the moment as leading commentators stand up to confront it. Is this a real turning point?
Added on 29/08/2012
Rob L. Wagner
America , Arab American Institute , Arizona , California , Cartoonist , Colorado , Florida , Islam , Kansas , Lincoln , Mexico , Newt Gingrich , President , Republican Party , Ronald Reagan , Secretary of State , Sharia Law , Tampa , UN Court , United States , US government
ROB L. WAGNER: The level of detachment between the imagined world of Republican delegates and the real America seems to widen by the day.
Added on 21/08/2012
Eid , Emir , Islam , Jeddah , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Skype , Social Media , Twitter , United States , US government
CROSSROADS ARABIA: It seems that no element of life is safe from the encroachment of social media – not even sacred Eid customs
Added on 26/07/2012
Rob L. Wagner
America , Anthony Weiner , Arizona , Council on American-Islamic Relations , Dar Al-Hekma College , Glenn Beck , Hillary Clinton , Huma Abedin , hysteria , Islam , Israel , Jeddah , John McCain , Keith Ellison , Michele Bachmann , Michelle Bachmann , Michigan , military officer , Minnesota , Muslim Brotherhood , Pennsylvania , Republican Party , Saudi Arabia , Secretary of State , Senate , Soviet Union , United States , United States government , University of Pennsylvania , US government , US State Department
ROB L. WAGNER: The odious campaign by Michelle Bachmann against Huma Abedin marks the real beginning of a potentially disastrous period in U.S history
Added on 23/07/2012
Arizona , Congress , Florida , George W. Bush , Governor , Hillary Clinton , House , Huma Abedin , Israel , Keith Ellison , Michele Bachmann , Michigan , Middle East , Mike Rogers , Mitt Romney , Muslim Brotherhood , Ohio , Pennsylvania , President , Republican Party , Saddam Hussein , The Huffington Post , United States , US Elections , US government , US intelligence
JUAN COLE: Remember how Florida in 2000 hung on just a few hundred votes. Well, there are over 250,000 Arab-Americans in Florida. They can all tell when someone is prejudiced.
Added on 20/06/2012
Rob L. Wagner
ABC News , Afghanistan , America , Bashar al-Assad , Bush , Bush Administration , Egypt , Eric Edelman , Hamas , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , John Bolton , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Obama , Online media , Palestinian Territories , President , Republican Party , Syria , United Nations , United States , US government , Walid Phares , Washington Post , Washington Times , White House
ROB L. WAGNER: If Mitt Romney wins the U.S. presidential election it looks like we’ll be taking a trip back in time to the reign of George W. Bush.
Added on 25/03/2012
DC , Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Ministry of Higher Education , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Embassy in Washington , Saudi government , United States , US government , Washington , Women , Women's issues
AMERICAN BEDU: Many foreign women who have had relationships with Saudi male students find themselves in great difficulty.
Added on 07/03/2012
James M. Dorsey
2010 World Cup , Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , amputations , Baghdad , Barak Obama , Congress , Cuba , Dennis Ross , Fifa World Cup , Florida , Football , Guantanamo Bay , guard , Hamas , Hassan Nasrallah , Herman Cain , Hizballah , House of Representatives , Iran , Iraq , Ismail Haniyeh , Kabul , Kabul's Ghazi stadium , McClatchy , Nelson Mandela , Northern Iraq , Osama Bin Laden , Pentagon , Politics , President , recruitment tool , Rugby , Saddam Hussein , Saudi Arabia , Soccer , Somalia , South Africa , Taliban , U.S. Congress , U.S. Navy , United States , United States Navy , US government , US military
JAMES M. DORSEY: The $744,000 pitch outside a $39 million penitentiary-style building is intended to reward the most cooperative of the 120,171 inmates.
Added on 21/02/2012
Afghanistan , Asaf Ali Zardari , Central Intelligence Agency , China , Delhi , Egypt , Egyptian government , Electricity , Energy crisis , European Union , France , India , Iran , Iraq , Islamabad , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Japan , Khartoum , Nigeria , Obama , Oil , Oil production , oil profits , Pakistan , President , Saudi Arabia , South Korea , South Sudan , Sudan , Suez , Suez Canal , Syria , Tehran , Turkey , United Kingdom , United States , US government , Washington
JUAN COLE: The last crackpot Neocon plan cost America $1 trillion and nearly 5,000 soldier’s lives. The latest one is meeting resistance.
Added on 09/02/2012
ABC News , Ali Khamenei , Benjamin Netanyahu , Central Intelligence Agency , Ehud Barak , Gaza , Hamas , House of Commons , International Atomic Energy Agency , internationally-syndicated columnist and the editor , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Leon Panetta , London , Mainstream media , Moshe Yaalon , Nuclear , Nuclear technology , PalestineChronicle.com , Pentagon , Pluto Press , Prime Minister , Saddam Hussein , Tehran , the independent , The New York Times , Tony Blair , United Kingdom , United Nations , United States , US government , War , www.ramzybaroud.net
RAMZY BAROUD: History repeats itself, when we fail to learn its lessons. Israel might want to take such chances, but why should the rest of the world?
Added on 28/01/2012
Apple , Bahrain , Bill Gates , China , David Beckham , Davos , Economics , Egypt , Europe , Fidel Castro , film maker , Glenn Beck , Internal Revenue Service , London , London School of Economics , Malta , Manufacturing , Middle East , Mobile Phones , Qatar , Rome , Saudi Arabia , Switzerland , Tea Party , travel document , United Kingdom , United States , US government , Warren Buffett , Western Europe
STEVE ROYSTON: An Angell visited the other day. Not one with wings, but a Welshman with a biting tongue and the rhetorical skills of David Lloyd George.
Added on 16/10/2011
CNN , DOJ , Eric Holder , Gholam Shakuri , Iran , Iranian government , Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps , Iraq , Manssor Arbabsiar , Mitt Romney , runner , Saudi Arabia , Texas , United States , US government
JUAN COLE: He has been presented as the lynchpin of an international conspiracy of stunning complexity. Yet he is almost comically inept – so is Manssor Arabsiar James Bond or Inspector Clouseau?