Years from now, whoever we decide was right or wrong in the context of US politics and foreign policy, I imagine we will see the current history of the Middle East as a story unfolding from the 9/11 attacks to the US invasion of Iraq...Show More Summary
RUSSELL BERMAN: The Western Rift Over Iran. “Suddenly it is the US that is from Venus and the Europeans are from Mars, to use the imagery of earlier debates.... American policy has largely involved withdrawals—from the Middle East—and relinquishing of leadership elsewhere.”
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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Harsanyi to discuss the Iran nuke negotiations, our changing relationship with Israel and who is to blame for a Middle East in turmoil. The post The Iran Nuke Negotiations and Our Changing Relationship with Israel appeared first on RedState.
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France plans to start discussions with partners in the "coming weeks" on a United Nations Security Council resolution to lay out the parameters for ending the Middle East conflict, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.
At least 1.3 million people in the Middle East and South Asia have been killed because of Western military action. The United States has been at war since October 2001, and this week marked the twelfth anniversary of the beginning of its most deadly campaign in Iraq. Show More Summary
Reading John Bolton's dangerously casual argument for yet another war in the Middle East
Last night, Rachel Maddow helped break down what has become the most counterintuitive foreign policy story of the week. While Iran is helping U.S. troops fight ISIS forces in Iraq, the U.S. is now aiding Saudi Arabia in its fight against Iran-backed forces in Yemen.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday of fomenting strife in the Middle East, rebuffing his accusation that Iran was trying to dominate the region.
In the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner, carriers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia say they will emulate a U.S. rule requiring two people in the cockpit at all times.
Obama struggles with the Middle East; Sen. Harry Reid won't run for re-election, more in today's newsletter.
According to new reports from the Middle East, ISIS are clamping down on what they call “un-Islamic” Caesarean sections within the Caliphate, which they have deemed as “Western” and not healthy for women. In order to impose their will,...Show More Summary
The Middle East settlement was the main issue of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu telephone conversation.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, NIXONIAN ADMINISTRATORS EDITION: Murky Inquiry Targets Critic of N.Y.U. Role in Abu Dhabi, and a Reporter. “New York University’s fraught tenure as an intellectual prize of the Middle East has taken a new and mysterious turn: A private investigator has been making inquiries about an N.Y.U. professor who criticized the exploitation […]
Saudi Arabia's campaign against Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, which began with waves of airstrikes overnight on Thursday, has laid down a new marker in the dangerously unstable Middle East.As WorldViews discussed earlier, the SaudisShow More Summary
Local market closes substantially higher, shrugging off Middle East geopolitical concern
HH: On a day of a lot of breaking news, I’m joined by Mark Steyn, Columnist To the World. Read everything Mark writes at www.steynonline.com. Hello, Mark, how are you? MS: Hey, I’m good, thanks, Hugh, how’s things with you? HH: Terrific. Show More Summary