Tag Archives: Middle East

Gil Troy: Moynihan’s Moment- Daniel P. Moynihan’s Fight Against Zionism is Racism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’ve never understood the New-Left’s hatred of Israel and perhaps the Jewish community in America in general. Socialists are supposed to be for the underdog and looking after their well-being … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat: USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy Islamism, from ISIS and other groups, is not just and assault on American and Western values, but its … Continue reading

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The Onion: Nathan Eckert- The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Looking back at the Iraq War from over a twelve-year perspective it reminds me of someone who knows a guy down the street. Who knows this man has beaten up … Continue reading

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Clinton Library 42: President Bill Clinton’s Press Conference-March, 1994

Source: Clinton Library 42: President Bill Clinton’s Press Conference-March, 1994 As unpopular as the first two years of the Bill Clinton Administration were and how unpopular that Democratic Congress was, it was a very productive Congress and two years for … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- The American People to its Leaders: Ground Troops Against ISIS and a Stronger National Defense

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I think its pretty clear about what we’ve learned in the last thirteen-years or so in our Middle East adventures. That if you try to defend and govern a country … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Martin S. Indyk- A Return to The Middle Eastern Great Game

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Support Middle Eastern dictators in the past may have worked in the past up until 1978 or so with the fall of the Shah of Iran, as far as maintaining … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Bilal Y. Saab- Saudi Arabia’s Way Forward

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’m not claiming to be an expert on Saudi Arabia and that their people and especially their government is ready for this type of government, system and constitution. Especially their … Continue reading

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