Topic: Southwest Asia
Obama appears to be hemming in Israel at every turn. Case in point: A report in which unnamed US officials allege that Israel has obtained access to bases in Azerbaijan, on Iran's border.
Stay alert, stay alive – especially in August, when Washington and much of Europe are on autopilot.
08/25/2010 10:16 pm
Nuclear-armed Pakistan is too critical for Washington to abandon again as it moves to withdraw from Afghanistan. The tragic flooding in Pakistan gives the United States a rare opportunity to demonstrate goodwill and break the cynical cycle of its relationship with Islamabad.
08/18/2010 04:11 pm
Israel may attack Iran's nuclear facilities soon. The Obama administration must insist that any strike be part of a grand bargain that finally breaks the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
08/02/2010 12:21 pm
If the United States values stability more than democracy, it will recognize that restoring Afghanistan’s constitutional monarchy is the only thing that will prevent Taliban rule and victory in the war.
06/30/2010 12:16 pm
Walter Rodgers Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan, does Washington see the lurking threats against America?
Though focused on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US must mind other trouble spots.
03/17/2010 01:30 pm
The Obama administration has dismissed Venezuela's Hugo Chávez as a pesky loudmouth. But he imperils regional security and freedom.
03/16/2010 03:19 pm
01/07/2009 12:00 am
He suffers from an egregiously unfair reputation. His record, though, shows he was quite a good president.
01/05/2009 12:00 am
Britain and the Netherlands agree to longer tours, delaying a bigger US role in the mission.
05/22/2008 01:00 am