At least Russia and China are probably as mystified as we are about where Obama is going with his missile defense policy.
If the world does not wake up in time to see the danger, Syria will be only the first domino to fall.
The problem of this government is more likely to be one of personalities, marginal issues that get blown up in importance, and jockeying for financial benefits for different constituencies.
In August 2010, Obama ordered a secret report on unrest in the Arab world.
The biggest losers, without a doubt, are the Haredi parties, Shas and United Torah Judaism.
Despite the current policy's serious problems and visibly dangerous outcomes there is no major debate it.
Israeli officials will be very polite in discussions and sarcastic when they talk among themselves afterward.
If the US cannot depend on its new “allies,” despite the supposed popularity of Obama and its policies in those places, then how can they be said to be allies at all?
Visits of Western leaders complicate old problems and create new ones, and moreover, the chances that these visits will yield a positive effect or result in a real solution to any problem, is quite low.
Starting in 1994, Palestinian poverty has been increasing steadily, until it really started revving down, so to speak, in more recent years.
The Egyptian regime doesn't want a war or even a high level of conflict at this time.
Historically, inasmuch as there was any European or American “imperialism” in the Middle East it made use of Arab political factors over Israel.
We are going to be told often in the next two months that things are going to get better in Egypt. It's likely that they are going to get worse.
Despite Obama's disastrous Middle East policy, in practice, there have been no real, material, or huge problems in direct U.S.-Israel relations.
What the Obama Administration has done is like trying to reduce crime by turning over the cities to the Mafia and letting it make the laws and also run the police and court systems.
Classic westerns demonstrate that Americans have long been tolerant and understanding toward other peoples.
Arabs outside of Israel envy Arab citizens of Israel, labeling them "Arab al-Zibda," or "whipped cream Arabs."
It is unconscionable of Obama to handle the sequestration threat the way he has - crippling our ability to readily strike Iran.
Pretending there’s no elephant in the world doesn’t protect anyone from getting trampled.
This is all a tragedy for the poor victims in the Middle East and a farce for the well-paid, much-honored careerist opportunists and ideologues in the West.