By giving the issue to Congress, he evades sole responsibility and makes himself look "principled."
His singular foreign policy accomplishment, trumpeted ad nauseam, was the execution of Osama bin Laden.
Within hours of Morsi's departure, the streets of Cairo were awash with anti-Qatari banners accompanied by the obligatory anti-US and anti-Israel slogans.
The Russian Yakhont missiles already delivered to Syria threaten Israel Navy ships carrying out vital missions in the Mediterranean.
Perhaps if Western states studied its policies rather than endlessly criticized them they might gain from the experience.
Blaming foreigners, however hostile they may be, yields only further self-delusion and suffering.
From December 2002 to January 2009, Elliott Abrams was an insider. As deputy assistant to the president and later deputy national security adviser – with the Middle East as his focus – Abrams interacted daily with such figures as President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Israeli Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert.
Needed changes in Israel's decision making process have simply not kept up with the growing complexities and synergies of Israel's always-hostile external environment.
The Egyptian publication Al-Masry Al-Youm reports that the U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt's Interior Ministry. It further reports that this shipment...
Under all relevant criteria of international law, Iran's ongoing stance toward Israel remains unequivocally genocidal.
Four Republican senators voted in favor of Hagel, including Rand Paul of Kentucky.
The AWACS Israel is selling to Turkey will potentially be used against Israel in the Mediterranean Sea.
If only Iran began developing the world's biggest chocolate bar, then the bombing raids would begin as soon as the chocolate enrichment process reached the caramel-nougat line.
Obama's State of the Union address touted an American return to world leadership, but concealed the failure of Obama's policies, especially in the Middle East.
Full text of President Barack Obama's "State of the Union" address to Congress, February 12, 2013.
The real villain is the Iranian regime, which has colonized Syria and is colonizing Lebanon in its attempt to squeeze out U.S. influence in the Middle East.
Erdoğan's Turkey is no longer a trustworthy partner for the West but more like a mole in its inner sanctum.
What we are witnessing is the Obama administration actively interfering in European politics to advance European centralization.
With both Pakistan's strongmen and its Islamist forces ready to take anti-Western action, the U.S. and the West must reconsider the amount of attention they pay to Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.
The pseudo-realists in charge of western foreign policy today confuse what other countries should be doing with what they are actually doing.
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