Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “MIddle East”

Putin Told Us So

If John McCain dies and goes to hell, he will spend eternity …

Posted August 23rd, 2014

Why The Worldwide Silence On Christian Persecution?

Ronald S. Lauder, head of the World Jewish Congress, says it’s an …

Posted August 20th, 2014

The Appeal Of Islamofascism

The inspiring religionists of ISIS beheaded poor hostage Jim Foley, as you’ve …

Posted August 20th, 2014

‘Your Liberal And Democratic Principles Are Worth Nothing Here’

Archbishop Amel Nona, the Chaldean Catholic Archeparch of Mosul, gave an interview …

Posted August 18th, 2014

General Majid, Who Gave His Life For Others

A riveting, moving report from Alissa J. Rubin, a foreign correspondent for …

Posted August 16th, 2014

Opening The Gates Of Hell In The Mideast

Patrick Cockburn says we have done it. Excerpts: The main victor in …

Posted August 11th, 2014

Saving Syrian Orthodox Chants

A friend passed on to me a must-listen Fresh Air interview with …

Posted August 8th, 2014

ISIS Needs Killin’

My initial response to the President’s announcement tonight is that he’s done …

Posted August 8th, 2014

Dear Israel: Please Attack The Christians & Yazidis

ISIS has now taken control of the hydroelectric dam near Mosul, and …

Posted August 7th, 2014

What If Hamas Could Win

I’ve not had much to say about the Gaza war because what …

Posted August 5th, 2014

Bacevich On The Greater Middle East War

A reader passes on a short, clarifying essay by Andrew Bacevich titled …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

A 9/11 FBI Cover-Up To Protect Saudis?

Looks like it, according to the Miami Herald. Excerpt: Freshly released but …

Posted July 3rd, 2014

The ISIS Monster We And Our Friends Created

The proxies for Our Friends The Gulf Sunnis bring the joy of …

Posted June 25th, 2014

The Case That Obama Lost Iraq

Liberal commentator Peter Beinart makes it: Yes, the Iraq War was a …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Our Friends The Saudis

Who do we have to thank for ISIS? Who do you think? …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Iraq: George W. Bush’s Vietnam

According to the Times, Western military experts have concluded that the Iraqi …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

There Are No Good Guys In Iraq

Or if there are, we have no way to identify them. So …

Posted June 19th, 2014