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Posts in category “MIddle East”

Trump To Kurds: ‘You’re Fired!’

Did president do the right thing on Syria?

Posted October 7th, 2019

The Flag & The Forgetting

9/11 and the fabric of America

Posted September 11th, 2019

Learning From Bad People And Bad Ideas

The difficult art of discerning when liars are telling the truth, and evil people have something valuable to say

Posted March 24th, 2019

Disintegration And Its Discontents

We are coming apart as a civilization, and the unwinding is going to be ugly if we aren’t very careful

Posted March 19th, 2019

Bahia Amawi Deserves Her Job Back

I oppose BDS, but the State has no business taking this teacher’s job over it

Posted December 18th, 2018

Riyadh’s Man In The White House

Remember when conservatives criticized the Bush family for being too soft on the Saudis?

Posted November 20th, 2018

The Ikhwan & The Benedict Option

Christians, the Muslim Brotherhood, and living under secularism

Posted April 12th, 2018

9/11, War, & A Torn Flag

Trump barrels headlong into war with Russia, as America’s unwinding proceeds

Posted April 11th, 2018

Before The (New) Syria War Begins

After US bombs stop falling, what then?

Posted April 10th, 2018

The Saudi ‘Cakewalk’ Into Iran

Pro-war propaganda video goes viral, lights up Arab social media

Posted December 20th, 2017

The Agony Of Middle East Christians

For many Christians in Iraq and Syria, every day is 9/11

Posted September 11th, 2017

Iraq Is Now Iran’s War Bride

And that’s why Tucker Carlson is more credible on foreign policy than his neocon critics

Posted July 15th, 2017

Deeper Into Afghanistan Mire

Remember when Trump was the candidate who did not favor such things?

Posted June 14th, 2017

Trump To Qatar: ‘Drop Dead’

President endorses blockade of important US Mideast ally

Posted June 6th, 2017

Playing A Bad Hand Badly

Senior US diplomat put on the spot about Mideast policy. It did not go well

Posted May 30th, 2017

Trump In Arabia

Having ‘grown in office,’ the president drank a toast to Manor Farm the US-Saudi relationship

Posted May 22nd, 2017

Freedom’s Just Another Word For Bombing

Fox contemplates the patriotic pleasures of dropping high explosives

Posted April 16th, 2017