The conclusion to a four-part essay looking Obama’s foreign policy in the Middle East. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
Some intemperate statements to a journalist may reveal just how the Obama administration is approaching the thorny problems of Iran and Iraq. This is the third part of a longer essay, with part 1 here and part 2 here.
In the run-up to Geneva II, all of the Administration’s policy failings are coalescing into a truly weird and tragic spectacle. Part of a longer essay. Read Part 1 here.
Self-proclaimed Middle East “experts” have long bemoaned the instability of the region. They didn’t know the first thing about real instability.
Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.
Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.
After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.
The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.
Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.
Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.