From Fallujah

My pal Michael Totten has another report from Iraq up on his blog, and as usual it’s an excellent combination of narrative, analysis, and photography. This anecdote is about an ...

Is the Power Off in Gaza?

Based on all the hysterical news stories today, almost all of which are complemented by gratuitous pictures of Gazans posing by candlelight, one would think so. The LA Times (headline: ...

Bush’s Final Meeting of Mid-East Tour

President Bush’s final meeting in his tour of the Middle East this week was with the Egyptian dictator, Hosni Mubarak: Mubarak told reporters he updated Bush on Egypt’s position that “the ...

Andrew Sullivan’s Blog Ethics

If you had any contact at all with the blogosphere over the past couple of days, you surely ran across at some point Jamie Kirchick’s expose">expose in The New Republic ...

Katyushas, From Guess Where

The long-range Katyusha missile that last week was fired from Gaza and landed over 10 miles inside of Israel was made — you’ll never guess — in Iran: There have ...

Ad Hitlerum

Martin Kramer makes an observation about that notorious American Conservative cover illustration of Rudy Giuliani: it is actually intended to evoke Nazi, not fascist, imagery. Martin posts a Nazi propaganda ...

re: Iran the Hegemon

Derb, you ask: “suppose Iran were to attain her hegemonic ambition. This will hurt the U.S.A. … how? You say it would be putting ‘the economic health of the nation ...

Re: Lethal Threats (cont)

Derb, Cliff, et al, if I may jump into this debate and offer a couple of thoughts about the Iranian nuclear threat. I would not want to be in a ...

Syriana

The French president has announced that he is frustrated with the Syrian dictator, Bashar Assad, over Assad’s involvement in perpetuating the impasse in Lebanon’s presidential election. To make a long ...