Tom Gross

Tom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

Tom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

Italian double speak on Iran

There is an eye-popping story in this morning’s Wall Street Journal Europe. Italian companies – with Rome’s backing – have equipped Iran’s military, including the Revolutionary Guards, and contributed to ...

Taliban may be descended from Jews

The ethnic group at the heart of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan may descended from their Jewish enemy, according to a report in today’s (London) Daily Telegraph.   What next? The ...

I’m Dreaming of a White New Year

This NASA photo (below), from today’s Times of London, shows Britain completely blanketed by its heaviest snowfall in decades. President Obama’s appearance at last month’s Copenhagen Climate Change Conference obviously did ...

The Three Most Important Events in 2009

I was asked by Iran’s main opposition, pro-democracy website — Radio Farda, which claims 8 million listeners daily in Iran, as well as a strong online presence — to outline ...

Amazing Video

Western media coverage of the ongoing events in Iran continues to be very disappointing, and the virtual silence by most Western government spokesmen is truly disheartening. The increasing unrest there ...

The thoughts of Maureen Dowd’s Brother

The New York Times’ worst columnist, Maureen Dowd, relates the thoughts of her brother Kevin on Barack Obama’s first year in office, as told to her on Christmas Eve. Among ...