Meanwhile, to avoid appearing soft on defense during the election year, President Obama might agree to an attack.
The Syrian opposition can’t seem to decide whether or not it wants the West to intercede.
Iran war hawks continue to try to link Iran and al-Qaeda.
Israel is now treating Israeli Jews as it does Palestinians.
Don’t expect a virtual embassy and public diplomacy to have much effect on Iranians.
New Israeli legislation limits and taxes contributions to organizations opposed to the occupation.
The capture of CIA sources in Beirut represents a coup for Hezbollah.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu throws in with Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on legislation targeting dissident NGO’s.
The U.S. will likely leave Syria to the Arab League and avoid pressing SCAF over transparency in the upcoming Egyptian elections.
A cadre of Israeli settlers have been compiling a list of Israeli businesses in Jerusalem that employ Arab-Israelis.
The U.S. has expanded arms sales to its Arab allies since 2008.
The Obama administration refuses to make military aid to Egypt contingent upon the degree to which it embraces democracy.
Washington’s approach toward Iran does not even merit a label, because there is no coherent policy — just a series of actions lurching toward a potential regional war.
A new version of the Stuxnet worm used against Iran’s centrifuge systems is in development.
The United States is ultimately chasing al-Qaeda, not the LRA, in East Africa. And this may end up abetting Yoweri Museveni’s crackdown on Ugandan democracy.
The United States alleges an Iranian plot to trade money and drugs with a Mexican cartel in exchange for assassinating Saudi and Israeli diplomats.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann attributes President Obama with “laying the table” for the Arab Spring.