Well, well, well. Look at what the New York Times has buried on page 3 of its article about the joint announcement by Pres. Obama and by French and British leaders Nicolas Sarkozy and Gordon Brown that Iran is building a secret underground plant to manufacture nuclear fuel. First, the...
Because her murder by Iranian government forces would not have sparked the international outrage it has sparked if we had just read about it in the paper.
But it raises a related question, which Glenn Greenwald explores at some length, taking the last question asked at Pres. Obama’s...
WhiteHouse.gov has the transcript of Obama’s opening remarks, in English and in Persian. The accompanying video includes Persian subtitles.
I have not yet read the transcript or listened to Obama’s remarks, but I wanted to get this information up here as soon as...
The Corner’s Andy McCarthy has it, only for him it’s a fact, not a theory: Barack Obama is a “power politician” of the “hard Left” who, like all “hard Leftists,” is “more comfortable” with totalitarianism than with freedom — only he cannot...
Posted by Kathy
on Jun 4, 2009 in Barack Obama
, Bush administration
, Human Rights
, Obama Foreign Policy
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I thought it was superb — one of his best speeches ever. It had all the usual hallmarks of an Obama speech: soaring language, emphasis on themes of unity, interconnectivity, and mutual respect. It laid out a grand vision for what Obama called “a new beginning,” and identified seven specific...
The title of this post is the best metaphor I can think of to illustrate what Netanyahu has done with his threat to Iran. He’s issued an ultimatum not just Iran but Obama, too.
To see this as an ultimatum, you have to ask if Netanyahu is bluffing. In thinking of the answer to that question,...