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Open Left: Mitchell As Midest Envoy — A Ray Of Sanity In US Mideast Policy? You’ll be tested in the...

The Might of Nation-States, The Temperaments of Ten-Year-Olds

The New York Times wowed everyone yesterday with its analysis of foreign policy at a third-grade level: “In the cabinet room today there was an energy, a feeling that after so long of showing restraint we had finally acted,” said Mark Regev, spokesman for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, speaking of the weekly...

There Never Was “Success”

Iraq.  It’s been a long stretch since I’ve written extensively on our occupation in that country, a combination of horse race (one of my primary fields of interest) becoming much more prominent in the public eye and the months-long lull in violence contributing to my dry spell. But it seems as...