If King Salman wants to undo some of the mistakes and half-hearted reforms of his predecessor in quest of a more assured future for the kingdom, he could begin by moving to free and fair elections for the Shura Council or national legislature.
The terrorist attack in France was a harbinger of an emerging dystopia where the wretched of the earth, deprived of resources to survive, devoid of hope, brutally controlled, belittled and mocked by the privileged who live in the splendor and indolence of the industrial West, lash out in nihilistic fury.
As three suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre die in a shootout with French police, the cycle of violence that has engulfed the Mideast again reaches into the West, but the challenge is to learn from U.S. mistakes after 9/11 and address root causes, not react with another round of...
When Wll Palestinians Learn? Turning to International Law Isn’t the Answer — Just Ask America and Israel
If Palestine's request is 'entirely counterproductive', what does that make Israel's slaughtering of civilians last summer?
The world wouldn’t end for Israeli leaders if they were convicted; but the consequences would be real and unpleasant, and over time could have a substantial impact.
The issue facing this nation is not who replaces Hagel, but what policy decisions we want to Pentagon to implement.