The Washington Post had a fascinating series last weekend discussing the rise of a movement representing “nonbelievers.” The trend is worldwide, but is also taking root in America, one of the most religious western nations. As radical fundamentalism has spiraled out of control, many people are standing up and loudly […]
I was famished on my long drive to New York City and pulled off I-95 in the middle of Nowhere, South Carolina. A billboard had directed me to a restaurant on desolate Frontage Road, which had the charm of an abandon rock quarry. In the distance, I saw a bright […]
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration has a mess on its hands in the Middle East, due to its inept policies in Iraq and Palestine. As the president continues to muddle along, Congress and the American people remain incredibly mute, marking time.
The Israeli Knesset is about to make a tragic mistake with far reaching consequences if it votes to ban Gay Pride rallies. This anti-democratic action will alienate secular Jews – gay and straight – worldwide and force stalwart defenders of Israel to rethink their allegiance. American Jews overwhelmingly reject the […]
With much fanfare, NBC-TV News officially determined this week to call the “sectarian strife” in Iraq now a civil war, and who besides George Bush and anyone else with their own political skin tacked to a garage door, can say otherwise?
A 1996 Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies (IASPS) report, authored by several former and current Bush Administration appointees, has largely become the Bush Administration’s platform for deciding Israeli and Middle Eastern policy a decade later.
Heads up, Israel. This is a set-up. The Bush administration fully intends to exploit the current escalating violence between Israel and the Hezbollah to advance its agenda for the entire region. The goal of the U.S. policy is not the defense of Israel. In fact, it could well involve the […]