Category Archives: Middle East peace

Ending the War on Terror

The Washington Independent ran a piece on John Brennan yesterday. Brennan was a key figure in the August 6, 2001 CIA memo that said Osama bin Laden was “determined to attack inside the United States.” You remember: the one that … Continue reading

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Obama’s Cairo Speech

The president’s trip abroad may have been the most carefully-crafted work of public diplomacy in history. The White House released the text in thirteen languages and across the entire spectrum of new media. After touring the pyramids with Zahi Hawass, … Continue reading

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Khamenei Responds

Remember I said that Iran’s diplomatic approach would be multi-layered? This is what the top layer looks like: TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader rebuffed President Barack Obama’s overtures Saturday, saying Tehran was still waiting to see concrete changes in … Continue reading

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Peace Breaks Out

The United States has already begun talking to Tehran about the nuclear issue. Actually, to be more specific, Barack Obama has been talking to Iran for almost a year. Foreign Policy has the story: Over the past year, our sources … Continue reading

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