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NATO Conquers Libya

Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 5:07 pm | Dan Lieberman

On the day its planes and drones attacked North African ground, NATO decided the outcome of the Libyan rebellion. Scratch out all rebel fighters and the Gadhafi led government remained doomed. A relatively strong Yugoslavian army could not repel ... More >>

Slanting Rafiq Hariri's Assassination

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 4:30 pm | Dan Lieberman

A United Nations (UN) Special Tribunal, which received a mandate to investigate the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, handed down indictments to prosecutors in Lebanon. Its indictments named four men, Mustafa Badreddine, Salim ... More >>

Misshaping the Middle East: The Libyan example

Friday, 17 June 2011, 12:10 pm | Dan Lieberman

France and Great Britain, the two principal European victors of World War I, shaped the Middle East to meet their political objectives and formed an area of despotic regimes and constant conflict. Now, joined by the United States, the same nations, ... More >>

Dan Lieberman: Understanding Pakistan

Thursday, 9 June 2011, 4:51 pm | Dan Lieberman

Since Pakistan is vital in the War on Terrorism, why don’t the United States administrations learn to understand and handle Pakistan so it is an effective ally rather than a confused state? More >>

Critical analysis of The Libyan interim Prime Minister

Monday, 16 May 2011, 2:07 pm | Dan Lieberman

The Brookings’ Saul/Zilkha room overflowed with an expectant crowd awaiting the Prime Minister of the Executive Department of the Transitorial National Council of the Libyan Republic. Libya’s opposition leader, Dr. Mahmoud Gibril, didn’t disappoint. ... More >>

Making the World Safe for Terrorism

Monday, 2 May 2011, 1:12 pm | Dan Lieberman

The September 11, 2001 attack - the first aerial bombings on American soil - compelled the United States government to wage a War on Terrorism. After ten years of this battle, the U.S. has neither won the war nor contained terrorism – just the opposite ... More >>

Gadhafi Faces the West

Monday, 4 April 2011, 3:32 pm | Dan Lieberman

Gadhafi faces the West Two Sides of a Coin Philosophers and scientists have proposed theories of duality as the propelling force of movement and progress. The philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's dialectic, which is subject to many interpretations, ... More >>

Dan Lieberman: Driving the Mullahs Mad

Monday, 13 September 2010, 4:05 pm | Dan Lieberman

After engaging in counterproductive conflicts in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, and creating havoc in Nicaragua, Somalia, Caribbean Islands, Central America, and a host of other places by supporting unpopular leaders and governments, the U.S. is headed ... More >>

Dan Lieberman: Get Helen Thomas

Friday, 11 June 2010, 6:21 pm | Dan Lieberman

Like a cat ready to pounce, the Israel Above All clique has been waiting for its chance to snare America’s most senior journalist, the redoubtable Helen Thomas. One false move and she is trapped. The attackers only exposed themselves; the extent ... More >>

Skewed Responses to Israel’s Attack Flotila

Monday, 7 June 2010, 4:34 pm | Dan Lieberman

Omitted from discussions of the ‘pirate type’ action is that Israel has once again swelled the terrorist ranks. The world’s principal manufacturer of terrorists has assured itself relatively immunity from terrorist actions by walls, fences, blockades, ... More >>

Listen to Affected Voices for Middle East Peace

Saturday, 1 May 2010, 1:04 pm | Dan Lieberman

A question continually asked: Why has peace in the Middle East not been attainable? Clues to the answer are shunted from biased minds but are revealed in the Lebanese and Gaza conflagrations. It comes from asking another question. Why did Israel react ... More >>

The Strange Love Affair of the U.S. and AIPAC

Thursday, 8 April 2010, 11:37 am | Dan Lieberman

Imagine you are a representative of the highest government agencies. You encounter a group that places a foreign power above your own government’s interests and redirects and undermines your policies. Would you go to their convention, popularize them, ... More >>

A Complacent West Confronts a Smug Israel

Friday, 19 March 2010, 3:29 pm | Dan Lieberman

Words can act as bombs by creating panic and disarray so that the adversary becomes totally confused. Israel has written the book on how to get its way by throwing the ‘word bomb.’ Isn’t it obvious that the announcement to build 1,600 new homes ... More >>

J Street - Two Years after its Formation

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 5:07 pm | Dan Lieberman

Two years ago, J Street, a newly registered pro-Israel lobby, hit the American Streets with optimism, vitality and promise. Its thrust: To replace or diminish the punch of the American Israel Political Action Committee (AIPAC). More >>

Deconstructing the Israeli Narrative

Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 1:59 pm | Dan Lieberman

As Israel’s democratic posture becomes more questioned, its mystique becomes more exaggerated. To prove the validity of its actions, Israel’s supporters focus on three components of Israel’s drive to an accomplished nation: More >>

The Tangled Course to Middle East Peace

Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 3:02 pm | Dan Lieberman

Decades of resolutions, arguments, and negotiations have maintained the Middle East struggle as a Middle East struggle. A major thrust attempts to resolve the crisis by negotiations leading to two independent states – a natural and conventional ... More >>

The Beginning of the End of the Middle East Crisis

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 1:47 pm | Dan Lieberman

Negotiators have continually debated the Middle East crisis without regarding the elephant in the room – the Palestinian displaced persons. Rather than being portrayed as victims, these dispossessed persons are often perceived as perpetrators, as if ... More >>

Dan Lieberman: The New Puritans

Monday, 27 July 2009, 10:51 am | Dan Lieberman

Defined characteristics steer history to an eventual climax. Unless a dramatic intervention occurs, similar historical characteristics forecast similar results. If an earlier historical event has a narrative that is comparable with the narrative of the Middle ... More >>

Dan Lieberman: Ashkelon Speaks

Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 2:23 pm | Dan Lieberman

The modern Israeli city of Ashkelon, 20 kilometers north of the Gaza border, presents a picturesque setting along the Mediterranean coast. Sparkling white beaches matched by white-faced apartment buildings, green lawns and several wide boulevards depict ... More >>

Why Jerusalem? Israel’s Hidden Agenda

Thursday, 2 July 2009, 4:56 pm | Dan Lieberman

Three huge granite stones rest comfortably on the top of Midbar Sinai Street, in Givat Havatzim, Jerusalem’s northernmost district. Cut to specification, the imposing stones represent one of several preparations by the Temple Mount and Land of Israel ... More >>