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Removal of Qaddafi Is the Military Objective

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 11:50 am | Robert Naiman

The most important content of presidential speeches is often what they don't say. Here are some things that President Obama didn't say about Libya in his speech last night. More >>

“No-Fly Zone"? Senator Kerry, the UN Charter Is Supreme Law

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 1:06 pm | Robert Naiman

Surely no one has been surprised to see Senator McCain engaged in what Defense Secretary Gates has rightly called "loose talk" about the use of US military force in Libya. But to see Sen. John Kerry, the Democratic head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ... More >>

Mohamed ElBaradei: "If Not Now, When?"

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 2:50 pm | Robert Naiman

Pro-democracy leader Mohamed El Baradei is calling for Western leaders to explicitly condemn Egypt's current President Hosni Mubarak. (Photo: Lukas Beck / The New York Times) More >>

WikiLeaks Honduras: US Busted on Support of Coup

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 1:01 pm | Robert Naiman

By July 24, 2009, the US government was totally clear about the basic facts of what took place in Honduras on June 28, 2009. The US embassy in Tegucigalpa sent a cable to Washington with the subject, "Open and Shut: The Case of the Honduran Coup," asserting ... More >>

Robert Naiman: McChrystal's 40,000 Troop Hoax

Monday, 19 October 2009, 11:45 am | Robert Naiman

It's a time-honored Washington tradition. If you want to bully the government into doing something unpopular and the public into accepting it, manufacture a false emergency. Iraq war? If you don't approve it, mushroom cloud. Banker or IMF bailout? If you ... More >>

What President Obama Promised in Cairo

Monday, 8 June 2009, 11:23 am | Robert Naiman

US policy in the broader Middle East over the next four years will be judged in the region according to whether the pledges that President Obama made in Cairo Thursday are kept. More >>

Stopping Pakistan Drone Strikes Suddenly Plausible

Friday, 8 May 2009, 2:01 pm | Robert Naiman

Until this week, it seemed like the conventional wisdom in Washington was that stopping US drone strikes in Pakistan was outside the bounds of respectable discussion. More >>




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