Who Stands Up for Iran Standing Down?

At his speech on January 8 following the Iranian missile attack on Iraqi bases hosting American…

Who Wins and Loses in the Middle East?

Following Iran’s missile attacks on a two US airbase, one outside Baghdad and the second near…

The US Will Never Leave the Middle East

A large number of people seem to believe that World War III has begun with the…

Living in a World Where Everyone Is Invited to Feel the Impact

The year 2020 has started in the West as the year of maximum suspense. The various…

The Global War of Error

Yes, our infrastructure stinks, our schools are failing, this country’s a nightmare of inequality and there’s a self-promoting madman in…

Joe Biden’s True Grit and Trump’s Strategic Failure

As vice president to Barack Obama, whose proudest claim to honor and presidential stature was the…

Will Iran and the US Go to War?

The assassination of the commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, by the United…

The Countries Addicted to Coal

Scott Morrison is the prime minister of Australia. Over the past few months, parts of his country…

Was Qassem Soleimani a Bad Guy or a Martyr?

When people live (and die) with a binary vision of the world, the same object may…

What Next for Tehran and Trump?

In the days since the January 3 assassination of Major General Qassem Suleimani, commander of Iran’s…

Can Anything Unite the United Kingdom?

For all its complexity, everyone understands what the US is. But what is the United Kingdom?…

The End of Liberal Britain?

This UK general election campaign has been an emotional roller coaster for the Liberal Democrats. In…

Britain May Back Boris to Get Brexit Done

Just days before the December 12 election, The Guardian’s opinion poll tracker finds the Tories to…

The News Media’s Piano Lacks a Sustain Pedal

The website FAIR calls itself a “national media watch group” whose mission consists of “scrutinizing media…

Scandinavia’s #MeToo Problem

The hype around equality in Scandinavia could lead many to believe that parity between men and…

What Americans Need in 2020

Watching the exposure of the ugly underbelly of the American “dream” on full display in the…

The Climate Within the Brexit Election

You’d be forgiven to think that the only issue for discussion and decision by the public…

In Britain’s Election, the Future of Human Rights Is at Stake

When Boris Johnson became prime minister in July, he assembled the most aggressively anti-human rights cabinet…

Britain Faces a Historic Election

Elections are almost invariably termed historic. For once, the use of the term is not an…

The UK Election: What About Foreign Policy?

In the frenzy and fury of yet another UK election that whirls and swirls around Brexit,…