Monthly Archives: July 2006

The New Shi’ia Crescent

Chris Matthews, at the conclusion of his Sunday morning talk show explored the impact of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq: Two years ago, King Abdullah of Jordan warned me of what was coming in the mideast. His prediction was dead. … Continue reading

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A Simple Book Review?

Allen Quicke has written a review of Gabriel Kilko’s book The Age of War: The United States Confronts the World and it tells me, essentially, that I must place the book on my “must read” list. However, and to my … Continue reading

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An Honorable Exit

Foward, which bills itself as the voice of the American Jew and the conscience of the Jewish community, has published an editorial calling for diplomacy in the current Lebanese conflict and an honorable exit from that country. It is an … Continue reading

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Chronology of the Crisis

Who started it? Sharat G. Lin writes on global political economy, India, and the Middle East. He lived in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war, and spent time in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank. Captured by a Palestinian militia … Continue reading

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Lebanon – Iraq Connection?

Anne Penketh, Diplomatic Editor of Britain’s The Independent, has written a piece exploring the relationship between the current crisis in the Middle East and Iraq. But before we look at an extract from her work, allow me this: it seems … Continue reading

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