Category Archives: Iraq

Politics is plumbing

By Peter E. Feltman As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan and Iraq, what can we hope for? Plenty! But plenty of what? Perhaps we should forget the earlier exhortations about liberty, constitutions and nation building and concentrate on a … Continue reading

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Decade’s Lesson since 9/11: Calling a Spade a Spade

By Dr. Walid Phares Ten years have slipped by since Osama bin Laden’s jihadists massacred thousands of men, women and children in the northeastern United States, prompting the start of what Americans came to know as the War on Terror. The … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Cutting-Edge Middle East Strategy

By Dr. Walid Phares As the US electoral process grinds on and Republican primary debates fold into state primaries and caucuses, candidates’ views on national security and foreign policy are being carefully scrutinized by voters who consider them crucial components of … Continue reading

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Prague’s Havel is Gone: Waiting for the Middle Eastern Havels to Come

By Dr. Walid Phares As I was watching the carriage transporting the late Vaclav Havel, the first President of free post-Communist Czechoslovakia and the first President of the Czech Republic, into the Prague Castle I was sobered and deeply moved. Having been … Continue reading

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Phares to Arab media: Strategically, the U.S. lost to Iran in Iraq

By Dr. Walid Phares In a series of interview on Arab media, Professor Walid Phares a Congressional advisor and the author of The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East said “in the big geopolitical picture in the region the United … Continue reading

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