December 23, 2012

2012: From Arab Spring to Early Winter

Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune

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Climate experts say 2012 will likely be the warmest year ever in the United States. In the global political realm, though, it's been a Big Chill.

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TAGGED: Africa, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, China, Turkey, Libya, Muslim Brotherhood, Middle East, Mohammed Morsi, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Egypt


December 21, 2012
We're Losing Post-War Libya
Max Boot, Contentions
I don’t often agree with Vladimir Putin, but he has a point when he condemns America’s lack of follow-through in Libya. more ››
December 23, 2012
Benghazi Questions Unanswered
McCain, Graham & Ayotte, Wash Times
With U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s withdrawal from consideration for the position of secretary of state, some have assumed that Congress will now be less insistent on a full accounting of the facts surrounding the Sept. 11,... more ››
December 11, 2012
Libya's New Law of the Land: Sharia
Jamie Dettmer, The Daily Beast
Most Libyans—even women’s-rights activists—accept that their new Constitution will be based on Islamic law. more ››
December 18, 2012
Obama AWOL from the Middle East
James Jay Carafano, National Interest
The Army term is AWOL: Absent Without Leave. Take off without permission from your commander and you’re AWOL. Today, mounting evidence suggests the president might be AWOL on Middle East policy—ignoring, without the... more ››