February 25, 2013

What Kerry Needs to Know About Iran

Hossein Mousavian, Financial Times

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Iran is going to be atop Secretary Kerry's agenda. Here's what he needs to know.

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February 24, 2013
Palestinians in America's Back Seat
James Zogby, The National
Previous maiden voyages to the region by presidents and their top emissaries have focused on Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. I hope that I will be proven wrong, but I do not believe that we will see any serious new US effort on... more ››
February 25, 2013
Europe's Last Fan in Washington
Gregor Peter Schmitz, Der Spiegel
The new U.S. secretary of state is visiting Berlin on Monday. He's promising grand things -- and he has a soft spot for Europe. But John Kerry has little room for maneuver. The Old World is of little interest to people in... more ››
February 25, 2013
Once Again, Team Obama Disses Britain
Nile Gardiner, Telegraph Blogs
With the Falklands referendum just two weeks away, the Obama administration still refuses to recognise the referendum and the right to self-determination of the Falkland Islanders. At a news conference in London today alongside... more ››
February 22, 2013
Kerry 'Listens' Instead of Leading
Amir Taheri, New York Post
On Sunday, new Secretary of State John Kerry starts a tour of nine countries in Europe and the Middle East; the State Department calls it a “listenting tour.” Yet, while listening is part of diplomacy, it can’t substitute... more ››
February 12, 2013
America, Stop Funding Bad Guys in Honduras
Dana Frank, L.A. Times
The Obama administration's escalating military commitment in Honduras only deepens its support for the corrupt and repressive Lobo government. State security forces still enjoy near-complete impunity for thousands of alleged... more ››