May 17, 2014

The Mideast's Forgotten Minority

Raydan & Heffez, Times of Israel

The Associated Press

The Syrian conflict is rattling the world of the Druze, an ethnic group that straddles national lines

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TAGGED: Druze, Middle East


May 9, 2014
George Clooney's Future In-Laws
Lee Smith, The Weekly Standard
George Clooney’s reps have yet to make the official announcement, but all the tabloids and gossip sheets are reporting that the Hollywood heartthrob recently popped the question to his girlfriend of less than a year, Amal... more ››
May 8, 2014
Bashar al-Assad's Favorite New Bomb
Christoph Reuter, Der Spiegel
Although Damascus has turned over 92.5 percent of its chemical weapons stockpile, including sarin, as agreed, it continues to deploy poison gas against the Syrian people. Given chlorine's use in everyday products, it isn't... more ››
May 9, 2014
He's Made It Worse: Obama's Middle East
Abe Greenwald, Commentary
What have we gotten in return for our more humble posture in the Middle East? The answer, as a case-by-case examination of the most important examples reveals, is this: a new age of great peril. Under Barack Obama’s... more ››
May 7, 2014
Mideast: From Nation State to Caliphates
John Rich, NOW Lebanon
America’s democratization campaign in the Middle East has created deep divisions in Iraq over power, wealth, and welfare. Not only has the new mostly-Shiite majority bloc worked hard to monopolize power: the American... more ››