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Entries from January 2011

Bush-era regime remnants never give up

January 22nd, 2011 · 8 Comments · Writers' Hall of Shame

Richard Grenell, a man who calls himself “America’s longest serving spokesman at the UN”, has written a scrappy and misleading article for the Huffington Post, which deserves deconstruction. Grenell is angry at Obama’s decision to send an ambassador to Syria. His argument is that it rewards Syria at a time when the country needs to […]

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Hizbollah leaves the unhappy marriage

January 13th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Politics

The not-so-inevitable has happened with surprising speed. Hizbollah and its March 8 allies have walked out of the so-called unity government in Lebanon. The ostensible trigger was Prime Minister Hariri’s failure to agree to an emergency meeting on the STL indictments. The real reason is that after months of pressure, Hariri is still refusing to […]

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