Well, this does make a certain kind of sense, I suppose. The Israeli strike on what now appears to have been a nuclear reactor at a very low state of construction is preventive war at its most distant
Hilarious. Update: The Youtube video (below) has better sound.
Matt and Ezra cite this wonderful Rick Perlstein post, with Ezra adding the following: Remember here that the Soviet Union wasn’t just a mean country. It was the epicenter of an expansionistic i
Shorter Verbatim Michael Ledeen: “Washington diplomats have steadfastly refused to see the Iranian regime for what it is: a relentless enemy that seeks to dominate or destroy us.” Um, I
Glenn Greenwald and I have disagreed in the past about the journalism of Michael Gordon. Perhaps because I’m interested specifically in security and defense issues, I find much of Gordon’s
In 1921, British support helped raise a capable, 43 year old Brigadier General named Reza Khan to prominence on the Persian political scene. Reze Khan had performed well as head of the Persian Cossack
Joltin’ Joe Lieberman: “I think we’ve got to be prepared to take aggressive military action against the Iranians to stop them from killing Americans in Iraq,” Mr. Lieberman said in
Just as warbloggers and other apologists predicted, Middle East dictators walk with shaky knees! Democracy, whiskey, sexy! And surely the installation of an Islamist quasi-state under indefenite Ameri