Posts Tagged ‘Opinion’

Khalilzad : Reconciliation With Taliban Requires Security and Capable Government

Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad wrote an Op/Ed for Thursday’s New York Times about the possibility of reconciliation and reintegration of the Taliban within Afghan society. To Khalilzad, like many others, for Karzai’s push towards reconciliation and reintegration to prove successful, the Taliban must realize that they are on the decline […]

Huffington Post’s Spin Machine Backfires With COMPLETELY Inaccurate Headline

Above is a screen capture from the front page of the Huffington Post today. Of course, what the biased and heavily spun headline leaves out however is that the Joe is not by any means discrediting former Governor Palin. In fact, he is making the case for her to be more like the Republican party’s […]

Friedman on Peace Process : America Should ‘Get Out of The Picture’

In an opinion piece for the New York Times, Thomas Friedman, asserts that the United States should abandon the Palestinian-Israeli peace process altogether because it has become a play of the same script different cast: The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has become a bad play. It is obvious that all the parties are just acting out […]

Francis Fukuyama : Ahmadinejad Lacks Powers to be a ‘Tyrant’

In case you haven’t read the introductory statements by Columbia University President Lee Bollinger about Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, it is in fact quite incendiary and rude, especially coming from an academic. In a recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece on the turmoil in Iran following the nation’s tenth Presidential election, Francis Fukuyama takes issue […]

New York Times : Khamenei ‘Has Factionalized Himself’

The Times’ Roger Cohen has penned this Editorialpiece in which he depicts the fight and struggle of the people on the streets of Iran. Cohen also writes of the risk that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has taken in allying himself with incumbent President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and exactly who is marching on the streets of Iran for […]