Middle East
Jun 2014
May 2014
Apr 2014

Slap in the face for Kerry, US?

“A lot of the rap is unfair, but certainly in the Middle East, there’s an assumption he’s not tough.”

Feb 2014
Dec 2013

On Thursday, the head of Tehran’s nuke agency announced that Iran is working on developing a “new generation” of centrifuge …

Last week, the White House — in seeking to reassure the bipartisan group of senators still gunning for, at the …

Getting nowhere.

Before Anwar Sadat took over, Egypt and the majority of the “moderate” Arab world were satellites of the Soviet Union. …

Nov 2013
Oct 2013

Time to hit the “pause” button? Er…

“We are learning from our enemies now how to treat the United States.”

Sep 2013


That “didn’t sit too well with him.”

You’re killin’ me, Smalls.

Aug 2013

Quotes of the day

Erika Johnsen Aug 30, 2013 8:41 PM


US Middle East policy – incoherent

Bruce McQuain Aug 30, 2013 5:21 PM

Worst foreign policy president ever

Defining “good” down … way down

Quotes of the day

Allahpundit Aug 09, 2013 9:41 PM


Jul 2013

Ready, set, panic.

“They’re getting closer and closer to the bomb, and they have to be told in no uncertain terms that will not be allowed to happen.”

Yeah, no. That shouldn’t be a thing.

IMF awards $5 billion bailout loan to Pakistan, again

Erika Johnsen Jul 06, 2013 6:01 PM


Jun 2013

Defensive maneuvers.

May 2013

Four Pinocchios for Obama on Benghazi terror claim

Ed Morrissey May 14, 2013 9:21 AM

McClatchy asks: But why did the White House blame a YouTube video at all?

Obama on Benghazi: “There is no there there”

Erika Johnsen May 13, 2013 3:21 PM


Mar 2013

Obama in Israel: “Our alliance is eternal”

Erika Johnsen Mar 20, 2013 9:01 PM


“You’re incorrigible.”

Jan 2013

The shifting geopolitics of the shale gas boom

Erika Johnsen Jan 26, 2013 2:31 PM

Who’s afraid of global alternatives?

Obama: “A decade of war is now ending”

Erika Johnsen Jan 21, 2013 5:11 PM

Er, do the terrorists know that?

Oct 2012
Sep 2012

“I think they want to do their very best to keep the people of America from understanding exactly what happened.”

Video: Imagine there’s no YouTube

Erika Johnsen Sep 25, 2012 5:21 PM

Would Honey Badger care?