Archive for December, 2010

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A Dominant Diplomatic Force

December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on A Dominant Diplomatic Force | Peter Beinart

Richard Holbrooke pushed harder and cared more than other American foreign-policy players. Peter Beinart on Holbrooke’s special blend of superpower swagger and moral passion.
There will probably never be another American diplomat like Richard…

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Happy Now, Bibi?

December 8, 2010 | Comments Off on Happy Now, Bibi? | Peter Beinart

The Netanyahu government got Obama to buckle on the settlements freeze. And now, Israel can look forward to a future of mounting isolation with no prospect for peace.
Yasher Koach, Bibi, it looks like the White House has finally given up. For close…

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The Right's Democracy Hypocrisy

December 6, 2010 | Comments Off on The Right's Democracy Hypocrisy | Peter Beinart

Conservatives cheer the WikiLeaks cables showing Arab leaders urging war with Iran-though most Arabs oppose it. Whatever happened to the Bush democracy doctrine in the Middle East?
Conservatives are crowing about the WikiLeaks revelations about the…