A few thoughts on what I’m reading about the Iranian navy en route to the Suez Canal. Just as I was about to publish this post, I learned that Iran warships cancel request to transit Suez Canal. A senior Suez Canal official says two Iranian warships have withdrawn their application to transit the waterway following…
• Are Bibi/Fayyad economic policies insulating the West Bank from the Arab protests? Joel Mowbray sees a connection: The West Bank has among the quietest “streets” in the Arab world right now. No doubt a primary reason is the robust economic growth the area has enjoyed recently. • Sharansky speaks. I’m glad Newsweek and the…
• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen channeling his inner Sharansky? • A Seattle reader wants my take on yesterday’s WSJ Q&A with Bashar Assad. Since you asked: Assad has…
What were photographers and journalists doing at the scene of the incident before a deadly exchange of fire between Lebanese and Israeli forces?
The second part of HR’s series looks at tapping Facebook’s potential.
Human Rights Watch’s weapons “expert” suspended following outcry over bizarre “hobby”.
HR’s campaign forces a change of policy.
A roundup of commentary on Aftonbladet’s organ harvesting outrage.
Walter Rodgers goes far beyond a simple debate over settlements.
Our seventh annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.