Foreign Policy Experts Archive
Posted on May 26, 2012A roundup of recent Commentary Contentions posts on the resiliency, when confronted with empirical data, of the President’s anti-Israel foreign policy sensibilities: Final Blow to Anti-Israel Linkage Myths? Obama’s Telling Silence State Department Spin on Jerusalem Meltdown is Already Wrong
Posted on February 27, 2011Highlights, lowlights, links, and a couple questions for – and observations about – Stephen Walt and his foreign policy expert ilk, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: Apropos of nothing, a question for Walt, MJ Rosenberg, etc: what DOES count...
Posted on February 22, 2011Highlights, lowlights, links, and admiration at the acuity of our intelligence and foreign policy expert community, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: True of false: the President knows as much from NSC as he would if he turned on MSNBC...
Posted on December 2, 2010Highlights, lowlights, links, and a suspicions that outreach to Tehran might not be paying dividends, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: Ahmadinejad: As a reminder, Iran isn’t giving up on nuke program http://is.gd/gYrnA Analysts: you know, there’s a decent argument...
Posted on November 30, 2010An accurate dramatization, per State Department cables published by Wikileaks, of how the Obama White House conducts its Middle East diplomacy. It’s not exactly like this, but it’s pretty much exactly like this ya know? You’ll be glad to...
Posted on November 30, 2010Highlights, lowlights, links, and – if you count the UN’s NY headquarters – failed White House engagement on four continents, from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: State: yes our UNHRC engagement has been an abysmal failure, but we’re going to...
Wikileaks – Anti-Israel Foreign Policy Experts Got Saudi Arabia, Other Arab Countries 100% Backward On Iran AttackPosted on November 28, 2010It didn’t get nearly as much play as it should have, but Obama’s June 2009 meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah ended with the monarch flying into a tirade and more or less telling the President to get a grip....
Posted on October 26, 2010In line with White House diplomacy on China and Iran, the question with the much vaunted US/Russian “reset” is whether it merely failed or whether it actually moved us backwards on security. It definitely at least failed miserably, though that...
Posted on October 16, 2010Highlights, lowlights, links, and Jewish politics updates that don’t involve J Street’s accelerating meltdown from the Mere Rhetoric Twitter stream: I can’t get over how Mearsheimer’s good Jew/bad Jew taxonomy leads him to insist Chomsky is more pro-US than Krauthammer...
Posted on October 5, 2010Quite the few days that J Street had last week, what with all the admitting they’re foot soldiers in Soros’s anti-Israel army after lying about it for years and then trying to get ahead of the story by lying about...