Israeli leaders understand the futility of military adventure against Iran: Interview with Abolghasem Bayyenat

Abolghasem Bayyenat is an independent political analyst writing mainly on Iran’s foreign policy developments. Over the past decade, his political commentaries and articles have appeared in numerous popular media and online journals, including Foreign Policy Journal, Foreign Policy In Focus, Monthly Review, Eurasia Review, AntiWar.com, Tehran Times, Middle East Online, San Francisco Chronicle, Online Opinion, [...]

Lone wolf terrorist threat increasing, say security experts

The most significant domestic terrorism threat over the next five years will be the lone actor, or “lone wolf” terrorist. They typically draw ideological inspiration from formal terrorist organizations, but operate on the fringes of those movements. With the Muslim world in turmoil, terrorist organizations are likely to find more and more recruits for their [...]

What the American public shouldn’t know

Many people around the world might have credulously or perhaps naively fallen in the trap of believing the tempting claims of the U.S. statesmen and politicians who say that their country is a “beacon of freedom” and a “pioneer of democracy.” It’s a bitter reality that many of us have been defeated and overwhelmed by [...]

Israel always needs an existential threat to survive

Nima Shirazi is a political commentator from New York City. His analysis of United States foreign policy and Middle East issues, particularly with reference to current events in Israel, Palestine, and Iran, is published on his website, WideAsleepInAmerica.com. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati [...]

Mexican cops storm drug cartel hideout killing 11

Mexican police officers reported Saturday that they’ve killed at least 11 La Familia drug cartel members after an intense shoot-out at the crime gang’s western Mexico ranch, a U.S. DEA agent told the Law Enforcement Examiner Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about [...]

Obama minions refuse to designate Mexican gangs as terrorists

Officials from the Obama administration tturned down pleas from lawmakers and public-interest groups to place the names of Mexican drug cartels on their list of designated terrorist organizations. The “terrorist organization” designation would give U.S. law enforcement agencies the authority to use such measures as the Patriot Act to crack down on suspected drug cartel [...]

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