Iran, Egypt, and America

When Hassan Rouhani recently announced at his first press conference as the new President of Iran that he is ready to enter "serious and substantive" negotiations with the United States "if the United States shows goodwill and mutual respect", the statement was heralded by the Western media as a hopeful new beginning for Iranian nuclear … Continue reading “Iran, Egypt, and America”

Obama’s Silent Coups

America has always had two ways of stopping the undesirable course of enemy countries and switching their track: the overt and the covert. Overt means the Pentagon and covert means the C.I.A. Much has been written about the muting of Obama’s overt actions through the sending of drones in the air instead of boots on … Continue reading “Obama’s Silent Coups”