Archive: November 12, 2006 - November 18, 2006

Nasrallah's Brinksmanship

It has been just over three months since the United Nations brokered a cease-fire in the month-long war that left Lebanon battered and made Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah a hero to many in the Arab world. But Nasrallah's success is...

By Jefferson Morley | November 16, 2006; 2:04 PM ET | Comments (76)

Doubting Baker

While many in Washington expect former secretary of state James Baker to engineer a shift in U.S. Iraq policy, a variety of international online commentators doubt he can do it. Baker and former Democratic congressman Lee Hamilton lead the Iraq...

By Jefferson Morley | November 15, 2006; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (21)

'Futile Ritual' Seen in U.S. Veto on Gaza Attack

The U.S. veto of a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the Israeli attack that killed 20 Palestinian civilians last week has incensed Middle East commentators, including some Israelis. "This resolution does not display an evenhanded characterization of the recent events...

By Jefferson Morley | November 14, 2006; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (104)

 

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