Commentary by Leon Hadar
The president and some of his advisers seem to occupy a parallel universe that one might call "Neocon World," where the "surge" is working, the United States is winning in Iraq, and peace will soon come to the Promised Land and to the entire Middle East. It is a dangerous delusion. Read full article.
After serving as George W. Bush’s key adviser for decades, "Bush’s Brain" announced this week that he was leaving the White House for family reasons.
A noted classicist at Yale long associated with the neoconservative faction, Kagan issues dire warnings about the future of the United States based on his reading of the ancient past.
Project for the New American Century
The now largely defunct PNAC served as a key organizational vehicle for the neoconservatives’ post-Cold War agenda, which included toppling Saddam Hussein from power and aggressively imposing U.S. interests on the world.
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Iraq War: Teaming Up with Insurgents
By Gareth Porter
After five years of unsuccessful U.S. military operations in Iraq’s Anbar Province, the U.S. agreements with Sunni tribal leaders there represent an acknowledgment that it was dependent on the very Sunni insurgents it once considered the enemy. Read article.
Reexamining the Middle East
By Khody Akhavi
A new book explores U.S. involvement in the Middle East, exploding myths about its relationships with Iran and Iraq. Read article.
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