Worldview Archive: April, 2011

Obama gives in to the nutty birthers

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Having spent years travelling to the Middle East and Pakistan, where people believe in conspiracy theories because they can’t get real... Read more

The Hypocrisy of the Arab League

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Why are the countries of the Arab League who unanimously endorsed a no-fly zone over Libya showing little interest in denouncing the ugly human... Read more

Obama should use Kosovo as the example, and act decisively on Libya

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I opposed the intervention in Libya, but once in, I don't think we can be half-hearted. That doesn't mean boots on the ground. But it does... Read more

African Union Peace Plan with Gadhafi is nonstarter

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So Muammar Gadhafi has accepted a "road map" for peace proposed by the African Union to end the conflict in his country, according to South... Read more

In the new Egypt, the public wants to keep the treaty with Israel

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A new poll, conducted by the New York-based International Peace Institute, finds that the vast majority of Egyptians want to keep their peace... Read more

Curt Weldon is in Libya

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Former Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Curt Weldon (1987-2007) is in Tripoli, Libya, trying to persuade Colonel Qaddafi to step down... Read more

A new plan for Israeli-Arab peace

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Prominent Israelis, including the former heads of the countries internal and external intelligence services, scholars, businessmen and the... Read more

The Libyan rebels' DC representative speaks

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I attended a discussion yesterday with the Libyan rebels' representative in Washington, Ali Aujali, who insisted that the rebels would never... Read more