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  • U.S. world-view rising: Obama credited

     
    by Mark Silva The image of the United States has "improved markedly'' in much of the world, according to the findings of a new global survey that shows Western Europeans in particular taking a positive new look at the U.S....
  • Global war, no, failed states, yes

     
    by Mark Silva There is no "global war on terrorism.'' That's the first thing that Anthony Cordesman, a seasoned expert on national security, has to say about the failed Christmas Day bomb-attempt on a U.S.-bound airliner. Inasmuch as we've had...

    John Culleton: GOP has lost all credibility

    Here is the story. A country in the Middle East was having a civil war, with moderates on one side and extremists on the other. The president ordered Americans to take up a position in a major city. But he and his subordinates did not provide for adequate...

    Iran Overplays Its Hand, Creates Instability

    With the sudden rise of the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a little-noted aspect is that Gen. Qassem Suleimani, the supposed strategic genius of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, has blundered disastrously. By overreaching in Iraq and...

    Syria and the perils of proxy war

    Syria and the perils of proxy war
    The first war I covered as a foreign correspondent was the civil war in Lebanon. When the conflict began in 1975, it was just a series of skirmishes, a nasty but limited little war for control of a small nation. Then other countries got involved: Syria,...