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Apr 3, 2015, 2:34 PM
The Grandiose View of Terrorism
Jimmy Carter, on the Charle Hebdo massacre: Well, one of the origins for it is the Palestinian problem. And this aggravates people who are affiliated in any way with the Arab people who live in the West Bank and...
Mar 30, 2015, 11:32 PM
Whence John J. Mearsheimer? Taking Russia’s Side in the Ukraine
About 20 years ago, John J. Mearsheimer predicted that Russia and Ukraine were headed for war. Now that we are there, Mearsheimer argues that any escalation -- even sending arms to the Ukrainians -- would worsen the crisis and get more people killed....
Mar 25, 2015, 6:35 PM
Whence, John J. Mearsheimer? Conspiracy theories in Egypt
John J. Mearsheimer, hardened realist, is one of America's leading foreign policy experts. But, lately, his realism seems to be giving way to a more conspiratorial view of the world. Mearsheimer believes the United States is directly responsible for last year's coup...
Mar 24, 2015, 8:20 PM
Whence, John J. Mearsheimer? Recoiling from America’s Cold War Record
John J. Mearsheimer, one of America's leading foreign policy experts, promotes an ideology-free view of America's national interest. But, lately, he seems to be gravitating toward a conspiratorial view of the world. Who talks like this? I ran across these words on the Facebook...
Mar 23, 2015, 11:49 AM
Whence, John J. Mearsheimer?
John J. Mearsheimer, one of America's leading foreign policy experts, promotes an ideology-free view of America's national interest. But, lately, he seems to be getting a little cranky... If you know who John J. Mearsheimer is, skip to the next section John...
Mar 3, 2015, 9:50 PM
“GETT” Real? American reviews of the film “GETT” paint a grim, incomplete picture of women’s rights in Israel
A recent film, "GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem," tells the fictional story of Viviane, a Jewish Israeli woman tormented by her embittered husband. The couple are estranged, and living apart. The marriage is truly over in every sense....
Richard E. Ford is a communications specialist in Washington DC with a keen interest in Israel, and an abiding belief that small facts are more useful than big narratives.