Middle East Peace Talks

A Foreign Policy for Hypocrites: Washington Should Just Shut Up

The great foreign policy illusion in Washington is that the U.S. government controls international events.  Will U.S. officials never learn? The answer apparently is no.  Just look at Egypt, where American policy combines equal parts hypocrisy and futility. Yet, the administration proclaims that it must continue to hand $1.55 billion annually to the generals in Cairo to preserve its influence.

Obama Should Seize Iranian Moment

Patrick J. Buchanan, Chronicles Magazine

O's legacy hopes lie in the Iranian inauguration of replacement Pres. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, not in mid-East peace talks.