Amman, Jordan -- Iran's seeming strength is mostly a result of the weakness of the surrounding Middle East countries.
June 2006 Archives
June 14, 2006 9:00 PM
June 17, 2006 3:00 PM
Amman, Jordan -- At any other time I might agree to this idea, but these days the moral authority of the U.S. has weakened its ability to preach to others. The rest of the G-8 members are not so much better, as they have placed their narrow interests over and ahead of their own independence and commitment to democracy.
June 20, 2006 8:56 AM
Amman, Jordan--The World Cup is internationally successful because all countries are on an even playing field. Each team is allowed the same number of players and subject to the same rules of the game. By contrast, double standards harm for the international community's ability to be taken seriously.
June 22, 2006 5:30 PM
Amman, Jordan -- I doubt that American military intervention in Hungary 50 years ago would have produced results much different than the chaos we are now seeing in Iraq. Foreign military intervention in domestic issues should be done with extreme care, after the genuine exhaustion of all other means and only with international support and legitimacy.