If what the U.S. government and media are saying about Iran seems vaguely familiar, it's because we've heard it all before.
Recent developments between North and South Korea have been met with widespread optimism and praise from the latter's public. Judging by U.S. media coverage, one would hardly know this.
What is taking place there should serve as our wake-up call. We are one bad decision or miscalculation away from Armageddon.
Donald Trump, whom we meet in the media every hour of every day, blots out much of the rest of the world and what’s meaningful in it.
The new National Defense Strategy all but declares a new Cold War on Russia and China, but neither country has the power or malign intentions ascribed to it.
Since the outbreak of mass protests in Iran, U.S. media have busied themselves with the question of not if we should “do something,” but what, exactly, that something should be.
One of the frustrations of following the Syria conflict from the Arabic press is that when you then turn to the English language accounts, they tend to play down the importance of al-Qaida or the Support Front (al-Jabha al-Nusra).
Given the large number of vehement pronouncements by U.S. presidential candidates about the dire threat from Islamic State, and attacks on President Obama for not doing more, you would think that the American public would be hanging on every word about any progress against the radical organization.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed his hand in a recent interview with CNN.
The United States of America has no claim on the language of “humanitarian aid” to Iraq after what it did to that country.