“I Like What He Said”: The Final Presidential Debate – Early Summary 2

By Daniel McKay
The theme of the foreign policy section of the recent presidential debate went something like this: Obama: We are stronger than ever, under my leadership we are working to support moderate opposition groups in Syria, put pressure on Egypt to recognize minority rights, support Israel (we love you, please don’t be mad) blah blah blah ...

The Syrian RED LINE… What Obama Needs to do in the Middle East! 2

By Eddy Simonian
The Syrian RED LINE... What Obama Needs to do in the Middle East!
A tragedy occurred Friday in Lebanon. Wissam Al Hassan (one of the top security officials in Lebanon) along with other 2 people were killed in a brutal explosion in the Christian town of Ashrafiye. Over 80 people were injured and many were children. The explosion occurred in a dense area with no regard for the lives of innocent bystanders. General Hassan arrived ...

Is A Nuclear Iran Good?!

By Eddy Simonian
Is A Nuclear Iran Good?!
I read an interesting article about the Iran nuclear crisis today. The article states that a nuclear Iran may very well be a blessing in disguise. The main point is that Iran is a rational state, and would act in its self-interest. After acquiring nuclear capabilities it would feel more secure and would try to ...

Top 10 Questions For The Presidential Debate 1

By Daniel McKay
Top 10 Questions For The Presidential Debate
We have aggregated and sorted through the top 10 questions for the presidential debate. These questions were taken via online sources, notably you can follow additional questions on the CNN i.report blog  Note these are questions meant for BOTH candidates, I would love to see the contrast (if any)!   And they are… 10. My question ...

The Syrian and Libyan Crises

By Eddy Simonian
The Syrian and Libyan Crises
In Libya the conflict between the miltias and the government is alarming and there are no shortage of arms. The government does not have control over the vast, thinly populated country. Such a situation helped the rebels defeat Gaddafi and is currently perilous to the stability of the government. A dictator died and a quasi-democracy ...

Red Lines – Will Israel Attack Iran?

By Daniel McKay
Bibi Netanyahu is in the US “drawing red lines”… Meir Dagan, Former Mossad Chief, Says Attack On Iran ‘Stupidest Idea’ He’s Ever Heard… Netanyahu says that Iran will use nuclear weapons in order to destroy Israel. To me that is all talk and nothing more. When I hear the Ayatollah or Ahmadinajad threaten to wipe Israel ...