The Futility of Asking Congress to Block the Next Gate

There are those who want to support emerging bills in Congress that would limit the administration’s ability to put ‘boots on the ground’ and give Obama an authorization for the current air war with an expiration date. I very much disagree with this strategy and believe that even promoting it is counter productive. Sometimes, instead of supporting a new law […]

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Turkey and the New Middle East

A couple of months ago when I first returned from being an Election Observer in Syria, the sense of the people there, that victory was near, and that they would soon be rebuilding, was brutally crushed by the news of ISIS flooding into Iraq where they obtained new resources, US Weapons and Iraqi cash, and then returning to the base […]

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Turkey: No Strikes on ISIS from Our Territory

In March of this year, a recording was leaked of a conversation between some high level Turkish officials including Ahmet Davutoglu (current Prime Minister of Turkey), Hakan Fidan (Head of Turkish Intelligence), Feridun Sinirlioglu (Turkish Under Secretary of Foreign Affairs), and Yasar Guler (Deputy Chief of the Turkish Military Staff),    The recordings were posted on youtube with an English […]

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Asma Kaisi speaks with the Corries from Gaza

Asma Kaisi speaks with the Corries from Gaza just after the cease-fire has taken hold in the latest Israeli aggression against Gaza and the people of Palestine.  The conversation included Dr. Hakim Young with the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul and was facilitated by Doug Mackey as part of the Global Days of Listening which occur on the 21st of […]

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