Syria: The WMD-Free Zone Alternative to Military Action

September 10, 2013

The Middle East needs a WMD-Free Zone as an alternative to military action and radicalism. Is American-led military action the only way to deal with the presence and use of chemical weapons in Syria? Why not try to negotiate, together with all the relevant parties, including the Russians and...

Don’t Blame the Iraq Debacle on the Israel Lobby (Part 2/2)

May 14, 2013

Stephen Zunes argues that the blame for the Iraq War should not be put on the Israel lobby but the Bush administration and US imperialism. This is the last of a two part series. Read part 1 here. “Pro-Israel Jewish neoconservatives like Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, Richard Perle, and...

Don’t Blame the Iraq Debacle on the Israel Lobby (Part 1/2)

May 06, 2013

Stephen Zunes argues that the blame for the Iraq war should not be put on the Israel lobby, but the Bush administration and US imperialism. This is the first of a two part series. Given the enormous tragedy of the US invasion of Iraq, the war's tenth anniversary has inevitably raised the...