Iraq in Political Crisis Following U.S. Withdrawal, by Aymenn Jawad. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki immediately tried to consolidate his power.
Not Just Barney: Eight Veteran House Dems Retiring, by Richard Pollock. High-profile reps are following Barney Frank out the door.
Tom Friedman vs. Israel, by David Gerstman. The New York Times columnist’s record on the Middle East shows that he is not Israel’s friend.
Deconstructing the State, by David Solway. The state is both an idol and a piece of theater.
Who is the Real Ron Paul? By Ron Radosh. Or does it even matter whose face is behind the mask?