The New Republic Editor Martin Peretz is no stranger to controversy but it’s worth noting that his blog post this morning, titled “Ahmadinejad At The Lebanese-Israeli Border—Another Obama Debacle,” managed to incorporate not one but two classic neoconservative arguments for why the U.S., or by proxy Israel, should act militarily against Iran.
First, Peretz [...]
The latest issue of The New Republic features a long piece purporting to expose the alleged anti-Israel bias of the leading NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW). Not altogether surprising, you might say. Hardline supporters of Israel have been gunning for human rights organizations with increased intensity since the Gaza war, and HRW is second [...]
In a typical rant, The New Republic editor/publisher Marty Peretz prefaced a rambling declaration of victory in Iraq with these charming words:
There were moments–long moments–during the Iraq war when I had my doubts. Even deep doubts. Frankly, I couldn’t quite imagine any venture requiring trust with Arabs turning out especially well. This is, you [...]
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