Category: Foreign Policy

New Bibi Excuse- Blame John Boehner

Deputy Israeli Foreign Minister Tzachi Hanegbi appeared on a Tel Aviv radio program today and completely threw John Boehner under a bus. Mr. Hanegbi insisted that the invitation for Netanyahu to speak before a Joint Session of Congress had been…

One Party Support for Israel

Over in Israel, the media are trying to figure out the safest way for Bibi Netanyahu to back out of his planned speech before a Joint Session of Congress. Here at home, the prime minister’s emissaries appear to be completely…

“If [random left wing South American president] was 1% as horrible as Saudi Arabia, the Washington Post editorial board would never stop freaking out about it.” – Atrios

An Eventful Day in the Middle East

The king of Saudi Arabia has died at the overripe age of 91. You can read some primers on the Saudi Arabian monarchy and the politics of succession here and here. It is reported that Prince Salman will become the…