Obama Uses Turkey for Back Channel With Iran

By: Saturday April 7, 2012 6:00 pm

Sometimes the back channel will tell you more than what happens in public.

Obama’s AIPAC Speech: “Loose Talk of War” and Sanctions

By: Monday March 5, 2012 8:10 am

President Obama had a somewhat contradictory message for the AIPAC conference on Sunday, an outgrowth of his typical play for a middle course in any and all things. On the one hand, he decried “loose talk of war”. On the other hand, he exhibited… loose talk of war, while pushing for sanctions that in the past have had serious consequences for the innocent.

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