All Articles on Paul Wolfowitz

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Obama: Opponents of Iran Deal are Warmongers
Lame duck Obama pulls no punches. In his major address Wednesday on the Vienna deal reached with Iran, Obama let his critics have it. I take it he has done the math and knows that the Republicans in the House and possibly the Senate will reject his Iran deal, but that they do not have the votes to...
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‘The American Century’ Has Plunged the World Into Crisis. What Happens Now?
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?
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Jeb!: Another Disaster from the Bush Family Makes His Move for the White House
Like his brother and father before him, the Middle East policy of President John Ellis "Jeb" Bush would be predictably terrible
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The Arc of the Moral Universe... Is Twisted
Barack Obama is in the habit of borrowing from Martin Luther King to remind us that the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. Funny, I was just wondering about that last week myself. Not because Obama has restated the premise, of course. From Arctic drilling, to...
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Far from Facing the Truth, the US Is Telling New Lies about Iraq
A couple of weeks ago, the Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush was asked in an interview with Fox News whether, knowing what he knows now, he would have invaded Iraq. It’s the kind of predictable question for which most people assumed he would have a coherent answer. They were wrong. Jeb blew...
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Lies, Damned Lies and the Invasion of Iraq
For almost two weeks, the political buzz in the US has focused on those who have already declared their candidacy for the 2016 presidential run, Republicans and Democrats, and their reaction to "knowing what we now, would you still support the Iraq invasion?" Of course there is nothing new in this...
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The Phony ‘Bad Intel’ Defense on Iraq
Jeb Bush’s stumbling start to his presidential bid has refocused attention on Official Washington’s favorite excuse for the illegal, aggressive and disastrous war in Iraq
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Neocon ‘Chaos Promotion’ in the Mideast
Former Washington insider and four-star General Wesley Clark spilled the beans several years ago on how Paul Wolfowitz and his neoconservative co-conspirators implemented their sweeping plan to destabilize key Middle Eastern countries once it became clear that post-Soviet Russia “won’t stop us.” As...
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The Real American Exceptionalism
"The sovereign is he who decides on the exception,” said conservative thinker Carl Schmitt in 1922, meaning that a nation’s leader can defy the law to serve the greater good. Though Schmitt’s service as Nazi Germany’s chief jurist and his unwavering support for Hitler from the night of the long...
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Save Us From Washington’s Visionaries
In (Modest) Praise of a Comforting Mediocrity
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