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Why is Bill Kristol Meeting with General Odierno II

Irancove @ July 22, 2008 # 8 Comments

Jim Lobe asks some good questions on Bill Kristol’s peculiar meeting with General Odierno: I can’t imagine what Kristol, who reportedly speaks with Sen. John McCain on a pretty regularly and has long been close to some of McCain’s top foreign-policy advisers (Randy Scheunemann, Bob and Fred Kagan, etc.), would tell Odierno about Iraq or […]

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Saeed Jalili’s Dilemma

Irancove @ July 22, 2008 # 6 Comments

Farideh Farhi has an excellent post on Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili’s statements on the nuclear talks in Geneva.  She tries to make sense of Jalili’s “verbal acrobatics” to understand why he is dancing around the issue of a possible short-term freeze in exchange for a short-term freeze on sanctions while further talks take […]

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