Israel’s Puppy, Tony Blair

By MARWAN BISHARA   You’ve got to admire Tony Blair’s tenacity. Despite his terrible failures in Iraq and with the Palestinian Authority, the former British prime minister continues to pontificate about the Middle East’s ills and cures. Seven years after he was appointed as the special envoy for the so-called quartet of Middle East peacemakers (the…

More Egyptian Injustice

  Alarming Convictions of Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt   The conviction of three journalists by an Egyptian court on Monday for doing their jobs is the latest effort by the country’s military-backed rulers to crush all dissent. The alarming verdict sends a chilling and intimidating message not just to other journalists working in the country but…