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22 Nov 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

Michael J. Totten's blog Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers! US North America ...

22 Nov 2006

Happy Thanksgiving

Michael J. Totten's blog Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers. US North America ...

23 Nov 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

Michael J. Totten's blog Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers! Originally posted at PJ Media . US North America ...

18 Sep 2012

Protests Claim Another Casualty

Michael J. Totten's blog Fox News reports that a protester in Pakistan died after inhaling smoke and fumes from burning American flags . Pakistan US Activism North America South Asia ...

2 Jul 2010

Fourth of July

Michael J. Totten's blog Happy Independence Day to my American readers (and no hard feelings to my British readers). UK US Independence North America Europe and Central Asia ...

27 Aug 2005

An American in Iraq

Michael J. Totten's blog Kerry Dupont is travel blogging in Iraq . She has guts. Go read. Iraq US North America Middle East ...

28 Aug 2003

Hate

Michael J. Totten's blog Michelle at A Small Victory has posted a collection of violently anti-Semitic and anti-American cartoons that keep appearing on Indymedia . US North America ...

5 Oct 2015

From the Archive: Prophets and Poseurs

“The predicaments in which the United States finds itself enmeshed today,” Andrew Bacevich wrote in 2008, “demand that we let Niebuhr speak for himself.” It is still the case now.
10 Jul 2011

U.S. Embassy Attacked in Damascus

Michael J. Totten's blog Some people have yet to figure this out, so I’ll say it again: Syria is a hostile state . Originally posted at PJ Media . US Syria Diplomacy Violence North America Middle East ...

4 Jul 2011

Southern California Public Radio Interview: Mexico's persistent drug cartels

Elizabeth Dickinson's blog A few days ago, I had the pleasure of joining Madeleine Brand on SCPR in California to discuss the ongoing conflict in Mexico. Have a listen ! Originally posted at www.elizabeth-dickinson.com Mexico Drugs North America ...

19 Apr 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror

Michael J. Totten's blog Erick Stakelbeck had me on his show last week in Washington. I come in at 19:30. Originally posted at PJ Media . US Terrorism North America ...

6 Nov 2006

The Case Against Killing Saddam Hussein

Michael J. Totten's blog Christopher Hitchens says don’t kill Saddam . I argued with him about this in Washington last year, and he very nearly convinced me. He very nearly convinces me now. US Violence North America ...

17 Jul 2006

Turkey and the Kurds

Michael J. Totten's blog Turkey signals it’s prepared to enter Iraq Turkey risks US anger over plan to attack Kurds Turkey US Violence Kurds North America Europe and Central Asia ...

10 Aug 2004

New Column

Michael J. Totten's blog Here’s my new Tech Central Station column about my experience with the legendary Arab hospitality, which I’m happy to report is alive, well, and understated: An American in Tunisia . US North America ...

3 Aug 2004

No Blog for You

Michael J. Totten's blog Looks like the CIA wants to shut down George W. Bush’s blog . Or maybe not. The Onion reports, you decide. Hat tip: Layne . US CIA North America ...

19 Apr 2004

Happy Anniversary to us

Michael J. Totten's blog Today (Tuesday) is Shelly’s and my second wedding anniversary. So you get nothin’! Enjoy the fine blogs to your left. See you again shortly. US North America ...

8 Mar 2004

From Iraq to Haiti

Michael J. Totten's blog Those who care about both human rights and consensus in the international community owe it to themselves to read Carroll Andrew Morse’s piece in Tech Central Station : The Bias Towards Brutality and Totalitarianism . Haiti Iraq Human Rights North America Middle East ...

10 Dec 2003

Pre-Marital Bickering?

Michael J. Totten's blog Sean LaFreniere wants the US to annex Europe . The idea is crazy, but in a few short paragraphs he made me go hmm . US North America ...

17 Nov 2003

Bloggers are People too

Michael J. Totten's blog Sheila O’Malley reminds us of something that ought to be obvious but is still often forgotten. We are greater than the sum of our blog posts . US North America ...

18 Oct 2003

21st Century Liberalism?

Michael J. Totten's blog Disaffected Democrat Gerard Van der Leun wants to export the American Revolution to the entire human race. Arrogant? Perhaps. But it sure beats “Bush=Hiter.” US North America ...

4 Sep 2003

Generation X and the American Flag

Michael J. Totten's blog Sean LaFreniere, real liberal and fellow GenXer, wants to take back his country and his flag from the Baby Boomers. US North America ...

15 Nov 2012

Millennial Letters Wants to Hear From You

to share? Contact Millennial Letters here . North America Middle East Bahrain US Activism ...

7 May 2012

Bureaucratizing Genocide

Syria Barack Obama Genocide Violence North America Middle East ...

26 Apr 2012

Syria on the Brink

worked it out. Syria US Violence North America Middle East ...

13 Dec 2011

Coffee and Markets

Economy North America ...

20 Apr 2011

Blumenthal Goes on Iran’s Press TV

and colleagues would think if I did something like this. Originally posted at PJ Media . US Journalism North America ...

25 Mar 2011

The Worst South American Ruler Praises the Worst Arab Ruler

US Venezuela Hugo Chavez Muammer Qaddafi North America South America Middle East ...

25 Dec 2010

Holiday Reading

be somewhat interesting and worthwhile regardless. Originally posted at PJ Media . US North America ...

29 Nov 2010

How Not to Make Peace

Michael J. Totten's blog Omri Ceren at Mere Rhetoric brings us what he calls “an accurate dramatization, per State Department cables published by Wikileaks, of how the Obama White House conducts its Middle East diplomacy.� Originally posted at PJ Media . US Barack Obama Peace Wikileaks North America ...

7 Sep 2010

So Much For All That

. US Cuba Raul Castro Economy North America ...

7 Jun 2010

American Exceptionalism

Israel US North America Middle East ...

26 May 2010

Darkness in Damascus

Michael J. Totten's blog Even though I’m not Jewish, reading this by an American Jew who spent eight months in Syria makes me glad I chose to study the Middle East in Beirut, in Jerusalem, and even in Baghdad. Syria Israel US North America Middle East ...

6 Aug 2010

Should the US Military Re-Build Shattered Economies?

Ann Marlowe's blog Watch my debate with Carl Schramm and Colonel Mike Meese on PBS’s Ideas in Action tv show where we discuss the validity of "expeditionary economics" in Afghanistan. Is DOD the New AID? Tasking Soldiers with Economic Development US Military Aid Economy North America ...

16 Mar 2010

Syria and Iran Think We're the Sick Horse

has left in the Middle East. Iran US Syria Politics North America Middle East ...

10 Mar 2010

The Stoning of Soraya M.

Michael J. Totten's blog I cannot recommend highly enough Iranian-American director Cyrus Nowrasteh’s new film The Stoning of Soraya M . It has just been released on DVD and Blu-ray . See it. And see it soon because it looks like I’ll have an interview with the director here shortly. Iran US North America ...

2 Mar 2010

Must Everything Be Negotiated?

Michael J. Totten's blog The Obama Administration now thinks Britain should sit down and negotiate over the Falkland Islands with Argentina. The Times of London reports that reactions in the Falkland Islands ranged from dismay to fury. I’ll bet. Falkland Islands US UK Barack Obama North America ...

16 Feb 2010

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Ali Hosseini Khamenei Judicial / Criminal WMD North America Middle East ...

31 Jan 2010

The Middle East is Forever Interesting

Michael J. Totten's blog Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran will deliver “a telling blow” to “global powers” on February 11, and the United States sends ships and Patriot missile batteries to the Persian Gulf. Iran US Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Military WMD North America Middle East ...

25 Jun 2009

An important campaign

“Nokia”:http://campaigns.aicongress.org/nokia, which has been assisting Iranian regime repression. Iran US Human Rights Elections Religion North America Middle East ...

20 Apr 2009

“Durban II” Walkout

was right to boycott this hate-fest. US Barack Obama Diplomacy North America Europe and Central Asia ...

12 Jan 2009

Does “Black Hawk Down” Portray an American War Crime?

Michael J. Totten's blog Jeffrey Goldberg and Mark Bowden “discuss the infamous battle in Mogadishu”:http://jeffreygoldberg.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/01/at_least_nine_hundred_people.php where 24 American soldiers and 1,000 Somalis — 800 of them civilians — were killed in 24 hours. US Violence Judicial / Criminal Military War North America ...

7 Feb 2008

Black Iraq Humor

to people: Hat tip: Patrick Lasswell in the comments. Iraq Lebanon US North America Middle East ...

27 Dec 2007

Ali Eteraz on Pakistan

reading regardless . Pakistan US Journalism Politics North America South Asia ...

15 Feb 2007

Michael Oren at Powell’s

Michael J. Totten's blog For interested readers who live in my hometown of Portland: American-Israeli historian Michael Oren will be at Powell’s Books tonight at 7:30 promoting his new book Power, Faith, and Fantasy . Israel US North America Middle East ...

2 Nov 2006

My Last Domestic Politics Post of the Election Season

Michael J. Totten's blog Yesterday my conventionally liberal wife spoke to the leftist minister who married us a few years ago. “Shelly?” Joe said and sighed. “Joe?” Shelly said. “What are we going to do about John Kerry ?” he said. US Politics Elections North America ...

20 Aug 2006

World Ends Tomorrow! Film at Eleven.

Michael J. Totten's blog There’s a lot of loose talk in the United States about tomorrow, August 22, Iran’s supposed Armageddon Day for Jerusalem. I wrote a short article about this over at Andrew Sullivan’s Time magazine blog. August 22: Tuesday, Not Doomsday . Israel US North America Middle ...

26 Mar 2006

Bawer bites back

Michael J. Totten's blog Bruce Bawer has a great, amusing response to a very silly review of his book in The Washington Post . Norwegians may find his comments about their country lacking sophistication “offensive.” Andrew Apostolou (yes, we have no pyjamas). US North America ...

13 Mar 2006

As of now, I am in control here

politically and physically. Vietnam US North America Asia Pacific ...

7 Jul 2005

Withdrawal Under Fire

Central Station column . Iraq US Military North America Middle East ...

16 Jun 2005

Moving to Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan

Michael J. Totten's blog In my last Tech Central Station column I said we should dump Uzbekistan’s Islam Karimov as an “ally.” Nathan Hamm disagreed and said we should wait for him to dump us. Well, he dumped us . That was quick. Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan US Religion North America Europe and Central ...

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