Alice Walker: My Heart is Breaking Too. Stop the Lies About Israel


The lies have got to stop. They will not stop–but they are far too dangerous to go unchallenged.
Yes, I am talking about how our world well has been poisoned by brazen, crazy lies about Israel and about the Israeli Defense Forces. These lies come at us day after day, week after week, year after year, [...]

Holbrooke is a Little Too Proud of Inventing “AfPak” Term


I couldn’t help but laugh at this description of how the special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, boasted of coming up with the term, “AfPak” to summarize our strategy for fighting terrorism in that area of the world. Holbrooke repeatedly said it to make sure a reporter used it. It’s sort of like [...]