Gaza is on everyone’s mind but it wasn’t on the agenda for the speech. War metaphors abounded, but there was no notion of what to do with Israel and Palestine.
This is a review of Steve LeVine’s The Oil and the Glory: The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea. Random House. 2007.
This is a review of Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East 1776 to the Present by Michael Oren. W.W. Norton, 2007