Michael Weiss is a columnist at NOW. He also writes a weekly column for Foreign Policy and is a fellow at the Institute of Modern Russia.
February 24, 2015
Obama's singular foreign policy in the Middle East trivializes America’s acquiescence to expanding Khomeinist hegemony in the region.
November 5, 2014
In late October 2014, an unnamed American journalist commissioned by NOW traveled to Iraq to profile Major-General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force.
October 23, 2014
The US’ extraordinary about-face on its Kobane policy shows that Obama can make a difference, when he wants to.
October 9, 2014
The slaughter or sexual enslavement of 100,000 Kurds doesn't constitute a “strategic objective” of the US, and the anti-ISIS coalition has one goal: save Iraq.
The field commander of an FSA brigade aiding the defense of Kobane spoke to NOW about his unit's ties with Kurdish fighters and their battle against ISIS.
October 2, 2014
It’s been a little over a week since US warplanes started bombing jihadist targets in Syria, and already we can see the lineaments of President Obama’s long-mulled “strategy.”
September 25, 2014
For the time being, Assad and Iran seem to be getting everything they wanted out of the US-led intervention in Syria.
September 15, 2014
The lexicon of the 21st-century Middle East Expert
September 11, 2014
Obama’s priorities have never been more transparent or cynically relayed to the very people he is now asking to help secure US interests in the Middle East.
August 27, 2014
As Obama scrambles for a Syria war plan, even regime supporters are starting to reject Assad's counter-terrorism narrative.
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