Mel Goodman is the national security columnist for counterpunch.org.

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The Biden Administration and the Chaotic Middle East

Lawrence of Arabia warned more than 100 years ago that the Middle East was a “trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.” Did someone say that what goes around comes around?

Biden administration’s approach to Russia and China unproductive | COMMENTARY

President Biden’s national security strategy was on display this month, and the picture was mostly unimpressive.

Containing the National Security State

Containing the National Security State