Tony Karon

  • If the White House believes November will arrive without any nasty surprises in the Iran nuclear standoff, it is not taking seriously the feverish chatter throughout Israel‘s media positing an imminent Israeli attack on the Islamic Republic. The front pages of the four main Israeli dailies ...

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  • By delaying the announcement of presidential election results that had been expected on Thursday, Egypt’s ruling military junta may have signalled that it faces the same dilemma that has faced the Muslim Brotherhood since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak: figuring out how much ...

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  • Listening to the US president Barack Obama and his European colleagues setting out the limits of their military engagement in Libya, its worth remembering the famous warning by Prussian General Helmut von Moltke that no battle plan survives contact with the enemy. As US cruise missiles destroyed ...

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