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Bob Dreyfuss

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Robert Dreyfuss

Bob Dreyfuss

Contributing Editor

Robert Dreyfuss, a Nation contributing editor, is an investigative journalist specializing in politics and national security. He is the author of Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam and is a frequent contributor to Rolling Stone, The American Prospect and Mother Jones.


News and Features

A new and growing Sunni resistance movement in Iraq could shatter the false sense of post-surge calm--and it might get Russian support.

He's no George W. Bush, but will Obama's foreign policy bring us back to the days of the bipartisan, establishment consensus?

Iranians' attitudes toward Ahmadinejad range from sullen tolerance to bitter hostility.

The Nobel Prize-winning activist says US threats, regime-change rhetoric and efforts to promote democracy only give Iran's leaders an excuse to intensify repression.

The latest round of Iraq's Shiite vs. Shiite civil war was to have been Bush's defining moment. The result: utter humiliation for the US and the Iraqi government.

The GOP nominee favors unilateralism and "rogue state rollback."

Maybe. But Iraqis mistrust Iran as much as they do the United States.

An emerging Sunni-Shiite coalition could change the face of Iraq--if the
United States steps back and gets out of the way.

Across the political spectrum in Iraq, a nationalistic bloc is emerging to challenge the Kurdish and Shiite separatists who have held sway under US tutelage.

Iraq has become a liability the GOP can hardly afford.


The BJP and its sister group, the paramilitary RSS, could accelerate sectarian divisions and, perhaps, worsen the conflict with Pakistan.
Boko Haram is a monstrous group, but fighting it is not America’s job.
Hardliners in Israel, in Iran and in Congress are in the minority, it seems.
If so, perhaps a diplomatic resolution of the Ukraine crisis is in sight.
Two cheers for the president's centrist foreign policy. 
The web of hydrocarbon ties between Germany and Russia will heat the planet, but cool the conflict.
A former State Department official says that the way to stop Putin in Ukraine is to bomb Syria. Get it? Me neither.
It will take generations for Iraq to recover from the 2003 catastrophe ignited by the Bush administration.