Frida Ghitis

Mideast talks - all aboard the peace-process train

The crowds watching near the platform mostly think this train won't get very far, but now that the passengers have climbed aboard the peace process train, there are strange noises of optimism heard at the station. Read more

How would U.S. respond to another terrorist attack?

How would America respond to another terrorist attack on its soil? We never thought very much about that before 9/11, back when the subject of terrorism only came up in discussions about other countries. Read more

Obama's (and Hillary's) Pacific Century

Was that the president of the United States, sailing across the Pacific Ocean, rallying allies — old, new and potential ones — and... Read more

Decision time nears on Iran's nukes

With each report from the United Nations nuclear agency, the choices the world faces regarding Iran's nuclear program become more stark. The most recent one essentially confirmed that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons. Read more

Israel, the whole story

For most of the world, the word “Israel” instantly conjures visions of violence, bloodshed and political confrontation between Muslims... Read more

Tough times for America's enemies

No reasonable person would claim these are the best of times for the United States, but Americans can take some comfort in knowing that times are... Read more

So far, Iran is winning

If pro-democracy activists in the Middle East have someone to thank for showing them how to challenge their oppressors, they should look to Iran.... Read more

America can't be timid

Until now, Washington has reacted timidly to the extraordinary events convulsing the Middle East. The United States has behaved as a nervous bystander, afraid to make the wrong move, not as a self-assured country with much at stake — morally, strategically and economically — in the outcome of the pro-democracy uprisings. Read more

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