Our best stories for 2007: Middle East

Why is violence down in Iraq?

December 15, 2007

Pepe Escobar: Evolving Iraqi nationalism is Washington’s worst nightmare

Noam Chomsky on US policy towards Iran

November 19, 2007

Are assumptions about Iran wrong?

The Real News Debate: Why is US threatening Iran

October 23, 2007

Our first The Real News Debate features Jonathan Kay and Leo Panitch.   Jonathan Kay is a columnist and Comment Pages Editor of the National Post newspaper. Kay is a regular contributor to Commentary magazine and the New York Post. His articles have appeared in Harper's Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and various other publications. Leo Panitch is the Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and a Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto. Panitch is also the author of Global Capitalism and American Empire.