Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson

Opinion

Obama versus Romney on the Middle East

There is a troubling opacity about Romney's Middle East positions with overtones of interventionism, writes scholars.

Obama versus Romney on the Middle East

Politics

Leadership deficit on both sides prolongs the unfinished uprisings

As Arab Spring opposition groups enjoy popular legitimacy but lack power, they can't afford an unintelligent approach.

Leadership deficit on both sides prolongs the unfinished uprisings

Politics

Groundhog Day in Palestine/Israel

The past six decades have seen many changes in world politics - the one thing that remains constant is the occupation.

Groundhog Day in Palestine/Israel

Politics

Middle East Policy: A zero-sum game?

The Obama administration has failed to bridge the gap between the United States and the Muslim world.

Middle East Policy: A zero-sum game?

Politics

Obama's missed opportunity

Obama's election in 2008 raised hopes among those sympathetic to the Palestinian situation that things might change.

Obama's missed opportunity

Politics

The Osama drama: Is the play over?

Bin Laden's death may not spell the end of al-Qaeda, as actors with smaller roles look to stage further violent scenes.

The Osama drama: Is the play over?

Politics

Crackdown in Bahrain: Notes from the field

Despite the protests, the Al Khalifa family does not look like it will be dethroned, but that may come with a cost.

Crackdown in Bahrain: Notes from the field

Politics

Re-legitimising the PA leadership

Stewards of Palestine's national cause have been caught between impatient populace and stubborn Israeli counterparts.

Re-legitimising the PA leadership