Articles by msieff

Martin Sieff is defense industry editor for United Press International. He has been nominated three times for the Pultizer Prize for international reporting. His latest book, ???The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Middle East,??? was published in January by Regnery.

The Sarah Sensation

Sen. John McCain has gone crazy as a fox in picking Sarah Palin, bold as a lioness, for his vice presidential...

msieff August 29, 2008

Say It Ain't So, Joe!

Obama needed an "attack dog" to "maul" John...

msieff August 25, 2008

The Coming Polish Missile Crisis

The Polish government of Prime Minister Tusk took a quick, hard look at the Russian army showing real teeth...

msieff August 18, 2008

Russia's Blitzkrieg Into Georgia

Russia's five-day blitzkrieg in the former Soviet republic of Georgia did a lot more than wreck Georgian...

msieff August 13, 2008

The New Battle for Jerusalem

A new front in the global war on terror has opened up, but the U.S. government and the American media have...

msieff August 6, 2008

Why Iron Man Rocks

The mega-hit movie "Iron Man" is a celebration of what's great about American capitalism.

msieff May 23, 2008

McCain the Crazy Fox vs. Obama the Lamb

Is Sen. John McCain just crazy, or is he crazy like a fox?

msieff May 19, 2008

The Russian Bear is Back

Putin's progress and his successor, Dmitri Medvedev, are quite the threat.

msieff May 14, 2008

The Silence of the Media Lambs

A cyber-attack on eight of Radio Free Europe Europe./Radio Liberty's broadcasting web-sites is...

msieff May 6, 2008

Biofuels Eat People

Why are 2.5 billion people -- more than 40 percent of the human race -- in imminent danger of famine?

msieff May 1, 2008

Hamas and Its Western Worms

Former President Jimmy Carter didn't let a Hamas leader's threat stop him.

msieff April 28, 2008

Gen. Petraeus' Achievement -- And Its Limits

U.S. limitations in Iraq and the War on Terror.

msieff April 16, 2008

Comparisons and Trials for Hillary Clinton

Hillary's relentless quest for the nomination has turned the ancient Hindu practice of suttee -- the ritual...

msieff April 2, 2008

The Next Woodrow Wilson?

Barack Obama's rhetoric and inefficient experience are reminiscent of another.

msieff March 28, 2008