My latest column from Gulf News looks at the coming midterm election. The conventional wisdom is that a debacle looms for Democrats. It certainly is not going to be a good Fall for Obama's party but maybe - just maybe - it won't be as bad as many people think. Here's why.
Gordon's latest column - published today in Gulf News - looks at the new Middle East peace process launched in Washington last week. Why is Obama investing credibility in negotiations that almost every informed observer believes are doomed to failure? The column considers several possible reasons.
Gordon Robison has more than 25 years of experience living in and writing about the Middle East.