J.J. Hodari argues for action against Iran.
Andrew Sullivan is pessimistic about the prospects for stopping Iran getting a nuclear weapon.
Foreign Policy looks at China’s negative role in the Middle East.
Mehdi Hassan argues that Iran’s desire for a nuclear bomb is not only unproved, but is also rational.
Commentary’s Evelyn Gordon points to satellite data showing that Jewish settlements cover only 1.1% of the West Bank.
Thomas Fleming argues that American fears about terrorism at the Olympics are overblown and insulting to Britain.
Wired looks at attempts by Mexican druglords to acquire US Army surplus.
Barry Rubin believes that the Syrian Civil War has begun.
The Syrian Revolution Digest rounds up the latest events in Syria and argues that the protestors are being abandoned.
John McCreary argues that Tukish intervention could backfire.