Stephen Zunes

Stephen Zunes is a professor of Politics at the University of San Francisco, where he served as founding director of their program in Middle Eastern Studies. His latest book (co-authored by Jacob Mundy) is Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution (Syracuse University Press.) Portions of this articles originally appeared in Truthout. Stephen can be reached at
Raises Questions Also As to Why the Democratic Party Would Choose Someone So Far to the Right to Become the Party’s Effective Foreign Policy Spokesperson The jaw-dropping three-count federal indictment against Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-NJ), his wife, and three businessmen with close ties to the authoritarian...