Soleimani deserved what he got but this doesn’t redeem the clueless incompetence of the President.
WITHIN DAYS of the return of Dennis Rodman, the ad-hoc US Secretary for DPRK-American Goodwill, we now have for our consumption James R. Clapper’s “Worldwide Threat Assessment,” presented March 12 to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. In his crisp… Read More ›
IN THIS LATEST of the Gaza Wars, a little noted symmetry offers insight into developments which doubtless portend the years ahead. The symmetry to which I refer concerns the names attached to the battles of 2008-09 and 2012.
Podcast 15: Lincoln Alexander, George McGovern, Malala Yousafzai, Drone Strikes, Terry Jones … and more
• Podcast 015 | Week of 21.10.2012 Download entire podcast (320 kbps mp3).
RISING BY NECESSITY from the ash of its discredited predecessor, the United Nations on the 24th of January 1946 adopted its first resolution — a call for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, particularly of the atomic kind, and… Read More ›
• Podcast 013 | Week of 09.31.2012 Download entire podcast (320 kbps mp3).
AS THIS WEEK’S United Nations General Assembly advanced, faithful to the template, nothing could have been more clear than that the world is suspended discouragingly between the Scylla of Holocaust denial and the Charybdis of Holocaust panic.
• Podcast 011 | Week of 08.09.2012 Download entire podcast (320 kbps mp3).
I KNOW FROM experience the most efficient way to start a fist-fight in some circles is to use, without irony, the word evil. As in the phrase Axis of Evil. On this principle, George W. Bush was mocked for years… Read More ›