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Posts in category “War”

Vietnam And The Father Of Lies

Did you know that we are coming up on the 50th anniversary …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Bacevich On The Greater Middle East War

A reader passes on a short, clarifying essay by Andrew Bacevich titled …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Great Move, Putin

If anything could make the world reconsider the likelihood that the Moscow-backed …

Posted July 20th, 2014

The Monster Putin Created

David Remnick writes about a recent talk he had with former Putin …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Russia Vs. Ukraine Is Not Our War

A reader e-mails: Some of your commentators have challenged you: “Yeah, but …

Posted July 18th, 2014

How Will Russia Lose Siberia To China?

Seems to me that the question is not if, but how, and …

Posted July 7th, 2014

A 9/11 FBI Cover-Up To Protect Saudis?

Looks like it, according to the Miami Herald. Excerpt: Freshly released but …

Posted July 3rd, 2014

Gavrilo Princip & The Domino Theory

It was 100 years ago today that Gavrilo Princip murdered Archduke Franz …

Posted June 28th, 2014

Can America Live Without Cultural Imperialism?

David Brooks doesn’t think so.┬áHe laments that Americans no longer rally behind …

Posted June 27th, 2014

The Case That Obama Lost Iraq

Liberal commentator Peter Beinart makes it: Yes, the Iraq War was a …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Iraq: George W. Bush’s Vietnam

According to the Times, Western military experts have concluded that the Iraqi …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

There Are No Good Guys In Iraq

Or if there are, we have no way to identify them. So …

Posted June 19th, 2014

The Iraq Mess Is Not Obama’s Fault

Via Andrew Sullivan, here is an admirable quote by Glenn Beck: From …

Posted June 18th, 2014

For The Middle East, ‘A Time Of Festering’

Michael J. Totten says the Middle East is finally going to have …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Is Baghdad About To Fall To ISIS?

It appears that the Iraqi army is near total collapse. From the …

Posted June 11th, 2014

O Mighty ISIS

Lakhdar Brahimi, the former UN special envoy to Syria, tells Spiegel that …

Posted June 11th, 2014

Was Bowe Bergdahl A Deserter?

Nathan Bradley Bethea, who served with Bergdahl in Afghanistan and participated in …

Posted June 2nd, 2014