Russian Reversion

I’ve been observing how the Russians are slowly reverting to their mix of totalitarian, fascist, socialistic ways… Putin has been nationalizing industries that generate real revenue; the Russians support any rogue nation in an attempt to have some bargaining power

Where are US Troops?

I have often failed to understand the urgency for pulling US troops out of Iraq… Have you stopped to ponder the quantity of US soldiers located in various countries around the world?  It is 60 years since the end of

Israeli Methods for Controlling Terrorism

An interesting article in the “Dirty Little Secrets” section of Strategy Military Page, which describes some of the actual practices used by Israeli security to combat Palestinian terrorism.  I’ve excerpted some pertinent paragraphs: The key to Israeli success was an

Israeli Prime Minister

You may recall reading some of my previous comments about Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert… A great article from Dean Barnett at Townhall: I pointed out the beleaguered Prime Minister Ehud Olmert “enjoyed” an approval rating of 2%… A Japanese

General Sherman and General Petraeus

For those of you that are students of history, there is a pertinent comparison of developments in Iraq versus those during the US Civil War… This is an excerpt from an interview with Victor Davis Hanson: “Sherman was not liked.

San Francisco and Drug Use

Having just returned from a business trip to San Francisco, I felt that this comic strip was appropriate…  If you’re not aware the 9th Circuit Court in Northern California is considered the most Liberal in the nation:

Is the War Over?

A great commentary from Victor Davis Hanson… I’ve excerpted some of his comments below: “Do we still need to fight a war on terror? Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser, goes further, assuring us that we are terrorized mostly

How I Learned to Love Al-Jazeera

Ofir Gendelman, a member of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, writes an interesting article about “How I Learned to Love Al-Jazeera“…  (if you’re not aware, Al-Jazeera is the primary Arabic/Moslem news channel)  It’s a very interesting viewpoint.  Read the article…