Chas Freeman Speaks out on Anti-Hagel Smear Campaign


As readers of this blog know, I have the highest regard for Amb. Chas Freeman (ret.) not only as one of this country’s most accomplished diplomats, but also as a extraordinarily insightful analyst of current global developments and their impact on… Continue Reading  

NIC Recognizes that Palestine’s UN bid was first step to Statehood


I’ve been unable to do much of anything lately because of a virus that still has me in its grip, but I wanted to blog about the National Intelligence Council’s “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds” — a 136-page report that’s easy to miss… Continue Reading