Attacks in Iran: The Enemies of My Enemies

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by Fatemeh Aman As Iran fires missiles into Syria as part of its “crushing response” to the perpetrators of the recent unprecedented terrorist attacks in Tehran, these attacks can also have an enormous impact on Iran’s internal politics. They could… Continue Reading  

The Fall of Mosul

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Marches of Folly by James Russell Painful as it is to watch black clad Sunni extremists marauding their way through Mosul — a city that Americans died defending — we should all be required to take a dose of the… Continue Reading  

President Obama: Keep Your Nerve on Syria

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by Robert E. Hunter “Then we’ll have done all we can.” “Very heartless.” “It’s safer to be heartless than mindless. History is the triumph of the heartless over the mindless.” Yes, Prime Minister. President Barack Obama, it is said, has… Continue Reading  

Major US Newspapers Criticize Obama’s Approach to Syrian Crisis

By Paul Mutter The New York Times reports that despite US reluctance to arm Islamist actors in Syria, that’s happening as the US does little to vet the actions of its partners Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Though the amount of… Continue Reading  

A Walmart for Libya

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Last Sunday former President Bill Clinton asked the CEO of Walmart if he would open a store in Libya. Surely Libya needs more jobs and needs to get its economy going, but I am not sure how a Walmart would… Continue Reading