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Iraq and Syria: Measuring the meaningless

In a necessary war, metrics like body counts, cities taken, factories dem0lished, and tanks/ships/planes destroyed are nice to have but not needed. A necessary war — one in which America’s survival is at stake — requires the relentless annihilation of … Continue reading

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Of 9/11 anniversaries, Jewish-American bigotry, and the return of the Papist scourge

I believe that I have written in this space on each of the last decade’s 9/11 anniversaries. This will be the last of my last 9/11-anniversary pieces, as the occasion has become meaningless for much of the citizenry; a cynical … Continue reading

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U.S. thinking on arming the Kurds: Complex, intricate, nuanced, or just plain stupid?

We are halfway through May, 2017, and it seems to be a month that again highlights the dearth of commonsense in the minds of most of those who are responsible for conducting the republic’s foreign and domestic affairs. On this … Continue reading

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How to deal with the “Resistance”? – Not necessarily civil war, but civil war if necessary

‘If anyone likes to play rough, we can play rough too.” W.S. Churchill, Speech to Canada’s Parliament, 31 December 1941 Six months after Mr. Trump’s election, the Republican and Democratic establishments, most of the media, the academy, the bipartisan elite, … Continue reading

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President Trump, with respect, start ruthlessly purging the U.S. general officer corps

President Trump: Last time we discussed your refusal to abide by the Constitution’s hard-and-fast war-making provision, a decision that merits — as it did for most of your post-1945 predecessors — impeachment proceedings. Waging war in the manner you did … Continue reading

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