Tag Archives: United States

To the Washington Post: Is there anyone there who knows anything about America?

Late in the afternoon of 7 September 2016, the Washington Post published a story that carried the following title, “Trump calls for higher defense spending after months of isolationist talk“. (1) The most germane part of this fundamentally uneducated and anti-Trump article is in the two following paragraphs. –“As soon as I take office, I […]
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The bipartisan interventionists’ jig is just about up, so they damn Mr. Trump

The very best part of the Democratic Convention was the evident panic among party leaders over the clear chance that Donald Trump may  intend to construct a foreign policy grounded in the concept of America First. Speaker after speaker railed that Trump is inexperienced in world affairs and lacks a coherent strategic view of the […]
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Of the attack in Nice, the demise of Europe, and America’s work at home

The attack in Nice, France, on 14 July 2015, has set off another festival of death in Europe, complete with candles, flowers, tears, and handwritten notes. This is the current European generation’s consistently effete and feckless answer to the murderous acts of war inflicted on them by Islamist fighters. It is a tradition good for […]
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Of Britain’s commonsense, and the madness of the Bushes’ retainers

Britain: Waking on Friday to see that the British had voted to unchain themselves from their socialist EU masters in Brussels was a marvelous experience. In so doing, they decided to return to adulthood, and to running their own nation, in their own interests, for better or worse. On both sides of the Atlantic, the […]
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U.S.-vs-Islamic State: As IS-held cities fall, America must come home, avoid the next, far harder war

We are likely to hear much crowing about the martial prowess of the U.S.-Europe trained, Iranian-led, and Shia-dominated Iraqi Army as IS withdraws – if only temporarily – from Ramadi and Fallujah. Cities, however, do not equal power in an insurgency. They more accurately impose a significant burden, one that requires the expertise to manage […]
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