The Quagmire which is Iraq

Some simplistic thoughts on the Iraq situation. The Sunnis and the Shi’as have been at odds since the death of Muhammad in the 7th Century, over who was his rightful successor. Did we ever need go there? (President Bush) We went there, and Sadaam was overthrown. Having done so,should we have disbanded the Iraqui Army, […]

A test of wills

“There is a strong feeling that Russia is violating international law…” said this nation’s leader this date, (4 March 2014). We may suppose that Comrade Putin is quaking in his boots, following so severe an assessment of his tactics. We listened to Mr Kerry’s speech in the Ukraine today. He began well, with a forthright […]

You sir, are no junk yard dog

Six months have passed, since the penning of this article, and the situation worsens in the Ukraine. ISIS is gobbling up the middle East and threatening Europe, Britain and the United States. Our southern border is wide open, with the US Border Patrol pulled back 24 miles from the border, on orders from the President. […]

Benghazi, a Terrible Inconvenience

“We were not informed…we knew nothing”…The administration clung to the claim that the attack sprung from a protest over an anti-Islam film. There followed the demonization of the film maker, and Hillary Clinton’s shameful assurance to Charles Woods, the father of the slain former Navy SEAL, “We will make sure the person who made that […]