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Street Fightin’ Men — 17 September 2012

The United States has a Muslim problem.  Actually, I’d make that more general: the western world has a Muslim problem, and what’s worse, it’s irreconcilable. Here it is, succinctly – in the West, we believe strongly in freedom of expression, … Continue reading

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In the Sandstorm — April 4, 2011

I must admit, I do have a twinge of sympathy for President Obama from time to time.  For instance, the revolutionary wave that is sweeping North Africa and the Mideast is potentially as momentous as the collapse of the Ottoman … Continue reading

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The Gulliverization of US Foreign Policy — 21 March 2011

People have every right to expect the leader of the free world to lead the free world.  That doesn’t seem to be too much to ask, does it? For the bulk of his Presidency, Mr. Obama has shown a singular … Continue reading

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Me Too-ism in Libya — February 28, 2011

George W. Bush promised us a humble foreign policy.  With Barack Obama, we have one.  It puts me in mind of Winston Churchill’s famous aphorism about Clement Atlee: “Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot … Continue reading

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