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by | Aug 9, 2013

The problems in Egypt are not about to end soon, and if the last sixty years are any indication it will take a long-term intervention by its military forces to return and maintain civil peace to the nation. To perceive…

by | Jul 30, 2013

Miguel Angel (Z-40) Treviño Morales looks like a tough guy. His wide face features hard eyes that perfectly give the appearance of a cartel chief — in this case, Los Zetas. Miguel Treviño, as is his anglicized name, until the…

by | Jul 26, 2013

Once again the United Nations is going to assign combat troops of participating countries to duty in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is part of the continuing Congo debacle that began in July 1960 when the newly formed…

by | Jul 19, 2013

The name to which everyone refers when they speak of Islamic violence in West Africa is Nigeria’s Boko Haram. Nonetheless, even Mark Simmonds, U.K. Minister for Africa, admits the reference is more for convenience than specificity. There has been a…

by | Jul 12, 2013

Political opponents of Angela Merkel are using the exposure of the U.S. National Security Agency’s electronic surveillance of members of the European Union as part of their own attack on the German chancellor. Shocking! How dare the Americans launch an…

by | Jul 5, 2013

Generals to the left and generals to the right — onward rode the Pentagon. For some reason today’s generals appear to have a penchant for attracting attention, and not the glorious kind. It really can’t be blamed solely on the…

by | Jun 28, 2013

Syria may be engulfed in the flames of civil war, thousands are rioting in Istanbul, a young contractor has stolen the secrets of the U.S. international and domestic surveillance system, and the American Congress continues its endless debate on “securing”…

by | Jun 21, 2013

Iraq is in the middle of a civil conflict that but for the lack of international media interest would be called a war. Sunni/Shia competition has existed for generations. This blood rivalry underpinned Saddam Hussein’s dictatorial rule and dominates Iraqi…

by | Jun 14, 2013

When President Obama announced the United States would pivot to Asia from the Middle East, it sounded as if he had decided the issue of Middle Eastern radicalism would be best ignored. The terminology he used implied that too much…

by | Jun 7, 2013

The Vietnam War destroyed many traditions that had existed since World War II: one was the important relationship between most journalists and the U.S. Government. There had been a tacit accord that American correspondents would not divulge – or even…

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