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by | May 4, 2022

This July, Henry Kissinger’s new book Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy will be released. The book analyzes the statesmanship of Germany’s Konrad Adenauer, France’s Charles de Gaulle, Egypt’s Anwar Sadat, Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew, Britain’s Margaret Thatcher, and America’s…

by | Apr 11, 2022

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, the Parliament of Pakistan voted to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was elected to the office in 2018. Among the domestic factors that led to disaffection with Khan and his party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf…

by | Mar 15, 2022

“He is the most interesting man in the world.” So declared the classic Dos Equis commercials, amusingly showing its carefree guy diving off cliffs, confronting bears, arm-wrestling Latin American tinhorn dictators, charming the ladies (always more than one at once),…

by | Feb 23, 2022

Someone recently asked me when Congress would hold hearings to ensure the accountability of government officials who faltered during the pandemic. After all, there is lots to be learned from mistakes made at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

by | Feb 20, 2022

The acronym “D.R.E.A.M.E.R.” summarizes the seven deadly sins Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi have perilously perpetrated on America. The price has been substantial, and we take only partial comfort in knowing that nine months remain until we begin taking back…

by | Jan 24, 2022

The group Open Doors USA released its latest World Watch report last week, which tracks the countries that are the worst offenders of Christian persecution. There is a new top persecutor, which took over from longtime number one North Korea. The…

by | Jan 9, 2022

Joe Biden may find that Leon Trotsky’s observation that, “You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you” to be true regarding Afghanistan. Mr. Biden believed in August of last year that he had ended the…

by | Nov 9, 2021

No amount of spin-doctoring by the White House, no false dichotomy of complete withdrawal or escalation, no disingenuous blaming of the Trump administration, no conflating disaster with courage, and no emotional appeal to stop the “forever war” can alter reality:…

by | Nov 4, 2021

Charles Wiley, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, with over 65 years experience as a foreign/military correspondent and lecturer, says: I’m against the United States being the policeman of the world. I’m against a policy of nation building. Unfortunately, our country followed…

by | Nov 2, 2021

When last we met in this space, the subject of the aging Joe Biden’s mental acuity came up. I essentially contended that he wasn’t as far gone as many conservatives would have it. But now I’m not so sure. Since…

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