by | Jul 31, 2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces seized the British oil tanker Stena Impero on July 19, an outrage that follows Iran’s June 13 attacks on two oil tankers and the June 20 downing of an American drone. Yet rather than focusing on an increasingly…

by | Jul 29, 2019

When Neville Chamberlain finally resigned from the prime ministership of the United Kingdom in 1940, his successor — Winston Churchill — inherited a world at war. When Theresa May — probably the worst prime minister since Chamberlain — resigned last…

by | Jul 26, 2019

On May 29, 2019, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Association for Spiritual Renewal (ASR) co-hosted a “Know Your Rights” seminar on “civil rights at the border, at home, and when stopped by the police.” Despite the…

by | Jul 25, 2019

Iran’s seizure, at sea, of the British-flagged Stena Impero could be a serious threat to world peace. Or not. Events that seem small and random at the time can have large and terrible consequences. Ask Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Or consider…

by | Jul 23, 2019

The little Cold War between Iran and the United States intensifies. In recent weeks, Iran supposedly hacked and crashed a European rocket that was launching a spy satellite aimed at it. The United States shot down an Iranian drone in response; the…

by | Jul 8, 2019

When British forces seized an Iranian tanker bound for Syria last week, they acted out of character. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is the lamest of lame ducks. She has no mandate for action, far less military action, to enforce…

by | Jul 1, 2019

William F. Buckley, Jr., once said that one cannot argue with the invincibly ignorant. To be invincibly ignorant, a person — or a nation — has to be impervious to facts. So it is with Britain, France, and Germany in…

by | Jun 28, 2019

The pundits in the left-wing press have uniformly agreed with President Trump’s decision to call off the retaliatory strike on Iran, so they have instead criticized his supposedly making the decision at the last moment when the planes were already…

by | Jun 23, 2019

Since the rise of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979, Iran has been in a state of ideological, religious cold war against the United States and its allies. Desiring to become the dominant force in the Mideast, Iran has…

by | May 25, 2019

Tanker ships and the strategic pipeline of Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, suffered terrorist attacks last week. Aramco has the monopoly on all Saudi Arabian oil production and is wholly owned by the Saudi government, the United States’ most powerful…

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