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American Ignorance, Russia and Islam

Why would Russia not ally with Iran?

Muslim Distribution

Anti-Russian Sunni are on Russia’s southern border and within the Republics of the former USSR that Putin would like to rebuild. Shia Iran would love to destroy Sunni islam and rebuild the Persian Empire. Russia would love permanent warm-water ports on the Mediterranean (Shia Syria) and the Indian Ocean (Shia Iran). Put an Iranian ally in charge of that? Why not? By foolishly destroying Iraq, an ignorant America destroyed the only regional opponent capable of stopping Iran.

Together Russia & Iran can rid the region of Sunnis; doing so is in […]

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Venues & Results: 5-Star Failures

History often turns on seemingly disconnected events. In 1945, had no one remembered that several tons of uranium had been stored in an abandoned lighthouse, would we have had enough to make the bombs that ended the war & altered the world?

Had it not rained so hard for so long prior to the Battle of Waterloo, would Napoleon have lost?

If the nuclear “negotiations” with Iran were not being held in 5-star accommodations in Geneva, but in some third world hell hole… would they be over by now?

Dumb question? Are you sure?

Had JFK not put down the […]

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Dr WR Mead Joins Eyes Wide Shut Pundocracy

Dr Mead, normally on-point, is – as are all the other pundits refusing to think outside the box of traditional presidents (all the more ironic as Obama was elected because he was NOT traditional) – wrong again on Obama making “mistakes” in his strategy re: ISIS.

http://www.the-american-interest.com/2015/06/12/obamas-grave-miscalculations/

It’s amazing how many people, after so much time, refuse to understand Obama. He is not making mistakes.

If he wanted to expand Shia to the Med what, exactly would he do differently?

He is using the brutality of Sunni ISIS to demoralize Iraq so much they are willing to turn to Iran […]

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Obama’s Gathering Storm

A friend recently wrote to me that the world today reminds her of the “Gathering Storm,” referring to Churchill’s book of that name documenting the lead-up to WW2 in Europe (which, if you have not yet read it, is a must for understanding that war – and today’s rising tensions). I wrote back that the better analogy is the sovietization of Russia under Lenin and Stalin, and the susbequent destruction of law, domestic personal liberties, markets, opportunity, living standards, education and employment, all of which American Democrats – assisted by their GOP “opponents” – are doing in our […]

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Sowing the Seeds of Failure

We can wring our hands and blame one another and point fingers all we want, but people need to face reality regarding the Middle East and South Asia.

  1. With Obama’s “deal,” Iran will develop nuclear weapons.
  2. The only way to avoid a nuclear exchange between either Iran and Israel, or between Iran and Saudi Arabia (or Iran and any Sunni country who has nukes (Pakistan) or who can buy them (from Pakistan, DPRK, Russia??)) will be for Israel either to make a nuclear strike on Fordow (too deep for any conventional attack), or – perhaps – an EMP strike over
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