“What we’re doing right now is a recipe for endless war. If a political solution to the conflict with the Taliban is the desired end goal, why waste time on this song-and-dance with increasing troops and giving it two years?”
I was interviewed by Chris Buskirk of the “Seth & Chris Show” where I discussed my recent research into the Russian (non)-threat and how America is in danger of turning Russia into an actual threat, when it is in reality a potential strategic partner.
The Trump Administration needs to decide if it is going to contain Iran or engage. If it decides to engage Iran, it will set the tables for the Islamic Republic’s ascent into the nuclear club which, in turn, will spark a nuclear arms race in the Mideast, and potentially destabilize the entire world system.
“The United States needs space-based weapons to protect against nuclear-armed and aggressive Rogue States, such as Iran and North Korea.”
No ceasefire can exist in Syria until all parties recognize the outsized role that Iran plays in the conflict.
With the pending French presidential election on May 7, I argue that the election is about whether France will be “for all” or for the French. I estimate Marine Le Pen, the Right-wing nationalistic-populist, has a 60% chance of winning.
Olivier Hanne is an expert on Islamic history and teaches at the prestigious Saint-Cyr’s military academy in France. He outlines how best to deal with jihadists in France.
My newest Video Blog addresses why Iran is involved in supporting the Assad Regime in the ongoing Syrian Civil War and how Iran stands to benefit from their support of Assad. We also touch on Russia’s involvement here as well. The drink tonight was an aged Yamakazi single malt Japanese whisky.
On July 19 a Hong Kong family was traveling on a train in southern Germany when they were attacked by a 17 year-old Afghan (of Pashtun origin) wielding an axe, intent on killing them in the name of the Islamic State.