Category Archives: Iran

Persian Carpet Ride: What the Mullahs Know

The only Frenchman worth listening to or reading is Amir Taheri.  His latest post is striking in its synoptic scope regarding the Iranian nuclear talks.  He wrote the following: “its not clear who is negotiating with whom.”  Why is this … Continue reading

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The Mullahs Master Team Obama

If progressives love to ‘talk’ for the sake of ‘talking’, they should know that they’re being mastered by the ultra-realists Mullahs who seek to keep this ‘game’ going to essentially run out the clock while pursuing a nuclear break-out. In … Continue reading

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Red Line On Iran

My own strategic thinking on an imminent pre-emptive attack by Israel on Iran was primarily shaped by the knowledge that Israel has leased several airfields from nations immediately north of Iran. But this reality did not take into account the … Continue reading

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The Impact of a Weak President: The Persian Mullah’s Thrust Forward

On the ground at least, the Americans look extremely weak. Last week, Tehran announced it installed 3,000 highly advanced generation centrifuges known as IR-2m, this was done at Natanz, its principal uranium enrichment site.  They are smaller, faster and more … Continue reading

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Caudillo Chavista Meets Jesus

The death of Hugo Chavez is a reminder that the soft underbelly of the American Imperium is Central/South America.  Reagan understood this better than most American Presidents.  The social/political trajectory of governments unalloyed from the Protestant Reformation has always been … Continue reading

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Hitting Syria To Envelop Persia

Both Daniel Pipes and Richard Pipes (no relation) remain the most significant intellectuals on Marxism and Islamism; I’ve always loved the intimate informed tone that animates the writings of Dr. Daniel Pipes, who resides as Chair of the Middle East … Continue reading

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A Rixoic Victory: Tehran 1 : The Great Satan 0

Amir Taheri remains a signifiant asset, those that continue to follow his intelligence briefings as I do remain indebted to man who embodies the highest standards of international affairs.  His latest brief on how the American’s fared as they grappled … Continue reading

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Syria: American Absence Portends. . .

Power is about the ability and the confidence to choose.  Team Obama may think that its outsourcing its incipient strategy to the petro-monarchies of the Gulf.  Benghazi should have informed us as to how that’s gonna look. The abject failure … Continue reading

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Apaiser: Peace or Imminent U.S. Defeat, The Parisian Afghani’s & Power Blocks

About 40 miles north of Paris is the lovely town of Chantilly, a town known for horse training.  This luxury town is now witnessing the imminent defeat of America throughout the AfPak region.  How is this so?  America has a … Continue reading

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The Myopia of Joe Biden: Iran at Parchin

Everyone remembers how the Vice President debates revealed a justification for American complacency regarding Iran:  they’re a long way off from getting a delivery system!  Biden’s retort is politically naive.  Let’s get to the details. Aside from the reality that … Continue reading

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