Tag Archives: Cold War

Jeane Kirkpatrick: Reagan’s Iron Lady In Waiting

During the Reagan Administration no one threatened James Baker more than Dr. Jeane Kirkpatrick.  How I miss Reagan’s Iron Lady! Professor of International Relations at Columbia University, Cold War hawk; a Conservative with credentials and temperament that horsewhipped the Shia … Continue reading

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Persian Allies In The Soft American Underbelly

Dr. Douglas Farah, an expert on international terrorism recently submitted his analysis concerning Iran operating throughout South America and his assessment is grave:  with the arrival of Al Qods Force in La Paz and Santiago, the Iranians seek to gain … Continue reading

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Between War & Peace: Statecraft & Political Correctness

The single most decisive long term impact of foreign policy is the winning of war and the management of peace.  Most historians completely ignore the course of events (both domestic and international) leading to a given war’s conclusion and the … Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden: The Nemesis Of History

The death of Osama bin Laden ushers in an period of relief fit for Sophocles! It should surprise no one that violent revolutionaries are unfit to govern the impact of the means by which they rule.  This tale is well … Continue reading

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