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A Review Of The Arab Spring

Amir Taheiri ranks as the most informed Persian interlocutor the West has as it engages a nuclear Iran for hegemony throughout the Persian Gulf and South America.  Recently he has written a neat summary of the Arab Spring. This spontaneous … Continue reading

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The Growth Of Obama

The Presidency is not the place for ‘on the job training’, yet our current Commander in Chief may stump both supporters and opponents given his agenda to ‘reset’ the American imperium throughout the Middle East.  This is witnessed in his … 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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The Arab Awakening: American Leadership & The Irony Of Reversal

Ours is an age that would have sent Greeks to their Oracles! Witness American waver in a land embraced by a leader whose very identity is nominally informed from Arabia.  Given His place within the pantheon of American leadership after … Continue reading

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A Review Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Agenda: Success Or Failure?

Their are plenty of signs from which to divine an assessment of Obama’s ‘engagement’ with what it saw as Bush’s tainted idealism.  Ironically the extended hand to Beijing, Moscow and Teheran has paid very little dividend toward enlarging the range … Continue reading

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