Tag Archives: Persia

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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The Fragility of Persia: Domestic Unrest & A Wavering West

It isn’t hard to see that the Mullahs are showing signs of panic, now would be a good time to hit Iran given its proclivity towards domestic unrest and real poverty. Throughout Persia, the tentacles of Iran have taken to … Continue reading

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The Mullah’s & The Bomb

Seventy years ago this past week marks the very first controlled nuclear reaction which took place under the bleachers of the old Stagg Field at the University of Chicago.  There America found how to harness the power of the atom … Continue reading

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Persian Designs In Mesopotamia

War and diplomacy is filled with role reversals, ironies, contrasts that are fit for Sophocles and Shakespeare, for the social and political impact of war is always unmanageable.  When the American’s established a Shia power grab after the fall of … Continue reading

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U.S. Getting Played Throughout Central Asia, Near East & South America

Let’s face it, Washington needs to adjust to new realities on the ground in Lebanon, Afghanistan and throughout Central and South America, especially regarding the foreign policy achievements of Iran and its ability to wage lethal small engagements with American … Continue reading

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Shirin Ebadi: Islamic Heroes Of Persia

We know of their names from the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe:  Lech Walesa, Vaclav Haval and hosts of other artists, poets, playwrights who numbered the nameless among the Soviet onslaught that became the Warsaw Pact.  The ‘great noble … Continue reading

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The Center Of Gravity For Turkey

The term ‘center of gravity’ is now a Cartesian term used as exclusive informed jargon for specialists in the field of international relations.  It began during the Clinton administration and is still used today to seek the criteria of intelligibility … Continue reading

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Fouad Ajami: The Foreigner’s Gift & The Freedom Recession

If any public intellectual immediately after September 11, 2001 had the ear of former Vice President Richard Cheney it was Dr. Paul Wolfowitz, Dr. Bernard Lewis, Dr. Richard Perle, Dr. Eliot Cohen, and a host of other Arabists.  But none … Continue reading

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Benny Avni: A Prostrate West, A Rising Militancy In Persia & A Look Into The Heart Of Islam

An old secret that western contemporary governments use in order to protect intelligence agents is to plant them as journalists; shielded by a Constitution gives them unimpeded range to explore, divulge and develop unattractive options to shape public opinion. Benny … Continue reading

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