OPEN THREAD: ‘Anti-Americanism + Nuclear Programs = Happy Dictators. Embracing America = Setting Yourself up to be Stabbed in the Back’
Courtesy of The Cold Equations, here is a handy cheat sheet for dictatorial longevity. Country Prior relations with the US Nuclear weapons program US treatment of country Status of leader
Freedoms: Out There
What are Conservative Americans to make of the late-breaking Middle Eastern revolutions, particularly in the name of freedom? Tunisia’s government recently collapsed and ousted the long-time dictator, Ben Ali. This
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Famous quotes, can you guess who said them?
We all know how a dictator becomes a dictator. While a few, in modern days, takes a country by force or coup, most get the approval of the people, then
Clear And Present Danger.
While American Marines, soldiers, NATO allies and Afghan troops put their lives on the line against a truly vicious Taliban foe, to free Afghanistan from their yoke of oppression and
Latin American Lessons Learned
In a representative democracy fear of displeasing those who have the power to keep you in office was once a deterrent for politicians. In America the voice of a largely center
North Korea: A Bully or a Legtimate Power
Written on August 10th 2009 Recently America made a move that it has adamantly opposed for years. America bargained with a terrorist for the release of hostages. This terrorist was
Hammer and Sickle at WSOP
At this year’s World Series of Poker one of the members of the final table was Moscow, Russia born Ivan Demidov. Whenever he was in a hand the television cameras
Creepy Comrades: The Ayers-Chavez Connection
In a recent post I referred to a speech unrepentant domestic terrorist and Obama associate Bill Ayers delivered in Caracas, Venezuela, to the 2006 World Education Forum, sponsored by UNESCO.