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After Taliban, Al Qaeda and ISIS, what’s next ?

  Daily Mirror   After the end of WW II, in October 1945, 50 countries (Poland signed later making it 51) including the US, Britain, France, China (it was actually Taiwan) and Soviet Russia formed the United Nations and declared, “WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS are DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the … Continue reading

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A dead man walking

Island Editorial The International Criminal Court (ICC) is a dead man walking. It has lost what remained of its credibility by refusing to probe alleged war crimes, in Afghanistan. It has turned down a request by one of its own prosecutors for probing war crimes allegations against the US military. The reason the ICC judges … Continue reading

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Syria: The Good News and the Bad News

US withdrawal from Syria: Fighting may end soon, but causes not addressed     Less than a month after United States President Donald Trump declared that the US troops in Syria would be called back, four Americans, including two soldiers, were killed on Wednesday in a suicide blast carried out by ISIS, the very terrorist … Continue reading

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Why are Americans such cowards?

By Ted Rall (Japan Times – 2014) America has a problem that afflicts both her foreign policy and domestic affairs: cowardice. A nation of wusses. That’s us. That’s not how we see ourselves, of course. Whatever our flaws — impetuousness, naivete, our sense of exceptionalism — few Americans count pusillanimity among them. For conservatives bravery … Continue reading

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Is Israel going to be finished?

(………but so long as Saudi Arabia is there …….. -TW) Zionism’s undoing; the aftermath of the Balfour Declaration (Original Title) Daily Mirror Even former US president Jimmy Carter who single-handily (without much Jewish appreciation) did more to make Israel secure than any other living person confesses neither he nor anyone can change the march of … Continue reading

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