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And it's settled then

As expected, once-and-would-be-future Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has opted to heed the Supreme Leader’s “advice” and steer clear of next year’s presidential election… 168 more words


Book Review: Oil and Water by PJ Lazos

Very few things are as gratifying as knowing that your work is connecting with someone out in the world.  Thank you, K. L. Allendoerfer for such a moving and insightful review. 43 more words

A bad end to a bad week

I know it’s Friday night so I’m shouting into the void, but I spent last week and much of this week covering the aborted–well, that’s not totally fair; “aborted” suggests that it had a shot of actually coming to fruition at some point–ceasefire in Syria, and now that it’s all over but… 569 more words


Antagonist Motivation

Motivation is one of my favorite things. Why did the bad guy become a bad guy? Why is he doing what he is doing?

I’ve been binge watching¬† 225 more words


Afghan warlord in from the cold, again

In a twist 20 years in the making, former Afghan prime minister and long-time war criminal Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of the Hizb-i Islami militia, just cut a deal… 1,129 more words


From bad to unbelievably bad

This is about as awful a thing as you could have envisioned, both from a humanitarian standpoint and if you had any hope that the nearly busted Syrian ceasefire could somehow be saved: 560 more words


Fun while it lasted?

There’s a strong possibility that the Syrian ceasefire, which would have passed the magic one week trial period as of tomorrow, is now defunct. At least it’s defunct according to the Syrian military, which resumed barrel bombing Aleppo yesterday and outright said the ceasefire is over today. 439 more words