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Vertigo-Inducing State Department New-Speak

In 2001 al Qaida destroys the World Trade Center, hits the Pentagon, and kills nearly three thousand Americans.

Al Qaida is bad.  Islam, we are told, is good. 341 more words


EU Faces Painful Budget Battles After Brexit

By Stratfor – Re-Blogged From https://fabiusmaximus.com

Summary: Europe’s elites warned that Britain would suffer for daring to leave the EU. Suffer severely and soon. Four months have passed… 1,867 more words

Foreign Policy

President Duterte's pivot toward Asia: another surprise for our earnest, bewildered and disinterested president

President Duterte gives new meaning to Obama’s famed ‘pivot toward Asia’.

You almost want to pity the poor president at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, as he enters the last few months of his administration. 488 more words

International Relations

Jaded About ISIS

Like many people, I am gravely worried about ISIS, and the situation in Iraq.

Or, at least I am worried to the extent I can be. 420 more words

Philippines Will Keep U.S. Ties, but Will Not Be Subservient

The United States remains the “closest friend” of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a “mindset of dependency and subservience” and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippine foreign minister said on Saturday. 371 more words


An Establishment in Panic, by Patrick J. Buchanan

The establishment fears that the appreciable numbers of people are rejecting its authority, and they are. From Patrick J. Buchanan at buchanan.org:

Pressed by moderator Chris Wallace as to whether he would accept defeat should Hillary Clinton win the election, Donald Trump replied, “I will tell you at the time. 516 more words