Category Archives: Iran

How the US is helping Iran and hurting Israel

This may be the worst short-term consequence of the Iranian nuclear deal of all: Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan is on a two-day tour of Moscow to meet with his counterparts about the signing of a new $8 billion arms … Continue reading

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Humiliation Day

Saturday was ‘Implementation Day’ for the Iranian nuclear deal. Someone referred to it as ‘humiliation day’ for America, because the humiliating surrender in the diplomatic battle to keep Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons was accompanied by the humiliation of American … Continue reading

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Nasty, brutish and short

During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man. To this war of every man … Continue reading

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Obama’s remorse and Iran’s victory

Does Iran really think it can defeat the US? How could it? The US is the greatest military power the world has ever known. Its nuclear arsenal is enough to turn any possible enemy into ionized plasma multiple times over. … Continue reading

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What a historical inflection point feels like

Germany and Austria have announced that they will for now allow all Syrian migrants that reach their borders to apply for asylum, as opposed to EU rules that require asylum-seekers to apply in the first country they enter. I assume … Continue reading

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