Category Archives: United States

Western leaders indecisive in face of ISIS threat

So we’re off to Iraq, or back to Iraq, after all. My my. Nothing quite like geopolitics to drive home Philip K. Dick’s dictum “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, it doesn’t go away.”
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Let bygones be bygones

You burn one White House and some people completely lose their sense of humour. We should be proud that we can look back and laugh.
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Political nastiness is getting us nowhere

It is vacation season in Canada. But political nastiness never takes a break. Maybe it should.
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West sits while storm clouds are gathering

The bad guys are on the move. From Iraq to Libya to Ukraine to Beijing the separate crises are starting to roll into one.
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Searching for truth in Gaza conflict

With Israel winding down its incursion into Gaza, we search through the physical and mental rubble for lessons. As usual, an air of unreality permeates the exercise.
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