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Mediterranean Horrors: Fortress Europe's Deadly Moat

The Mediterranean has become a vast, forbidding moat--a death trap--for thousands of desperate migrants..A horrific situation that has--finally--got the attention of Europe's leaders.....but what to do?

America and Cuba: Right out of Orwell

For the first time since 1956, an American President has held substantive discussions with a Cuban head of state. The world is now poised for Barack Obama’s next Orwellian gambit: Removing Cuba from Washington’s list of state sponsors of terrorism.   

 

BiBi Netanyahu: The King of Chutzpah

BIBI Netanyahu's call for European Jews to flee rampant anti-Semitism--the ultimate in Chutzpah...

 

B.WILLIAMS-SUPER ANCHOR: THE TIP OF THE SCANDAL

Most of the talk about NBC News Anchor Brian Williams is missing the point....

Charlie-Hebdo: Fractured France

Like most of the French, my wife, Elisabeth, has been overwhelmed by yesterday’s terrorist attack on Charlie-Hebdo: Ten journalists gunned down in the offices of the French satirical weekly; two policemen were killed as well. 

CIA Torture: Nothing's Going to Happen

The U.S. Senate’s shocking report on CIA torture during the George W. Bush administration’s War on Terror has provoked a storm of outrage, and calls for at least some form of punishment of those responsible. It’s unlikely those calls will ever be heeded.

The fact is that the CIA under America’s leaders—Republican and Democrat--has been implicated in torture around the globe for at least the past half century. 

Obama, ISIS and Al Qaeda: Deadly Dynamics

The major reason that President Obama gave last night for escalating the U.S. battle against ISIS is to protect America from terrorist attack. “This is a core principle of my presidency: If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven.”

The irony is that, instead of protecting America, Obama’s new actions may actually trigger the very attacks against the U.S.  and Americans (and America’s western allies) that his policies are supposed to prevent.

 

Lando's Blog
Mediterranean Horrors: Fortress Europe's Deadly Moat

The Mediterranean has become a vast, forbidding moat--a death trap--for thousands of desperate migrants..A horrific situation that has--finally--got the attention of Europe's leaders.....but what to do?

America and Cuba: Right out of Orwell

For the first time since 1956, an American President has held substantive discussions with a Cuban head of state. The world is now poised for Barack Obama’s next Orwellian gambit: Removing Cuba from Washington’s list of state sponsors of terrorism.   

 

BiBi Netanyahu: The King of Chutzpah

BIBI Netanyahu's call for European Jews to flee rampant anti-Semitism--the ultimate in Chutzpah...

 

B.WILLIAMS-SUPER ANCHOR: THE TIP OF THE SCANDAL

Most of the talk about NBC News Anchor Brian Williams is missing the point....

Charlie-Hebdo: Fractured France

Like most of the French, my wife, Elisabeth, has been overwhelmed by yesterday’s terrorist attack on Charlie-Hebdo: Ten journalists gunned down in the offices of the French satirical weekly; two policemen were killed as well. 

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