Lando's Blog
Iran And The Automatons

The remarkable fact about the accord just reached with Iran is that President Obama and John Kerry achieved it by their determination to jump the track—to make at least one course change in the futile policies that American leaders have been following for decades in the Greater Middle East as if they were mindless automatons.

Gulf War II a Bush Disaster? So was Gulf War 1.

What’s remarkable, is that critics of George W.’s invasion of Iraq in 2003 overlook the fact that it was his father, George H.W.Bush, who, in 1990, set the stage for his son’s disastrous moves 13 years later.

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. 

Lando's Blog
Iran And The Automatons

The remarkable fact about the accord just reached with Iran is that President Obama and John Kerry achieved it by their determination to jump the track—to make at least one course change in the futile policies that American leaders have been following for decades in the Greater Middle East as if they were mindless automatons.

Gulf War II a Bush Disaster? So was Gulf War 1.

What’s remarkable, is that critics of George W.’s invasion of Iraq in 2003 overlook the fact that it was his father, George H.W.Bush, who, in 1990, set the stage for his son’s disastrous moves 13 years later.

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....

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