Tag Archives: foreign policy

An outline of conflict in the Middle East

No more than a sketch of history as I remember it. Palestinians seek justice CIA overthrows popular government of Iran, restoring monarchy. Islamic revolution deposes Shah. Hostage crisis aids election of Ronald Reagan Eight lost years Election of G.H.W Bush … Continue reading

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Reed puts the cart before the horse

Tom Reed writes: Tom Reed continued to raise the alarm on Iranian aggression and took a stand against the rogue state by supporting two pieces of legislation that would continue sanctions, protecting the American people. “We care about keeping Americans … Continue reading

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What do politicians say about Ukraine?

American political opinion on the Ukraine crisis of 2014 varies wildly from those who emphasize diplomacy to those who would rekindle the cold war.  Here are some examples: President Obama “President Obama underscored to President Putin that the United States … Continue reading

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Condoleezza Rice

“Pick a Republican with enough working digits to handle a pen to become president of the United States. This is a change for Republicans: the House and Senate doing the work with the president signing bills. His job is to … Continue reading

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