Here is another article which in part puts Iraq into an American historical context. This one is by the truly brilliant Norman Podhoretz of Commentary magazine:
"The Panic Over Iraq" (Norman Podhoretz, Commentary, January 2006)… more »
Here's a great article from last week regarding today's elections in Iraq. Unfortunately, most Americans truly have little sense of history.
"One finger at a time" (Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 12/11/05)… more »
see "UN Ceremony Includes Map of ´Palestine´ in Place of Israel" (Arutz Sheva, 12/9/05)
For some reason, few things about the Palestinian approach to "diplomacy" infuriate me as much as their maps… more »
see "US envoy "worst ambassador in history": N.Korea" (Reuters via Yahoo, 12/14/05)
Here's a great story about the US Ambassador to North Korea.
One line from the story:
"Ambassador… more »
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at The Independent Institute (and formerly of the Cato Institute) has been a consistent critic of the war in Iraq. While I don't generally agree with him (about Iraq), he's a very smart guy and not to be taken lightly. In… more »
Thanks again to my anonmyouse friend for this great stuff...
"France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country. France has usually been governed by prostitutes."
"I would rather have a… more »
Along with the theme of the past couple of days, I recommend this article from Reason Magazine:
"Tolerance or Death!
European culture leaders should smack down fanatical Islamists. Instead, they're bending over for them." (Reason, 11/30/05)… more »
Thanks to my anonymous friend for pointing out this site
Here is a Norwegian blogger, his site self-described as "A blog about Islam, Scandinavian affairs and global politics." (I do note that he plans to stop blogging soon...too busy I suppose. It's… more »
From an Australian friend of mine comes this commentary about the rioting by muslim (mostly Lebanese) immigrants in suburbs of Sydney:
Yes there have been some serious problems with the Lebanese here and it has recently boiled… more »