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John Kerry in war and peace: Allies must question reliability of U.S. support

John Kerry in war and peace: Allies must question reliability of U.S. support

By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com The U.S.-Korea relationship is about to undergo a major transition, and that’s not just because Lee Myung-Bak is stepping down after five years in which his American advocates professed their love for him even as his popularity sank ever lower at home. The big difference, from the U.S. perspective, is the […]

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Out of control monster bureaucracies: Take the National Security Council, please

Out of control monster bureaucracies: Take the National Security Council, please

By Sol W. Sanders Macabre aspects continue to surface concerning the Sept. 11 Bengahzi events, when four Americans, including the first U.S. ambassador in more than three decades, were murdered, with less than adequate security and no aid during a seven-hour attack. United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice’s withdrawal from consideration for secretary of state […]

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Compromise with Obama's 'balanced approach' will not begin to solve a wrecked economy

Compromise with Obama's 'balanced approach' will not begin to solve a wrecked economy

By Sol W. Sanders Nothing could be more intellectually fashionable these days than the idea that the middle ground is where the solution to all problems can be found, particularly when it comes to the ailing U.S. economy. But “compromise,” the New Oxford American Dictionary tells us, has another meaning: “the acceptance of standards that […]

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The stench of Benghazi: Select committee must be impaneled now

The stench of Benghazi: Select committee must be impaneled now

By Sol W. Sanders Despite superficial controversy either purposely manufactured by the Obama Administration to cover its tracks or simply the product of a kept main stream media, fundamental issues associated with the assassination of four Americans hovers ghostlike over the political scene. Neither Gen. David Petraeus’ sexual peccadilloes — and, apparently, other high level […]

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When world leaders talk about 'human rights' and when they do not

When world leaders talk about 'human rights' and when they do not

By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com The spectacle of the ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh did more to lay bare the problems, conflicts and paradoxes of relations among the region’s wildly different and widely scattered nations than to resolve them. The fact that at least three of the leaders at this year’s ASEAN summit won’t be around […]

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Koch: How U.S. diplomacy helped Turkey's shift to an Islamist state

Koch: How U.S. diplomacy helped Turkey's shift to an Islamist state

By Ed Koch After President Amadinejad of Iran and Iran’s theocratic Islamist state, the greatest threat to Israel is Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Turkey’s Islamist government. This is surprising because Turkey and Israel used to be close allies. The rift between the countries is directly linked to the ascendancy of Islamist rule […]

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Kissinger on Israel's coming demise: Senile, prophetic or merely pragmatic?

Kissinger on Israel's coming demise: Senile, prophetic or merely pragmatic?

By Alexander Maistrovoy Henry Kissinger’s recent statement, that in 10 years Israel will cease to exist, borders on senile. Although one of his staff members denied it, Cindy Adams from New York Post insisted: “Reported to me, Henry Kissinger has stated — and I quote the statement word for word: ‘In 10 years, there will […]