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2013: Get ready world, here it comes!

2013: Get ready world, here it comes!

By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — It’s time once again to look at the crystal ball, or snow globe, and attempt to peer ahead at the global political and economic horizon as we enter the New Year.  The political landscape offers both promise and peril but so many of the outcomes of each and […]

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On-tap for Sec. of State Kerry: A Mideast policy disaster and a belligerent China

On-tap for Sec. of State Kerry: A Mideast policy disaster and a belligerent China

By Sol W. Sanders The customary accolades from fellow solons notwithstanding, Sen. John F. Kerry’s nomination as secretary of state is fraught with complications. Following the debacle of Ambassador Susan E. Rice’s withdrawal from consideration for the post under the cloud of the Benghazi attack (which also dogs outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton), […]

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Saudi Arabia’s dangerous alliance with Salafi forces against the Arab Spring

Saudi Arabia’s dangerous alliance with Salafi forces against the Arab Spring

By Brian M Downing The uprisings of the Arab Spring have been supported in the West and many other countries as well.  The tide is seen as welcome, inevitable, and essential to placing the region on a proper political and economic track. That view, however, is not shared in Saudi Arabia. The view from Riyadh […]

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Europe vs the Jews: Then and now

Europe vs the Jews: Then and now

By Ed Koch The war against the Jews — and against the State of Israel — continues unabated. For the past year, Israel has been subjected to rocket bombardments directed at its cities including Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv. A million Israeli civilians in Southern Israel had their lives disrupted as 8,000 rockets rained down on them […]

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Obama's 'Asia pivot', 6-hour Burma layover, causes heartburn in Beijing

Obama's 'Asia pivot', 6-hour Burma layover, causes heartburn in Beijing

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The historic visit of  U.S. President Barack Obama  to Burma, the highest profile American diplomatic contact ever to this long isolated political pariah state, saw the United States enter a high stakes geopolitical chess game in Southeast Asia. Thus amid the shimmering golden temples and pagodas of Rangoon, […]

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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 […]

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Obama at UN addressed the Arab Street and U.S. voters, spurning other global concerns

Obama at UN addressed the Arab Street and U.S. voters, spurning other global concerns

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama’s speech before the UN General Assembly was directed to two domestic audiences. One Main Street USA where outrage and anguish over the killing of American diplomats, the trashing of diplomatic property throughout the Middle East, and the seething resentment towards America is viewed as a […]

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Orchestrated attack on U.S. missions puts spotlight on Obama policy

Orchestrated attack on U.S. missions puts spotlight on Obama policy

Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The well-coordinated attacks on the U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya not only caused the gruesome deaths of Americans by terrorists but have also put the Obama administration’s Middle East policy on trial during the boisterous presidential election season. It began with a poorly worded apology issued by the […]

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Speakers list at UN for a world in tumult: Obama, Hollande, Ahmadinijad, Chavez, Mugabe

Speakers list at UN for a world in tumult: Obama, Hollande, Ahmadinijad, Chavez, Mugabe

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The UN General Assembly has opened amid global storm clouds and economic gloom. Presidents, Prime Ministers, Kings and Potentates gather in New York for the 67th annual session to the backdrop of  spreading violence in the Middle East, a looming nuclear weapons program in Iran, a humanitarian crisis […]

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The new 9/11 attacks and Obama's legacy: A vacuum of U.S. power in a destabilized Mideast

The new 9/11 attacks and Obama's legacy: A vacuum of U.S. power in a destabilized Mideast

Gregory Copley, Global Information System Embassies and diplomatic missions of the United States — and those of some other Western states — began to come under attack in Muslim states from Islamist-led mobs beginning on Sept. 11, 2012, the 11th anniversary of the Al Qaida-led attacks on major U.S. targets in 2001. Contrary to U.S. […]

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