John Bolton appointment a capstone on 15 years of declining American influence abroad
Donald Trump’s decision to ungracefully usher out soldier-scholar General H.R. McMaster (whom Trump never really fancied and represented a consensus-backed face-saving choice after the Michael Flynn debacle ) as his National Security Adviser in favor of arguably the most dangerous man in the western world, John Bolton is an appropriate capstone on 15 years of […]
15 years on from the invasion, very little media attention on Iraq? Why?
This week, fifteen years ago the US invaded Iraq without provocation. The “preemptive” war pushed by President George W. Bush, who lacked the basic intellect to understand that not all Arabs or Muslims who oppose the US are aligned (which is how presumably David Frum conned him into using the “Axis of Evil” phrase lumping […]