Category: Strategic Affairs

Big problems, substantial essays

Aug 18, 2017

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A roundup of recent deep-think journal articles on a range of issues: superpower competition, US civil strife, EU collapse, the deconstruction of the West, liberal and conservative biases, and Trump’s female supporters.

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Netanyahu’s strategic achievements

Aug 11, 2017

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Netanyahu has not been “just playing petty politics in order to survive,” nor has he mainly spent his time monkeying with the media or smoking cigars and drinking champagne. He has driven Israel forward on the basis of a coherent strategic worldview and improved Israel’s fortunes.

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On moral rearmament of the West

Apr 8, 2017

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President Trump’s strike against evil in Syria on the eve of Passover, offers hope that America will rediscover its purpose and grit. Last year I wrote: “Seder night rituals reinforce the righteousness and tenacity so desperately needed by the West. Western resolve can only come from profound intellectual and moral rearmament. “

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Deep-think, for a change

Feb 23, 2017

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A roundup of recent deep-think articles on reforming American politics and rebuilding American power, confronting Islamism and checking resurgent China, and tapping into Biblical teachings as the source for a renewed Western freedom agenda.

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Will Trump take on Tehran?

Jan 12, 2017

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How will he enforce or renegotiate the nuclear deal, confront Iran’s expansionism, and work with Russia simultaneously?

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Obama the preacher, exit left

Sep 22, 2016

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Reading Obama’s last UN speech: He ostentatiously believes in the potency of his own whimsical, wayward worldview, despite a global security collapse. The one main thing missing from the address; indeed from his entire presidency: A willingness to project power and confront adversaries.

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Should ISIS be wiped out?

Aug 11, 2016

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The Iranians watch with amusement as Israeli and American experts debate Western strategic options in fighting the radical Islamists.

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Erdogan’s false flag operation

Jul 22, 2016

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Could it be that the Turkish leader staged the so-called coup in order to legitimize an assault on his domestic opposition?

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Grand Strategy for Israel

Jul 8, 2016

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There is an Israeli “grand strategy.” Washington misunderstands this. Israel should be expounding its worldview forthrightly. Its strategic posture makes a lot of sense in the totally transformed regional landscape.

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The cash behind the Iran deal

Jul 1, 2016

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One of the Obama administration’s top shills for the sellout to Iran has been a lobbyist for Boeing all along. The celebration of the first anniversary of the JCPOA is marked by strategic drivel as cover for business greed and oversize ego.

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