Tag Archives: Middle East

Anarchism / barbarism / terrorism: ISIS and Europe

To me, it is impossible not to look at the horrors of the past few weeks as history. As soon as they happen, they join a long train of horrors stretching back to the beginning of recorded history. It is … Continue reading

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War authority–why and for what?

I can’t find online my letter published in the Daily Local News a week or so ago. So let’s put it in the blog. This letter builds on my thinking in “Responsibility in the country, responsibility in the world” (August … Continue reading

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Responsibility in the country, responsibility in the world

How is President Obama like the United States? Answer: both get blamed whatever they do. In the continuing antics of the US House of Representatives, the Boehner team wants President Obama to wait for their permission to do anything. After … Continue reading

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