Posts Tagged Assad

Will President Trump Get US out of Syria?

Syria, a close ally of Russia and Iran, is a divisive, disordered, and disintegrating nation that should alarm the U.S. but not activate us. It calls for our attention but not action. Proud, patriotic, even pious people have demanded we jump into that snake pit; however, we must be very wary of sincere patriots who […]

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Stay out of Syria: All Factions are Thugs, Thieves, Tyrants, or Terrorists.

Each Wednesday I publish an earlier column that I hope will be instructive, informative, inspirational, and at times, infuriating. The following timely column was first published in June of this year: Syria is a maniacal, murderous, malodorous mess that should alarm the U.S. but not activate us. It calls for our attention but not action. […]

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Stay out of Syria: All Factions are Thugs, Thieves, Tyrants, or Terrorists.

  Syria is a maniacal, murderous, malodorous mess that should alarm the U.S. but not activate us. It calls for our attention but not action. Proud, patriotic, even pious people have demanded we jump into that snake pit; however, we must be very wary of dangerous, sincere patriots who want to kill people because they […]

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Damascus Must be Destroyed!

Each Wednesday I publish one of my earlier columns that I hope will be informative, instructive, inspiring, and maybe infuriating. The following column was published in 2012. Every time Cato the Elder (born 234 B.C.) spoke to the Roman Senate, whatever the subject, he ended each speech with, “And Carthage [on the coast of North Africa] must […]

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