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Yemen … Again

I was not a blogging person when the attack on the USS Cole took place in October 2000, killing 17 American sailors.  I remember vividly, probably due to my overwhelming political and news junkieness – yes, I am also a wordsmith, where I was when I found out about the USS Cole. I was in… Continue reading Yemen … Again

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GW Bush on the Georgian-Russian Conflict

 Russia has invaded a sovereign neighboring state and threatens a democratic government elected by its people. Such an action is unacceptable in the 21st century. The above is an excerpt from US President George W Bush’s comments on August 11th from the Rose Garden.  I would find the words very truthful and would be concerned… Continue reading GW Bush on the Georgian-Russian Conflict

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Iranian “Negotiations”

One time deal or a start to a series of negotiations, I am not sure I care.  I am, though, rather skeptical that the Bush administration is sending the number three State Department person – William Burns – to Geneva this weekend to join other countries in sitting down with an Iranian nuclear negotiator.  Is… Continue reading Iranian “Negotiations”