Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Iranian demagogues Say the Darndest Things!

February 13th, 2013

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Feb. 12 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., Feb. 12 (UPI) — As the latest sanctions were imposed against Iran in a continuing effort to force it to end its push to develop nuclear weapons, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said something which again demonstrates his detachment from reality.

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Not Understanding “What’s Going On” in Iran Obama Croons “War Is Not the Answer”

January 30th, 2013

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Jan. 29 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., Jan. 29 (UPI) — About two-thirds the way through U.S. President Barack Obama’s second inaugural speech, he echoed words spoken almost 75 years earlier by another world leader; words that would soon ring hollow for all who heard them. In

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What Obama can learn from Saddam Hussein

January 23rd, 2013

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Jan. 22 (UPI) — Having met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington to work out the post-2014 mission for U.S. troops in Afghanistan, U.S. President Barack Obama could learn a lesson from the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. In September 1980, Saddam attacked Iran but

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Giving Islamists the rope to hang us

January 9th, 2013

JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) — Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes” is the tale of a vain emperor seeking only the finest of clothes. Two tailor “con artists” promise to make him such clothes, visible to all but those “unfit

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Available for Order | DOOMSDAY: Iran ~ The Clock is Ticking

December 13th, 2012

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Is Socratic Method DOA at Columbia University?

July 6th, 2012

Published: July 5, 2012 at 6:30 AM JAMES ZUMWALT || UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., July 5 (UPI) — HERNDON, Va., July 5 (UPI) — A fine line exists for university educators between teaching and preaching. Young student minds may not discern the difference, accepting the latter as “gospel” rather than subjecting it to

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Iran’s Circular Negotiations Leave Nuke Agreement “Around the Corner”

June 29th, 2012

Published in Family Security Matters June 28, 2012 A football team that goes three downs and out, possession after possession, continuously running ground plays for an entire game, would be hard-pressed to win. A coach using such a ground-bound strategy would not long remain as coach. As yet another round of talks between top negotiators

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Will “Best Of Times” For Iran Soon Be “The Worst?”

June 8th, 2012

Published in Family Security Matters June 6, 2012 The Charles Dickens’ novel “A Tale of Two Cities” begins with the iconic line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” It remains to be seen whether what has been the best of times for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the Islamic

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US “Responsibility to Protect” Haunted by Ghosts

May 16th, 2012

Published in Family Security Matters May 15, 2012 With the Arab Spring having sprung, what is the international community’s responsibility to act when violence, internal to a state, claims innocent civilian lives?  The question was answered by the UN even before the dawning of the Arab Spring. In 1994, within a 100 day period, an

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Ahmadinejad plans to cross the Rubicon

April 13th, 2012

Published: April 12, 2012 at 6:30 AM By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., April 12 (UPI) — In January 49 B.C., the army of Julius Caesar stood before a bridge crossing the Rubicon River separating the province of Gaul — where Caesar was governor — from Italy proper. As governor he had

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