Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

Obama on Syria

December 22nd, 2011

Published: Dec. 22, 2011 at 6:33 AM United Press International By JAMES. G. ZUMWALT UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Dec. 22 (UPI) — Nearly half a century ago, Bob Dylan wrote a protest song entitled “Blowin’ in the Wind.” The song proffered questions about peace, war and freedom. Among the lyrics, Dylan posed the

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Syria: Taking the Wrong Fork in the Road

August 22nd, 2011

Published in Family Security Matters, August 22, 2011 Ultimate authority for making US foreign policy lies with the President. It includes an obligation to define the national interest and the strategies for achieving policy goals. Congress can influence how the President exercises that authority as both branches play an important, albeit different, role. But today we suffer the

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Muslim “Children of a Lesser God?”

June 14th, 2011

Published in Human Events, June 14, 2011 Nothing reveals more about man’s soul than how he treats a child.  Manipulation of a child’s innocence or taking a child’s life to further man’s grander objective is pure evil.  It is worrisome when a culture gives rise to a mindset where this happens as children fall victim

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Sleepless in Tehran?

March 24th, 2011

Published in Family Security Matters March 24, 2011 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may now better understand the caveat “be careful what you wish for.” When protests occurred in Egypt to force President Hosni Mubarak to resign in February, Ahmadinejad supported the protestors. He heralded the “wave of rage” in the region as the dawn of a new

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Media Slow To Show WikiLeaks Justified Iraq War

January 5th, 2011

Published in Human Events January 5, 2011 While the media have been quick to run with WikiLeaks’ U.S. State Department cable releases to undermine Washington’s efforts to effect stability in unstable parts of the world, it is slow, if not silent, in giving credit where credit is due. Although other credible sources confirmed it before

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The Road to Damascus Leads to Tehran

March 4th, 2010

Published in Human Events March 4, 2010 The photograph taken in Damascus last Thursday of 6’ 2” Syrian President Bashar Assad standing beside the visiting 5’ 2” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad  conjured up memories of two characters from America’s first daily newspaper comic strip, “Mutt and Jeff.”   But there was nothing funny about these two

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