Thingish Things

Is Panetta Playing Good Cop Bad Cop?

One hopes the Obama Administration is paired with Israel in a game of good-cop-bad-cop against Iran. That’s the only thing that would make sense after reading of the latest Administration admonitions to Israel on that nation’s plans to take out Iranian nuclear-weapon facilities. Iran has not only promised to develop a weapon as soon as possible, it has vowed to […]

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Ahmadinejad’s Tiny Violin

  Has anyone not had the following conversation over a large pitcher of beer at some point in life? “If you had a rifle and a clear line of vision on Adolph Hitler in, say, 1922 — when he hadn’t done anything terrible yet — would you take the shot, knowing what you know now?” […]

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