Monthly Archives: May 2011

Words of Wisdom from East Asia

There is a middle way for our country between world policeman and isolationism, as veteran statesman Lee Kwan Yew of Singapore suggests. Continue reading

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Obama’s Speech to Aipac

The President’s message to Israel could not have been much clearer: “time is running out, we cannot play this game much longer, it’s time to sit down and get serious about peace.” It’s serious, it’s timely (though overdue), and deserves the support of all thinking Americans. Continue reading

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All’s Well that Ends Well

The party is over and everyone, with the possible exception of surviving Al Qaeda malcontents, is happy, or should be. So let nasty questions about who knew what when go. All’s well that ends well. Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden, r.i.p.

The extraction and elimination of Osama bin Laden was that rarest of all tidings from the Middle East. It was good news. Continue reading

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