Category Archives: Stratfor

Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran and the United States


The Stratfor analysis reprinted below is interesting but has at least one glaring error as well as many dubious conclusions. According to the Stratfor analysis, The logic here suggests a process leading to the elimination of all sanctions in exchange … Continue reading

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Do the United States of Obama even have a Foreign Policy?


Ideology prevails, rather than the national interests of the United States. Ideology has prevailed in Syria and likely will in Iran and elsewhere. It’s all a big clusterdunk. The following article from Stratfor provides a good summary of what President Obama’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Civil War, Commander in Chief, Cultural differences, Freedom, Ideology, Islamic rage, Islamists, Israel, John Kerry, Middle East, Murder, Muslim Brotherhood, Muslims, Netanyahu, Nuclear weapons, Obama, Political Correctness, Putin, Regime change, Russia, Stratfor, Syria, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Syria, Iran, Islam, President Obama and the United States


It is almost impossible to make sense of the situation in Syria or President Obama’s responses to it. Lack of credibility and accountability.  It would be a trifle easier to make sense of the situation if President Obama were driven … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Bluff on Syria has been Called


Red lines should not be drawn without anticipating their likely consequences or what will have to be done if they are crossed. President Obama seems not even to have considered either. Are we going to war in the Middle East? … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Commander in Chief, Islamists, Middle East, Military, Missile launch, Muslim Brotherhood, Obama, Politics, Regime change, Russia, Stratfor, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Red Lines, Syria and Incompetence


 Well thought out red lines can be drawn, successfully. Ill conceived red lines can easily make a bad situation much worse. An article from Stratfor is republished following my initial comments. My initial comments: Great care needs to be taken … Continue reading

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Boston Bombing Suspects: Grassroots Militants from Chechnya


This is from Stratfor. Summary Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Timothy Albens (C) of the Massachusetts State Police and Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis (Center R) in Watertown, Mass., on April 19 The identities of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing … Continue reading

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China and North Korea: A Tangled Partnership


Do we know what’s happening? Probably not. But historical context may help. The following article from Stratfor, republished with permission, provides useful historical context for the current situations in Korea and its usual (apparent) ally, China. It spans many centuries. The … Continue reading

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