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The War of Narratives Bringing truth to the Middle East crisis
The Palestinians are thrust in an unenviable role with specific challenges - expose the contrived israeli narrative and impress the world with their narrative, beginning from 1200 B.C.
Refusing to Understand Iran
Debates do not provide a clear definition of Iran's position in the international battlefields or allow a satisfactory appraisal of its role in Middle East civil disturbances and instabilities.
The American Jewish Liberals and the Middle East Crisis
Liberal movement operations in the United States, which call for a re-evaluation of U.S. policy in the Israeli Palestinian crisis, recall a similar movement during the Vietnam War.
Neglected Options to the Syrian Crisis
Foreign fighters in the conflict have extended the war and directly provoked the Sarin gas attacks. President Obama has overlooked a compelling option - remove the cause and the effect will not re-occur.
Social and Economic Justice Precede Peace
When Israel demonstrates a willingness to redress the social and economic injustices it has inflicted upon the Palestinians, then negotiations may be possible, or unnecessary.
Revival of two articles, which are more relevant today.
The Film "The Flat" Falls Flat
A highly praised Israeli "documentary" manipulates its audiences.
The New Sicarii
Zealots continue to destroy the Jewish people.
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Since the end of World War II, United States' foreign policy can be identified by one word: Counterproductive: producing the very result the action was meant to prevent. The failed military action in Vietnam best represent this ongoing policy.
Often starting with false assumptions and spurious facts, policies produced catastrophes and remained unresolved.The incessant wars for "freedom" turned into killing fields. Wars produced wars and counter-terrorism produced more terrorism.
While trying to structure its own world order, the U.S. remains unaware that it is enabling a new world structure, steered by China and other Asian nations This emerging world structure favors Statism, a mix of government controlled and free enterprise policies; a socio-economic system the U.S. rejects and is indirectly nourishing.
Policies, wars, conflicts, and nations who challenge US exceptionalism are rexamined and discussed. The past remains relevant and serves to predict the future. With it all, a lingering question: Will US foreign policies ever become positive?
The Foreign Policies
Failures of U.S. Foreign Policy - Feb. 2013 (long article)
New Statism-Rise of Corporate States
Politics of Dismemberment
Making others less, makes you more.
U.S., Israel and Iran-trinity of destruction.
Assassins are an alternative army
Making the World Safe for Terrorism
The Politics of Starvation
Economic warfare - a policy that can silently crush an adversary without firing a shot.
The Spotlight on Iran Darkens the World
USand allies are attempting another "we had to kill them in order to save them."
Can Iran's Nuclear Pursuits be Used as a Force for Peace?
Using Iran's nuclear pursuits to halt proliferation.
I Ran from Iraq and I Rack up Iran
Policies encourage terrorism.
U.S. Policies Motivates Iran to Go Nuclear Fundamentalist War
Attack Iran and start a Fundamentalist War
US Secret Love for Iran
Deposing Hussein was a gift to Iran.
Driving Mullahs Mad
U.S. tells Iran:"Make war and not peace."
The Arab World in Conflict
The Non-Clash of Civilizations
Misrepresentation of Arab World
Reconciliation of Sunni and Sh'ia
War Against the Arab World
Bahrain Faces its Faceless Sh'ia
A Tale of Two Stimuli
China Rises and Rises
Crushing Vladimir Putin
Media appraisal reflects State Dept. attitude.
Morsi and Erdogan Coalesce Power
The Foreign Wars
Comprehending North Korea
Bring in the Clowns
Comprehending North Korea's behavior will start softening North Korea's aggressive posture.
Origins of Korean War from Soviet archives
The Tale of Two Koreas
Films explain Korean war
Soviet/Afghan War from Soviet archives
Tragic U.S. Policies in Iraq and Afghanistan
NATO Conquers Libya
Misshaping the Middle East
The Libyan example
Earlier articles on Muammar Gadhafii
Gadhafi Faces the West
The Failure of Muammar Al Gathafi
The U.S. Bombing of Libya
Part I = Historical From Soviet archives
Part II - A personal Narrative
From 2001 to 2011
The Painful Future of Iraq
The Destruction of Iraq
Iraq-False Assumptions, Punishing Choices
War On Iraq
A series of reports examine the Iraq war.
Coming Battle - Iraq's Kurdish Region
From Conflagration to Disputation
Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq
Who Destroyed Yugoslavia?
United States domestic policies are often
patchwork to recurring problems. By not recognizing the origin of problems, directions to solutions have been misdirected. The misdirection leads to constant discussion and irresolution of problems.
Early articles describe the stock market manipulations leading to eventual decline and the lack of resolution of social security problems
These preliminaries lead to examination of the later economic crisis, predicted in some articles and made obvious in others.
The Paulson and Geithner attempts to rescue the economy are analyzed.The credit oriented cause of the economic crisis recalls that Ronald Reagan's policies started the government and trade deficits.
The U.S. is headed towards one of two solutions -War cometh before the fall or the Socialization of America.
Still to be recognized - Government deficits are not the problem, the current account deficit is the principal problem.
Questionable Economic Concepts
Given economics is a dismal science, should this allow dismal and questionable concepts?
National Debt - Anti-hero of the Free Enterprise System
National debt has a decisive role in maintaining the welfare capitalist system. Confusion About Taxes and Deficits
Policy makers are confused about the functioning of a system they try to improve.
Was Keynes More Than a Little Wrong?
An opinion, only an opinion
Rescuing Free Enterprise
Relief measures for assuring continuance of the economic system are being exhausted.
Government Debt is not the Problem
Government deficits result from current account deficits.
The Economic Sinkhole
U.S. policies create consistent high unemployment and stagflation.
How to Create an Economic Downfall
Congressional debate engineered an economic downfall.
Herbert Hoover and New Depression
Hoover's Depression policies deserve study in the economic downturn.
Can Economic Stimulus Plan Succeed?
Private industry has not provided for U.S. recovery and reinvestment.
Govt Debt - Resolving Economic Crisis
What is the significance of the debt?
Can Obama Plan Revive U.S. Economy?
The future of President Obama's recovery plan is predictable.
The Economic Crisis -
Part 1-Does thinking drive recovery?
Is the administration only "patching up" a broken structure?
Part 2- Thoughts to incomplete analyses
Is Roosevelt era approach a model for resolving the present downturn?
Part 3- Towards a Solution
Public realizes it has been deprived to make others rich and famous.
Tulips of Stone (2004)
Global Debt Saturation - A Human Reckoning by Nigel H Maund
War Cometh Before a Fall
Declining economy and powerful military are incentives to war..
The Challenge of the New Statism
Adam Smith's name is not loudly spoken in world's central banks.
Economic Predictions (2008)
Graphs chart direction of U.S. economy and predict economic crisis.
With shale oil and natural gas pouring from the Bakken, 'energy Independence' is more likely.
The Tax Deception
Legislators argue the role of taxes in the economy; without facts, knowledge or conviction. Deficit-Stop Deflation or Initiate Inflation
Will deficit spending stimulate hyper-inflation?
War mobilization as an economic solution
How Ronald Reagan Sank America
To be part of global prosperity, Reagan started the credit and deficit increases..
Trade Balance and Limits of Paulson Plan
Preventing banking system nationalization but not economic catastrophe
Stimulating a US Bankruptcy
Paulson hoped green paper would resolve the U.S. economic problems.
U.S. is forced to guarantee GM obligations w/o assured of GM' s survival.
The Great Bailout
Did the Paulson plan fulfill its intentions or worsen what it wanted to correct?
Health is a Socio-Economic Problem
A vital aspect of the health discussion
A National Pension Plan - Revisited
A National Pension Plan can provide suitable finances for retirees.
The Socialization of America (2005)
Several trends didn't favor the U.S. economy.
Social Security's Path to Survival (2005)
A Solution in Search of a Problem
The Social Security Debacle (2005)
Preferable to integrate retirement community desires into those of all society.
Social Security or Other Problem? (2004)
Problem or Consequence?
Social Security Debate (2002)
No solutions-just debates
Can Private Invest save Social Sec? (1999)
Social Security must be viewed in entirety and not solely by retirement fund.
Stock Market or Shock Market? (2000)
Illegal schemes forecasted the dot-com bubble and fall of U.S. stock market.
The U.S. Stock Market (2000)
The skewing of American Life
While the world community debates a two- state or one-state solution for the Middle East crisis, Israel proceeds with its unilateral solution - one-state - a Jewish state.
Clearly described is the evolution of Israel's strategy and the maddening "peace process."
An original Zionism, rejected by the Jewish people seemed outmoded by World War I and became revived by the Balfour Declaration and establishment of the British Mandate.
President Truman reacted too late to the 1948 recognition of Israel. Incessant wars, conducted from pleas of defense and security needs while geared to enlarge Israel and subdue the Palestinians, have led to either completely vanquishing the Palestinians or a resolution by The Course of History.
The Jewish people are caught in a maelstrom that could evolve in its decline and massive destruction to much of the entire world.
Israel and the Jewish People
Manipulating the World to Destruction
Obama's voyage to Israel exposes the conditioning of the world community to acceptance of Zionist agenda.
Israel Reaches out to Jews for a Rescue
An Israel that cares should be cognizant of its responsibilities to the Jews.
The New Sicarii
Zealots continue to destroy world Jewry.
Does Israel Represent Jewish People?
Revealing The Real Israel
Social and Econ Justice Precede Peace
When Israel redresses the social and economic injustices it has inflicted upon the Palestinians, negotiations may be possible.
Deaths of "no-state" Palestinians are Proportional to Life of Two State Solution
The mistakes in proposing "the only solution to the Middle East conflict."
Israel False Assumptions
Deconstructing the Israel Narrative
The Wasting of the West Bank
An excursion is a trip to disbelief.
The Self-Destruction of Israel
Vanquishing the Palestinians
The Israel Separation Barrier
Sharon-The start of Intifada 2
Tank Man and Rachel Corrie
Death of activist Rachel Corrie recalls a Chinese citizen stance before a tank squadron moving from Tiananmen Square.
The Face of Israel
Ashkelon Speaks-Story of the ME crisis
The New Puritans
Is Israel the new Puritans?
The 1948 Recognition of Israel
Recognition was not as seemed.
The Only Exit from Gaza is by Death
From 1948 to 2012, Israel has fought wars.
The Missile Wars- Videos Tell the Story
You Tube provides videos, with no censorship, for all to see the 2012 war.
Is Gaza a Test Ground for Israeli Military? Did Israel allow Gaza to fire missiles into southern Israel to test the Iron Dome system? Gaza War
2006 attack on Gaza
A Turning Point In History
The 2nd Lebanon War turned history.
Massacre in Levant
Israel and Hezbollah destroy themselves.
Face to Face With Hezbollah
Surprises at meeting with Hezbollah
The Role of Jerusalem
Why Jerusalem? Israel's Hidden Agenda
Jerusalem and the Peace Process
Political Options for Jerusalem's Future
Part I: Brief History of Jerusalem
Part II: Heritage Perspectives
Part III: The Hidden Agendas
Beyond the Palestinian Crisis
Part I - A larger conflict is now in process
Part II- Trajectory of Middle East Conflict
A Palestinian State Frees All
Resolving the Displaced Persons Problem
Who Speaks for the Palestinians?
The Hamas Factor
The "Peace" Initiatives
Baker Project for Middle East Peace
Honest but naive and misdirected proposals define the twisted route to Middle East peace.
PEACE WITHOUT PARTNERS
An Israeli "peacenik" comes out of the cold.
Course of History-will resolve the ME crisis
Tangled Course to ME Peace
Turbulent Winds of Annapolis Peace Conf.
A voyage hrough Middle East capitals reveals truths that lack exposure
The Road to Pieces
Understanding forces in the ME violence
Harsh Reality of Middle East Conflict
Israel's Faltering Approach to Peace
Road to Peace-Part I-End of Zionist Dream
The Road to peace-Part II-Negotiations
Evolution of Madness
Peace process or forced treaty?
Critical Evaluation of Israel's Actions
Part I-From Partition to War
Part II-War to Democratic Compromises
A Trajectory to Catastrophe
Part 1-Fate of the Palestinians
Part II-Fate of the Israeli Nation
Part III-Escape from Entrapment
Politics comes first in the United States, and unfortunately misshapes policies. Center driven direction prevents imaginative operations and leads to paralysis. The Neocons and their damage has faded, and given way to a new force, an Unholy Trinity that hopes to reshape America.
Obama Faces Middle East Critics
Dreams and pursuits that brought Barack into office have tied his initiatives. He can only fulfill dreams and not promises.
The Unholy Trinity
An Unholy Trinity intends to control U.S. foreign and domestic policies
Political Moment-politics and making war
Presidents shape policies to enhance their political moment.
Politics of Patriotism
Unilateralism- a road to defeat
Unilateralism is part of America's psyche.
The Dimming Light of the Neocons
A Tale of Two Reparations
Part I-Reparations Victims of World WarII
Part II-Reparations for African-Americans
The Immigration Debate
The immigration debate has not matured, only become more illogical and political.
The Immigration Wars
The Call to Activism
Activism is declining force in the U.S.
The conventional media play an essential role in conditioning the minds and shaping the thoughts and actions of Americans. These roles are described in several articles that challenge accepted dogma.
From the search to freedom, inaccurate reporting of domestic and foreign events to hate in America, a battle for minds shapes the thinking of American people.
Inheritance of acquired characteristics gains attention
Part I-Tiananmen Diary
The mis-reports of Harrison Salisbury's "Tiananmen Diary."
Part II-Gate Of Heavenly Peace
A PBS video gives a more credible account of the Tiananmen events.
Tiananmen Square Confrontation
Eye witnesses contradict media reports on the Tiananmen incidents.
Challenging the Media
The Media and the Attack on Libya
Major media wrote fictional accounts of Iraq war.
Forcibly Challenging the Media
An article gains significance by a one-sided and dubious content.
Organized attacks on Israel's detractors
Criticisms of those who write unfavorably about Israel follow a hostile pattern.
The Film "The Flat" Falls Flat
A highly praised Israeli "documentary" manipulates its audiences.
Why Only Darfur
Unraveling of Darfur
War in Darfur
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