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REPRISE: Syria—As Christmas approaches, the assault on civilization continues

First published on December 22, 2013 The bloody fighting in Syria continues, with a renewed assault on Aleppo by the al-Assad regime. President Obama is off to Hawaii for a 17-day vacation over the Christmas…


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Pacifism and appeasement towards Russia in Germany, Europe, and the United States

In Europe, the fact that Angela Merkel and other leaders continue to meet with Vladimir Putin and Sergey Lavrov itself speaks volumes about the fact they have nothing but talk and further appeasement of Russia…


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The spiritual dimension: Muslims find refuge, shared sense of humanity, in Christian church in Gaza

Among the terror and warfare that seem to increasingly claim the world’s attention, we often lose sight of the deep religious values and sense of humanity shared by the three religions of The Book–Islam, Christianity,…


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REPRISE: The Olympic Games, and the Battle for Aleppo, Begin (July 28, 2012); Geneva II and the urgency of a ceasefire NOW

Update Approximately 700 people killed in 9 days of intense clashes and executions between the ISIS forces against islamist and rebel battalions 697 people have been killed between Friday 3/1/2014, when the clashes began, and…





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Details in U.N. inspectors’ report on chemical weapons massacre at Ghouta point ineluctably to al-Assad (with link to report); more commentary

Developing–check back for updates The text of the UN Chemical Weapons Inspectors’ Report is found below (with link). United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic,…


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We are a bunch of curious people, that’s for sure, who care about the commission of evil in this world

We are a bunch of curious people, that’s for sure. We are that small minority, minuscule perhaps, who follow foreign policy and world events in great detail, day-in and day-out, with passion. Where does that…


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Commentary on Syria and the response of the West

Latest News Reports and Commentary Aus Deutschland (1) Stefan Kornelius (Kommentar), Obama spürt die Kraft der zwei Mahlsteine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 7. September 2013 (9:34 Uhr). Die Völkergemeinschaft hat sich nach dem G-20-Gipfel in Sankt Petersburg…