If not now when?

Outlook for 2014 and beyond: Technology and the creation of increasingly powerful instruments of totalitarian control

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” –Lord Acton (1834-1902) “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men…


Fine intellectual distinctions involving the use of force are likely to fail in Syria

Developing story News reports suggest President Obama is tailoring military action against Syria to achieve the goal of deterring Bashar al-Assad from ever using chemical…


Obama’s “red line” baby talk, and the Red Herring of whether it has been crossed

In the 21st century, statesmen don’t shout at the leaders of other nations and threaten, “if you cross this red line, my red line because…