Category Archives: Foreign Policy

Daniel Pipes Recommends US Actively Prop Up a Failing and Unrepentant State Sponsor of Terrorism, Assad’s Syria

Somehow, Daniel Pipes must have come to the conclusion that there are bad terrorists and worse terrorists, so we should be friends with the bad ones. Last month, Pipes shifted his recommendation of neutrality in the Syrian civil war to … Continue reading

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President Truman vs. General MacArthur: An Administration Not on the Same Page

The Korean conflict between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur has been framed in history by the partisans of Truman as a case of the commander-in-chief replacing an insubordinate general.  However, the full context is not only more … Continue reading

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President Truman vs. General MacArthur: Unprincipled Policies Lead to Serial SNAFUs

The Korean conflict between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur has been framed in history by the partisans of Truman as a case of the commander-in-chief replacing an insubordinate general. However, the full context is not only more … Continue reading

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President Truman vs. General MacArthur: Allies as Liabilities

The Korean conflict between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur has been framed in history by the partisans of Truman as a case of the commander-in-chief replacing an insubordinate general.  However, the full context is not only more … Continue reading

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President Truman vs. General MacArthur: The Problem of Inferior Leaders

The Korean conflict between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur has been framed in history by the partisans of Truman as a case of the commander-in-chief replacing an insubordinate general.  However, the full context is not only more … Continue reading

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The Occupation Issue and the Middle East

Let us get serious for a moment and discuss the Occupation that is destabilizing the Middle East. Since 1925, the House of Saud has been occupying the Hijaz, which is the region that includes the Islamic holy sites in Mecca … Continue reading

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Dakota Meyer (Medal of Honor Recipient, Afghanistan) and the State of Our Military

In October 2012, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer spoke at the Pritzker Military Library about the fight at Ganjigal, Afghanistan.   His talk provides unfiltered first person testimony about our troops’ experiences in Afghanistan. Having listened to a number of … Continue reading

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