Posted in Foreign Affairs History

USS Liberty and the Six Day War

On this day in 1967, the largely unarmed American Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, is robustly attacked by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft…

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Bibi’s Ghost

Before I get too deep into this, I want to ask that you read it only for what it is; one man’s opinion of another’s psyche. I don’t want to rehash the whole Israel Palestine issue yet again, particularly since a new chapter is being written at this very hour, and nobody yet knows how this one will end.

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Religion, Certainty and Obama's Visit to the Mideast

“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest…

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Posted in Politics

Cory Booker Saves Freezing Dog, Breaks Down My Defenses

There was a time when I was a regular ticket buyer on the Cory Booker train. He has always been a magnetic presence and a…

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