Iran is not the Former Soviet Union

Gerald Seib is the Washington bureau chief for the Wall St. Journal. As such, he is one of the foremost political analysts for American finance capital. In the Feb. 12 edition of the paper, he has an article entitled “Iran Revolution’s End Will be Heard Around the World.”  In it, he explains that although the […]

Yemen, North Africa and the Spread of Islamic Fundamentalism

General Stanley McChrystal, the top US commander in Afghanistan recently commented that “We’ve been at this for about seven months now and I believe we’ve made progress.” In fact, it is entirely possible that a further build-up of US troops in Afghanistan could militarily defeat the Taliban and al Qaeda, or at least keep them […]

The trouble with Afghanistan

In addition to a newly revised military strategy, we must develop a series of initiatives designed to reign in the drug trade, arms dealing and funding of al Qaeda. It is the very root of this war. The taliban must be brought to justice once and for all and every link, financial and otherwise between al Qaeda, the Taliban and other terror groups MUST be investigated thoroughly. Until our military is properly funded with an appropriate strategy and direction, we must consider our troops FIRST and foremost above all else.