May 14th, 2014 01:42 pm    89 comments

PRESIDENT ASSAD BIDS ADIEU TO LAKHDAR BRAHIMI

Dr. Assad waves a fond farewell to French factotum, French/Algerian Fuddy-Duddy, French Farcical Freak, Lakhdar Brahimi.   We awarded him the Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote Tilting at Windmills Award for 2013.  At that time we thought he would give it a good try as a mediator, but, would fail, despite his best intentions.  As…

September 27th, 2013 06:40 pm    79 comments

FIRST POST – SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 – WHY AMERICA GOOFED IN SYRIA AND WHAT AMERICA CAN DO TO SAVE FACE

The American threat to attack Syria based on the trumped up allegation of Chemical Weapons has vanished for the following very good reasons: 1.  The Russians are not bluffing when it comes to this one area of the Near East they consider part and parcel of their “sphere of influence”; 2.  The Russians aren’t bluffing…