Dimpool the United States Analysis
I always knew that bombing Libya and killing Gaddafi was a mistake. Dictators are here for a reason. Only they are capable, through their ruthless characters and their sledgehammer actions, to hold a country together.
The U.S. is trying to obtain Turkey’s support in order to bring down Assad, and although the Turkish side, especially Foreign Minister Davutoglu, supports strengthening this partnership, there are some major obstacles that might cause a shift in Turkey’s attitude toward cooperation with the U.S.
Mitt Romney, the all-but-official Republican presidential candidate, delivered a stem-winder of a speech to the Jerusalem Foundation today, packing emotional support with frank policy statements.
It was impossible not to think of the Denver shootings as I attended the new Batman movie at the local cinema tonight. This latest random mass murder could have been scripted in the film itself, though it would have been the work of a cardboard-evil mastermind rather than just an unhinged student.
A Quinnipiac poll in April showed Chris Christie the most popular potential Republican vice-presidential candidate, thanks to his budget cuts and standing up to government employee unions.
In the run up to the invasion of Iraq, The Sun ran the headline: ‘Brits 45 mins from doom”. Other newspapers echoed the sentiments. Saddam Hussein, it was claimed, did have weapons of mass destruction and was prepared to use them.
On October 5, 1938, Winston Churchill said in the House of Commons, regarding the Munich agreement in which Britain and France forced Czechoslovakia to cede the strategic Sudetenland to Germany, leading a few months later to that country’s extinction and a year later to World War Two.
On 31st October, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, or UNESCO, voted to admit Palestine as a full member. The vote was as highly politicised as it was controversial.