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The Memory Hole

  The successful Russian intervention in Syria’s civil war is causing a great hue and cry within US media and think-tanks. The latest outburst is, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency, by Charles Lister, a visiting Fellow … Continue reading

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Control

If Americans appear clueless about foreign policy it’s by design. The rationales offered range from fighting terrorists who threaten our homeland, to protecting helpless civilians, to spreading peace and democracy. Hopefully you, dear reader, don’t need me to point out … Continue reading

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