Tag Archives: Assad

Here There Be Dragons

In ancient times when sailors came to the end of their maps, they knew the world did not end, but not knowing what was to come they warned, “Here there be dragons.”  For going forward the danger was immense. Today, … Continue reading

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Averting Another Aleppo

Dr. Dore Gold and Prof. Alan Dershowitz discuss the situation in Aleppo, Syria, and what can and should be done to prevent war crimes. Alternatively, Dershowitz being a renown US Constitutional scholar, there is the invariable question about the presidential … Continue reading

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Forum: Should The U.S. intervene in Iraq?

Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Should The U.S. intervene in … Continue reading

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – It All Depends On Whose Pulling The Trigger Edition

My,  how things have changed. Once upon a time, there was a Ba’athist  Arab dictator in the Middle East who had  murdered thousands of his own people. He had even admittedly  used poison gas on people not belonging to his … Continue reading

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The World? is “Offended” by the Use of Chemical Weapons…UPDATED

So we have finally heard from the Obama administration through the erstwhile Secretary of State John Kerry, that they are “offended” by the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Offended….such a nice neat little word to sum up what should … Continue reading

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Chart of Syrian Opposition Groups

Not good at all….   Between Assad’s war crimes, and the war crimes of the Islamist opposition, Syria has truly turned into Dante’s vision of hell. How does one choose between different evils?

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