April 24, 2017
World

Pope Francis Viciously Insults The Jews – Again

April 23, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Yesterday, Pope Francis referred to EU refugee centers as “concentration camps.” “These refugee camps — so many are concentration camps, crowded with people… because international accords seem more important than human rights,” Francis said in impromptu remarks. Ironically, this happened while he was  attending a ceremony in memory of modern-day [Read More]

Politics

From The Korean Press; Praise For President Trump

April 21, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Oh Young-jin, chief editorial writer of the Korea Times/Hankook Ilbo, wrote a tribute to President Trump that should shame his critics in the United States. Young-jin understands that far from risking World War III, President Trump has done more to advance the end of the Korean War (now in its [Read More]

World

Venezuela: Arming the thugs

April 19, 2017 FaustaW 1

Demonstrations for and against the regime scheduled for today, the anniversary of Venezuela’s 1810 independence from Spain. As The Guardian put it, Venezuela braces for the ‘mother of all protests’ as both sides call for rallies. In anticipation, Maduro announced that the popular militia has added another 50,000 members (link [Read More]

World

The U. S. Interest in Ukraine

April 15, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

Speaking of Wonderland, I have grave difficult in seeing anything through the mists of Anne Applebaum’s most recent Washington Post column lecturing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his duties other than more mist. Here’s her account of the last seventy years of European history, culminating with Russia’s occupation of [Read More]

World

Chinese Carryout in North Korea

April 14, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

By Scott Kirwin The change was subtle amid scrambled signals coming from out of the region. South Korean (ROK) intel was completely at odds with the American gleaned from Chinese intercepts. South Korean intelligence observers had seen Chinese uniforms before across the DMZ, but never more than a an advisor or two. [Read More]

Middle East

Putting Humpty Together

April 10, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

What should our policy with respect to Syria be? What do we want to happen? Although it’s nine months old, in the light of recent developments I found this analysis by Thanassis Cambanis at The Century Foundation useful in considering those questions. First, what has our policy been? In effect [Read More]

World

Syria – Has Trump Fallen Into The Trap?

April 7, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

President Donald Trump ordered two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea, the USS Ross and the USS Porter, to attack a Syrian base. They fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a single target, Shayrat Airfield in Homs province in western Syria. President Trump ordered this in response to yet another new [Read More]

Pop culture

Yevtushenko 1932-2017: The Courage To Challenge Evil

April 4, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? Here’s one instance where one man’s courage and artistry affected life so strongly that even all the powers of a totalitarian government failed to suppress its brilliant light. Anti-Stalinist poet Yevgenny Yevtushenko, who passed away at the age of 84 in [Read More]

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