Category Archives: TPP

Putting Two and Two Together: What ties the American West to the Middle East: (I)

In upcoming posts, I will begin to sketch a few links between the far-flung areas of my blogging interests, to show that the issues, power-centers, and the strategies at work in Oregon and the Middle East are simply two sides … Continue reading

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Ineloquent, perhaps, but sound: Citizens for Constitutional Freedom states its case

It’s getting interesting in Oregon: Here’s another official statement in which the Bundy group announces its first concession to the media: it adopts a name: they are now the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom. In these quickly evolving first days, it … Continue reading

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Resurgent Neo-Cons: Smoke or Fire? (I) The Big Picture, with Economics

Officially, US Syria policy took a step backwards a month ago in two camps. They agreed that Assad could stick around a while, and they gave an opening to the Russian interventions. Russia had already begun a military buildup at … Continue reading

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The World in Pivot Around Syria: The Story So Far

The previous posts, going back a little more than month, relate what I believe is a very significant shift in global geo-politics. I began writing as the Turks and Americans wrapped up a deal to establish a “buffer zone” in … Continue reading

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Dear readers… a new page of photos from the Suqs of Aleppo – fifteen years ago

Excuse the delay on promised posts. I’ve been detained for a few days. In the meantime, check out my new page with photos taken almost fifteen years ago in Aleppo’s beautiful markets, now badly damaged. A Caravansaray of Hans and … Continue reading

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A Question of Isolation

Russia is not isolated. Despite US State Department and press rhetoric which wishes to convince itself that this is the case, the reality is the contrary. In the last year, there has been an eager global adherence to the BRICS economic … Continue reading

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