Let’s Declare Victory

As Justin is experiencing side effects of his resumed Keytruda treatment, we are taking this opportunity to run this classic column from November 2001. That’s quite a while ago – and it’s message is (sadly) still as pertinent today as then! The military campaign against the Taliban has fulfilled the expectations of Pakistan’s ruler, General … Continue reading “Let’s Declare Victory”

Mystery in Madrid: Who Raided the North Korean Embassy – and Why?

Of course it was just a coincidence that the first organized attack on a North Korean facility by internal rebels (supposedly) took place days before the scheduled North Korean-US summit in Hanoi. Ten masked men stole computers, interrogated North Korean officials, and drove off in a number of luxury cars. Credit was taken by a … Continue reading “Mystery in Madrid: Who Raided the North Korean Embassy – and Why?”

Boycott Israel

Editor’s Note: Justin is taking a breather today, having just resumed his keytruda treatment. We are taking this opportunity to rerun this classic and oh-so-timely column from December 17, 2013. Plus ça change… the more things change, the more they stay the same! My regular readers may recall one of my more controversial columns, wherein … Continue reading “Boycott Israel”

The Chef Boyardee War: Venezuela’s Clueless Opposition

My contrarian view of Venezuela’s regime change drama – that it’s regime change theater put on by President Trump for purely domestic political reasons – was confirmed on the big day when the conflict was supposed to come to a head, when the looming confrontation proved to be … dueling concerts! Regime change as entertainment … Continue reading “The Chef Boyardee War: Venezuela’s Clueless Opposition”