Archive for the ‘public policy’ Category

The Saudi Ambassador, Iran, America and more war.

US officials broke up an alleged assassination attempt which supposedly targeted the Saudi Ambassador right here in the good ‘ol U.S. of A. In one of the most protected and secure areas of Washington, D.C., one or maybe two individuals with alleged connections to Iran were going to walk right in and, in the words […]

Today’s Take: Ten years after 9/11: Will we ever get beyond war?

It is often hard to gauge how a person will react during a crisis let alone one like September 11th. After such a destructive and devastating event, a person’s first instinct is to fight back hard and fast making whoever is in the way feel the agony. Punishment or revenge no matter who it affects […]

Today’s Take – Muddle in the Middle East, GOP Gods and more…

The Muddled Middle East We start today with the news that one more repressive government, this time in Libya, is gone – well more or less. So far it seems as though The National Transition Council (NTC) spokesperson Mustafa Adel Jalil, is in control control and saying all the right things about equality, peace, justice […]

America’s New Diplomacy: Ambassadors turn into Activists

US Ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, got together with his French counterpart and decided to take a trip down to the besieged town of Hama. It is true that the Assad family is unacceptably terrorizing its people for wanting to change many of the current governing policies in Syria, but is it the role of […]

The Bush Legacy: Weighing in on Afghanistan

Tricia contributes to El Dario La Pensa in The BUSH LEGACY.