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NRA Sending Constitutional Committee to Aid Libyan Freedom


Give Me Libya or Give Me Death! Now that Libya has freed itself from the long, dark night of Gaddafi’s 40 years of autocratic rule, the National Rifled Association is sending a delegation to assist the new Libyan government that … Continue reading

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North African Calculus, The End Game.


A blog from the West Bank, Notes From Amedinah , has posted an insightful article with a juxtaposition of positions by Edward Peck and James M Dubik who contribute to Foreign Policy magazine.  This informative post balances Pack’s non-intervention and Dubick’s … Continue reading

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I’m younger, cuter, and I believe in change, dude! (Saif)


Update 9/6/11:  Just keeping in touch. I’m on vacation for a while. I was too busy in August but everyone needs time to recharge. My sister just had a baby and that is a positive event.  I’m keeping to myself, … Continue reading

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If Gaddafi Wins, Who Will He Attack First, and How?


Gates, as Secretary of Defense, has earned my admiration.  He doesn’t make policy, he is responsible for the conduct of military action. Clinton is responsible for state.  They both give their counsel to the president, Obama, who must direct our … Continue reading

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Sociopathy in Libya: Gaddafi’s Revenge


 Update 8/20/11  Tripoli under siege, will he go or will he die?   7//3/11  I originally posted this back in March but it’s worthwhile putting it at the top of my list for a bit of retrospective review.  Gaddafi, of course, is … Continue reading

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The Mad Martyrdom of Gaddafi


As Fire Rains Down From the Heavens… I wrote in an earlier post that Gaddafi might choose martyrdom or suicide as an endgame option.  Three weeks later it seems martyrdom will be his choice (suicide is a loser’s end in … Continue reading

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11th Hour Reprieve: Libya. Too Late?


At the very last moment Russia and China abstain from the vote leaving a unanimous vote for a no fly zone and “all necessary measures” short of occupation to protect the Libyan people from Gaddafi’s superior firepower.  The alternative, most … Continue reading

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North Africa, Near East: The Tipping Point


The fire next time I continue to worry about the wildfire in North Africa.  Should a change of government prevail in many of the governments of the Middle East, North Africa?  This has already become a fait acompli.  What opportunities … Continue reading

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Malignancy in Libya: What Do You Think?


This could be one of the most difficult decisions the world will make in the next 48 hours.  The ante is being raised as I type.  We know Gaddafi from his actions over the last 40 years.  We know of … Continue reading

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Response to Demonstrations in Middle East Honed


WILL THE VIOLENT RESPONSE SPREAD? Posted by Chris on March 9, 2011 After the fall of Egypt and Tunisia, the world and particularly the Arab world was ecstatic at the possibility of a region-wide peaceful democratic solution that would sweep unpopular dictators out of … Continue reading

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