October 9, 2012 – Play with fire, and you will get burned.   A mortar shell fired from Syria by either government troops or rebels as a provocation killed five Turkish villagers on the border.  Turkish heavy artillery riposted, killing Syrian soldiers.   Turkey’s parliament authorized military action against Syria.   One could […]

NEW YORK – October 5, 2012 – The two titans of American politics, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, locked horns this week in the first televised debate of the election season. Romney managed to show that he was still a viable candidate in spite of a barrage […]