May 11, 2018 Israel launched waves of air attacks and ground shelling on a score of alleged Iranian military positions in Syria this week.   Was this a big step forward in the plan by Israel’s leader Benjamin Netanyahu and his ally Donald Trump to provoke a major war with Iran? It […]

May 5, 2018     ‘Chutzpah’ is a wonderful Yiddish word that means outrageous nerve, or unmitigated gall.  This week’s Chutzpah Award goes to Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Standing in front of props of data files and cd’s, Netanyahu claimed Israel’s renowned Mossad spy agency had stolen a small mountain […]

April 28, 2018 France likes to call itself America’s oldest and closest ally.  Indeed, the American Revolution might never have succeeded without strong French military support.  However, France bankrupted itself supporting the American Revolution.  This, in turn, helped ignite the French Revolution that cost poor King Louis XVI his head.    […]