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On “Open Thread

Well our aspirations were not that noble, we wanted a place that wouldn't be a sanctuary for AQ, but that's kind of tough with sharia law in the constitution,

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Well there has been war fatigue which has turned to hemorrhagic fever, Karzai is a particular sticking point,

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After the last ten years denigrating a relatively minor regional conflict, it's hard to get revved up over an internal issue, where our operational proxy is more often then not, Salafi if not AQ.

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An intriguing theory, but wrong, this war on inequality, was what FDR pursued until the '38 midterms, it was only when he moved to cooperate with American business, to further war production, that he got anywhere, Syria in this context is like the Spanish Civil War,

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Jeet Heer, maybe merely a fool, but more of an idiot, well they didn't Shadia Drury, yes I like the avatar,

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it's funny how we are supposed to ignore the father of Palestinian nationalism, for two generations, a man on very good terms with Hitler and Mussolini who aided Eichmann in Central Europe and Veesenmayer in the Balkans,

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yes, the fool that got Strauss wrong, is back for an encore, answer me this, what would have been the normal attitude, to take toward the first, second and third intifadas, 1920, 1929, and 1936, we know the category error, Gandhi indulged in,

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Better off rooting for Russell Nash,

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When we think of you, Peter, which isn't often, we wonder how you can be so dense,

On “Zionism in the balance…

/back in the day, they would have cheered the power of the people, over the Standard Oil sympathetic Arabists at State and Defense,
Marshall, Patterson, Forrestal et al, but now everything is a nail

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Is that what it's about, I thought it was the eliminationist project from Maurras to Pobedestdenev, from Paris to Kishinev, that culminated in the Final Solution, well they only lost half their population,

On “Open Thread

Yes, Russia has returned to the 19th Century, the era of the forever war in the Caucasus, the Crimean conflict, the Persian war,
you see the proble,

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It's not terribly surprising since they haven't been able to 'pull a Furman' as in '1971, the next best thing is procedural obstruction, beginning with the Baldus study,

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Has Livni, forgotten what neighborhood that Israel lived in before 70 BC, the Roman, the Seleucids, the Egyptian, the Persians,

On “Face of the Faceless

Wilentz piece, reminds of Dos Passo's complaint aired often in the
USA trilogy, through Randolph Bourne, what exactly does he believe,

On “Open Thread

I came across this alt history, fantasy, gothic noir;

http://wolfhoundcentury.com/

On “Face of the Faceless

Well possibly, but at least the second venue, burns with BDS, so 'it's kind of a coals to new castle'

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Well Wilentz does an interesting Minitrue exercise, not that's terribly successful, although aspects of it, might explain the
affinity with Putin,

On “Open Thread

I took a look at Max Hastings rather encyclopedic tome on the war,
and I was unaware of the role of Russian panSlavics like Ambassador Hartwig, and the Black Hand, had played,

On “Face of the Faceless

that train sailed five years ago, yes Perkins is careless in language, it's a poor reaction to the Hollande idiocy being bandied about DeBlasio, and others,

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Furthermore a publication owned by a facebook mogul, has some nerve, deriding a retired oligarch, who before he facilitated
Gore's carbon capping fantasies, did bring value to the world,

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Well that's a level three Godwin violation, purging of the kulaks might be closer,

On “product of our virtues and proof of them

Except it was nothing of the kind, the liberal like the Wafd in Egypt, the Cadets in Czarist Russian, the broad base of the anti Batista movement, don't count in the big scheme of things, only
the most committed do,

On “The State of the Neo-Empire Is Strong

Nothing is never over;

http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/15/4754976/new-analysis-of-rocket-used-in.html

On “Open Thread

Conor, clearly does't understand midpoints between Snowden's absolutes and the NSA's counter.

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