Going MAD

Hey, we went M.A.D. in 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, and we did okay, right? That’s right. Mutual Assured Destruction. It worked for our parents and grandparents, so why can’t it work for us? I mean, those Iranians are people just like us, right? They can’t be worse than those crazy Soviet communists, right? No. … Read moreGoing MAD

No More Time

Well, there might be some time left, but not much. And, if we really knew the whole story, we might find that we ran out of time years ago. What am I talking about? Diplomacy – that delightful exercise in talking someone to death. (My own definition of diplomacy is… the art of saying ‘nice … Read moreNo More Time

Pentagon Worried About Iranian Retaliation

They’re worried that US military personnel might be killed when Iran retaliates after Israel strikes Iranian nuclear production sites. This possibility should give no one any joy, and certainly doesn’t please the Israelis. The problem is that the fault for this lies squarely with the highest levels of the US administration. When Israel has cooperated … Read morePentagon Worried About Iranian Retaliation