Turkey Drifts Away

I’ve spent a lot of time in Turkey. In fact, I’ve spent more time in Turkey than in any other country in the Middle East, outside of Israel. I do not like Turkey. True, they are people like anyone else, and yes they’ve made herculean efforts to westernize. They’ve lobbied to join the EU. They … Read more Turkey Drifts Away

Something Rotten in the State of…

There is something rotten in the state of… …Kurdistan. This one caught me a Little by surprise, but it makes so much sense… well, I don’t know why I wasn’t talking this one up. Let me try and make up for lost time. There is something really rotten going on among the Kurds. Kurds? Like curds, but with a … Read more Something Rotten in the State of…

Doomsday

I’ve been thinking about Ahmadinejad’s confident claims that he can take out the US and Israel – and achieve dominance for Islam. How could he possibly do that without the help of thermonuclear bombs in the multi-megaton range? We also call them hydrogen bombs, or H-bombs, and they are beyond his capability to make. And, I … Read more Doomsday