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 moreTurkey Drifts Away


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 moreDoomsday