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Bin Ladenism: the Kidnapping of Cameroonian Leaders Wife and what this means for Geo-Political Paradigm

The state of play in current political paradigms has shifted dramatically when speaking about Geo-Politics and national security. Recently it was announced that the Cameroonian vice Prime Minister’s wife had been kidnapped by Boko Haram. this is a return to old world order Geo-Political climate where for instance in the 80’s impoverished Mafioso’s in Italy… Continue reading Bin Ladenism: the Kidnapping of Cameroonian Leaders Wife and what this means for Geo-Political Paradigm

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Isolationism and Perceived Malignant Events

As countries become more isolationist a segment of the population also becomes more reactionary this leads to a segment of the population within the party with reactionary tendencies (Republicans, Conservatives, Tories etc.) to have the most profound solution to the problem. This however is only the case if the isolationist party (Democrats) is the one… Continue reading Isolationism and Perceived Malignant Events

Russian Affairs

Easing European Dependence on Russian Oil and Gas

With America now awash in oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) a new era in commercial oil exports should commence. For you see while we may be able to supply our own oil and natural gas the need is greater in Europe where a growing international threat in a ever more recalcitrant Russia looms. This… Continue reading Easing European Dependence on Russian Oil and Gas

Middle Eastern Affairs

Why Israel Should Occupy Gaza

In the current Israeli-Palestinian fight one thing is clear: Israel is killing a lot of Palestinians, while a lot of Hamas affiliated Palestinians try to kill Israeli’s. If Israel is hoping to stop Hamas once and for all there is one thing that has become clear to me. This is that Israel must at this… Continue reading Why Israel Should Occupy Gaza

Middle Eastern Affairs

Why Iraq’s Nouri al-Maliki Should Stay

The Iraqi parliament needs to form a coalition government that provides Nouri al-Maliki the mandate he needs to go after ISIS and receive funds from the U.S. to fight them and other terrorist groups like them inside of Iraq. I can remember when very vociferously Senator Dianne Fienstein(D-CA) was advocating the removal of al-Maliki in… Continue reading Why Iraq’s Nouri al-Maliki Should Stay

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Indictment of Russian Recalcitrance and What to do About It

Since the early 2000’s an ascendant Russia has gone out of its way to make life harder for the United States anyway it knew how. The following is an indictment of the Russian federation and their leadership when it comes to their engagement with the world and how they have manipulated situation after situation to… Continue reading Indictment of Russian Recalcitrance and What to do About It

Non-Proliferation Affairs · Russian Affairs

How to Further Court the Isolation and Pariah Status of Vladimir Putin’s Russia

Earlier in the year president Obama made an equivocation that he would “Court” isolation for Russia over its pariah status due to the crisis in Ukraine. Less than six months later he may finally be getting the opportunity to completely isolate Russia from the international community. With the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 by… Continue reading How to Further Court the Isolation and Pariah Status of Vladimir Putin’s Russia