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American Troop Withdrawls: The end of America as the “World’s Policeman”?

In the past few days, we have had an announcement from President Obama that US troops will withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year. Well, time to celebrate certainly but what does this imply about the future role … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street: Where do we go from here?

The American dream seems to have become the ‘American scream’. Wall Street brokers and insurance men may have started the ball rolling but we are all in trouble now. So, what next? More of the same or time to do … Continue reading

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Is America a “Corporatocracy”?

Some time ago, one of my correspondents asked me if I would mind writing on the topics of Capitalism, Communism and “Corporatocracy” in America. Well, that is a big order and not one I am comfortable writing about in a … Continue reading

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9/11 Remembered: A World Turned Upside Down

Once in a while something happens that changes the way we see the world. The terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York, was one such event. I am old enough to remember the Cuba missile crisis in October … Continue reading

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US Debt Crisis: Will Obama Invoke the 14th Amendment?

“You’ve got to take it seriously, guys!” With only a couple of days to go before the US officially runs out of money to pay debt interest to the rest of the world, the international financial markets are rattled and … Continue reading

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