Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mr. Leslie Gelb advises President Obama on Ukraine: An essay by Political Cynic

Mr. Gelb, in his essay titled Obama Must Show He’ll use Military Means to Deter Russia in Ukraine,proves without doubt that he is a Neo-Liberal jingo, although this side of his foreign policy thought is usually muted. It also demonstrates … Continue reading

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Mr. Robert Kagan on ‘President Obama’s foreign policy paradox’: a comment by Political Cynic

Mr. Kagan is here Calabazas the Court Jester of Phillip the IV, made eternal by Velazquez. Mr. Kagan/Calabazas is the dissatisfied, the disgruntled , aspiring to be, longing to be Count Olivares. Not exactly a man of action, but a … Continue reading

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On ‘Putin’s Arrow’: A comment by Political Realist

The New Cold War and the New Containment were trumpeted by Mr. Ross Douthat in the New York Times of last weekend, Russia Without Illusions, but only as minor players in his weekly column, and then only as a declaration … Continue reading

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Barry Eisler, Sen. Feinstein and the Mafia: A comment by Political Observer

Mr. Eisler’s essay wastes valuable space and time by pursuing the Mafia/Godfather/Sopranos theme, as rhetorical frame for his essay. He has some valuable observations to share with his readers, yet we must suffer through his pop culture obsession, that don’t … Continue reading

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James Kichick: Stunned Europe and Reckless Russia , a comment by Political Cynic

After the spade work done by Victoria Nuland, the Foundation for the Defense of Democracy , and various NGO’s to overthrow a corrupt, but duly elected government in Urkaine: better to call it by it’s real name, a coup fostered … Continue reading

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Ross Douthat without Illusions: A comment by Political Observer

Mr. Ross Douthat plays the part of the Wilsonian Naif, in his essay of March 22,2014, to the hilt, in the rhetorical pose of cultivated ignorance in regards to the five billion dollars spent by America to subvert the government … Continue reading

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