Archive for: September 17, 2012

September 17, 2012

Reap the Whirlwind

Filed under: History,In The News,War On Terror - 17 Sep 2012

In 1219 the Shah of the Islamic Khwarezmid Empire (present day Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan), Ala ad-Din Muhammad had the ambassadors of Genghis Khan killed. This affront to diplomatic convention led to a devastating invasion and the total destruction …

On Libya Three Decades Ago: Obama Should Remember Reagan’s Resolve

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,History - 17 Sep 2012

Ronald Reagan clashed with Libya and its dictator Moammar Gadhafi for the first time over 30 years ago. The details of that encounter must be revisited—particularly President Reagan’s sense of resolve and clarity of purpose—as once again President Obama’s foreign …

Iran Intends to Dominate Middle East, Israelis Warn

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 17 Sep 2012

Israel’s President Shimon Peres warned that Iran is planning to extend its sphere of influence across the entire Middle East. Peres said that time is running out for diplomacy and sanctions to convince Tehran to disband its nuclear program, an …