Monthly Archives: April 2011

A bad week for Israel…

Shockingly, in spite of the royal wedding which occupied the attention of the world (or at least its media outlets), significant events did indeed occur outside of London. The two major political groups in Palestine, Hamas and Fatah, have come … Continue reading

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Claremont is the EU

At the urging of a fellow Journal staffer, I’ve decided to share my theory that the Claremont College Consortium parallels the European Union, despite the high likelihood that this sort of musing interests only EU policy wonks, such as myself, … Continue reading

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The “New” Politics of Latin America

By Zavi Engles In recent years, major media outlets have proclaimed a rebirth of the Leftist movement within Latin American governments. Various Latin American presidents have emerged as new leaders in the Leftist progressive movement, such as Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez … Continue reading

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Who’s Purging Whom?

As I’ve written previously here, I’m not particularly convinced that a large-scale slaughter was on the horizon in Libya, or Benghazi particularly, as have suggested numerous others, including President Obama.  Qaddafi is fighting a war against rebels whom he views … Continue reading

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The anticipation is killing

Prevention was a key component of the Bush Doctrine of foreign affairs which emerged after 9/11.  The 2003 invasion of Iraq serves as a perfect example of anticipatory self-defense.  The invasion occurred in anticipation of potential aggression from Iraq.  The … Continue reading

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