Iran May Name Bribe Recipients

Senior advisors in Iran are threatening to name Western officials to whom bribes were paid to seal the Iran peace deal. Oh Yes. Please do. We all know which side of politics has absolutely nothing to fear from those revelations. Of course, if Iran does release the names of officials and politicians who received, ah …

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By the Pricking of My Thumbs

Something is coming that will leave the world a different place. Not something wicked perhaps, though made necessary by wickedness. Certainly something sad, bad and dangerous. I wrote a couple of days ago about what I thought was a likely sequence of events leading to a major war in the Middle East in 2012. The initiating …

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Happy 2012? Probably Not

I wholeheartedly wish and pray for my readers and all people of goodwill, a happy, purposeful, peaceful and prosperous New Year. But I don’t think it is going to happen. Over the last six years the UN Security Council has passed four resolutions calling for economic sanctions against Iran, primarily relating to trade in nuclear technology. Various …

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Leon Panetta Is a Moron

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta’s brain cell has gone missing. US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has urged Israel to “mend fences” with Turkey, Egypt and others in the Middle East to reduce its growing isolation… “Unfortunately, over the past year, we’ve seen Israel’s isolation from its traditional security partners in the region grow, and the …

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Oh Dear How Sad Never Mind

Another Iranian nuclear ‘facility’ has exploded. An Iranian nuclear facility has been hit by a huge explosion, the second such blast in a month, prompting speculation that Tehran’s military and atomic sites are under attack. Satellite imagery seen by The Times confirmed that a blast that rocked the city of Isfahan on Monday struck the uranium …

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Yousef Nadarkhani

Who? If you haven’t heard of Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, then maybe we do need an inquiry into the mainstream media. Yousef is a Christian pastor in Iran. He has never been a Muslim. Yet he has been sentenced to death for apostasy on the basis that his ancestors were Muslims. From Melanie Phillips: The brutal regime …

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What Was Accomplished in Iraq

From Victor Davis Hanson at National Review Online: The truth about Iraq is that, for all the tragedy and the loss, the U.S. military performed a miracle. After nearly seven years, a constitutional government endures in that country. It is too often forgotten that all 23 of the writs for war passed by the Congress …

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