Libya

Preparing De Facto Those USA Interment Camps

UST WHEN YOU THINK LIFE is already coming at you at breakneck blistering speed, and you can't possibly grab, grip, or grapple with any more Beckspeak for the moment, something or someone else roars in to ramp up the gulag guzzle a few more notches (not that we don't need every hook and handle to help snatch this wobbling nation back from the claws of the death vultures). But every day a new crisis rodeo. Every hour five or six new opinions render us into helpless participants trapped inside this culture-jamming information box nicking us for energy bent on how...

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Bang Bang, Now Quiet Down

QA'DAFFI IN BRISK FLOWING ROBES with Scandanavian joy nurses wrapped around his arm? Libya in ruins, or not? Pirates of the high seas with an "all gain no pain" boating lifestyle? Boom boom Pakistan's cesspool of a nation demanding more jizra? Another moonlight sonata serving us up another round of International madness, et cetera... For my entire life, which began in 1945, the west has allowed itself to be bullied by the tin pots of the world. Every oil field we've developed has been nationalized. Every technology we've developed has been given away. Every intellectual property has been stolen. And...


Swiss Involved In Nuclear Shenanigans

ITHOUT FANFARE the genial President of Switzerland stepped to a podium in Bern last May and read a statement confirming rumors that had swirled through the capital for months. The government, he acknowledged, had indeed destroyed a huge trove of computer files and other material documenting the business dealings of a family of Swiss engineers suspected of helping smuggle nuclear technology to Libya and Iran. The files were of particular interest not only to Swiss prosecutors but to international atomic inspectors working to unwind the activities of Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani bomb pioneer-turned-nuclear black marketeer. The Swiss engineers, Friedrich...


Qadaffi Warns Iran

UST WHEN I'd begun to think the whole world had gone flipping mad with regard to realities on the ground, here's a splash of fresh water across the face from a former wild child on the world stage. It's about time. It has been reported this week that the somewhat reformed Libyan leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi has suggested that Iran risks the same fate as Saddam Hussein’s Iraq in its protracted confrontation with the West over its nuclear program and is too weak to meet the challenges it faces alone. “What Iran is doing is pure vanity,” Colonel Qaddafi said...