conflict

THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN FEUD ENDURES (…as common sense efforts for peace fade away) For nearly three quarters of a century now the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has defied all attempts at resolving it. The primary cause for that failure being neither party to

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THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR… (…is becoming another Humpty Dumpty case never to be put back together again) Civil wars are anything but…civil…these have instead always been the bloodiest and most destructive of all forms of conflict throughout human history. Syria

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IN THE CONTINUUM OF HUMAN AFFAIRS… (…it’s that constant seesaw between cultural progression and cultural regression which causes conflicts) The world’s condition today seems to be one of never-ending economic, cultural, and political conflicts and upheavals of one kind or

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REVERSING THAT TSUNAMI OF DESPERATION (by doing what should have been done at the very beginning…) It’s time to quit the diplomatic pussyfooting around with the Syrian situation, which is the main cause of the massive migrant and refugee flood

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ONCE AGAIN THEY’RE BOTH RIDING THAT CAROUSEL (…of Assinus Assinum Fricat…) As that old Latin expression put it several millennia ago…one stupid ass irritates another stupid ass…the wrong way. For almost three quarters of a century the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has

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WHY NEITHER E.T.…NOR ANY OF HIS KIN HAVE EVER COME BACK… (…our planet may no longer be the most attractive destination to visit…) It’s an irony of ironies that at this time of the year…when we pause to give lip

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PEACE ON EARTH AND GOODWILL FOR ALL… (…depends a lot upon who really wants it) It’s that time of the year when most of us, Christian or otherwise, consider setting aside the frazzles and hassles of daily life as a

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IF  SYRIA ISN’T A FAILED STATE… (…what is?) The chaos and slaughter in Syria continues unabated. As for the international community, by and large, it continues to sit vulture-like on the sidelines, watching and waiting to see what part of

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