America’s Cycles of Change

Trans-Atlantic relations have been embarrassed by US President Barack Obama’s petulant comments to The Atlantic magazine published on March 10 that British Prime Minister David Cameron and then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy failed to recognize the responsible role they needed to play in rebuilding Libya after toppling its longtime ruler Muammar Qadhafi with their air campaign in support of rebel forces in 2011. Obama’s comments were in fact perfectly true. But he neglected to note he had even more responsibility for the anarchic chaos that Libya has suffered since.

Bernie Sanders has reason to feel good heading into Tuesday’s primary elections. Not only did he stay alive and survive his anticipated stream of southern defeats by Hillary Clinton, he picked up a useful number of states of his own along the way and now he is poised to show his real strength in the big industrial states with collapsed economies that he knows should be his real source of strength.

Bernie Sanders has reason to feel good heading into Tuesday’s primary elections. Not only did he stay alive and survive his anticipated stream of southern defeats by Hillary Clinton, he picked up a useful number of states of his own along the way and now he is poised to show his real strength in the big industrial states with collapsed economies that he knows should be his real source of strength.

Death of the GOP

Mon, 07 March 2016

However outrageous he can be, Donald Trump intuitively “gets it.” He grasps several of the most important policies vital issues to revive America. If the GOP accepts Trump, it will be transformed. But if it rejects him, it will be destroyed as a national power forever.

Arab leaders concerned about the growing domestic and international drug trades threatening their countries should read very carefully the pattern of individual country reports in the US government’s International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) for 2016.