The Two Churchills And The World's "Collective Munchausen Syndrome"

"Stop trying to be Winston Churchill... instead of identifying strategies for debate and discussion which elevate us while they demean and debase our opponents, instead of making every matter existential, instead of choosing grand rhetoric, instead be the most independent, extraordinary, true version of who you are."

Did The Putin/Assad Meeting Cement The End Of America's Mid-East Dominance?

"Putin will offer Trump a way to save face for the U.S. while laying all the blame on Obama, Clinton, McCain and the rest of them.  If you don’t think this ties into Robert Mueller’s ‘Russia-Gate’ investigation run amok, you aren’t paying attention... But, I expect, everything about the U.S. political scene is about to change radically. "

All The Old World Systems Are Being Deliberately Torn Down

"America has enjoyed another period of relative calm and most citizens have grown rather used to the idea that this calm is somehow the norm. However, it is becoming ever more clear that another shock to the system is coming, this time through domestic AND international events, and some of the old world structures we are used to seeing may not exist afterwards."

The Saudi System And Why Its Change May Fail

"The Saudi response to the competition of the Iranian system is a move towards more authoritarian rule. This is hoped to allow for more agile policies and responses. But the move breaks the traditional ruling system. It removes the sensible impediments to impulsive foreign policies. It creates the conditions for its very failure."