Wednesday Night #1890
May 30, 2018, No Comments

While the world frets about the on-again-off-again summit with North Korea and the next moves against  Iran, and Canadi ...

North Korea 2017
December 23, 2017, 3 Comments

The Guardian: North Korea North Korea 2010-2016 From North Korea, With Dread Traveling to the world’s most isolate ...

Wednesday Night # 1829
March 29, 2017, No Comments

We are growing tired of saying (about the U.S.) “Just when we thought things could not get worse”, so this w ...

Canada Senate 2013 – 16
November 3, 2016, 1 Comment

Appointing independent senators: Leave the skepticism behind Peter Harder, the Representative of the Government in the S ...

Wednesday Night #1730
April 27, 2015, 2 Comments

So many sad anniversaries commemorated over the past few days. The centenary of the Armenian genocide was remembered aro ...

Year-end musings and predictions for 2015
January 5, 2015, No Comments

It is that time when every media outlet and pundit takes stock of the past year's events and/or makes predictions for th ...

Russia in 2014
December 30, 2014, 4 Comments

Aleksei Navalny, Putin Critic, Is Spared Prison in a Fraud Case, but His Brother Is Jailed (NYT) Hours after being spare ...

Syria 2013 – 2014
November 26, 2014, 8 Comments

Syria is the prototype place where it’s a proxy war for some regional powers. The camps, so to speak, are the regime i ...

Middle East & Arab World in 2013 – 2014
November 22, 2014, No Comments

Alastair Crooke You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia Why sho ...

Firearms, gun control and politics
September 22, 2014, 3 Comments

2014 10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down Fact-checking some of the gun lobby’s favorite arguments shows they’re full ...