- October 13, 2011
After so many years of threats and sabre-rattling, is the United States trying to provoke Saudi Arabia into a war against Iran? If so, it must be truly desperate, because this supposed plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador is so wildly implausible that it really makes no sense at all.
First, allow me to laugh at Barack Obama’s outraged description of the plot as a “flagrant violation of international law”.
There, I’ve got that out of the way so let’s move on with a simple cui bono. Why would Iran want to...
- July 05, 2011
Yesterday’s unveiling of a statue of Ronald Reagan in Grosvenor Square is not so much a tribute to the ‘Special Relationship’ as it is a reminder of the almost total absence of anything resembling a moral compass amongst the political elites on either side of the Atlantic.
There is no other explanation for the posthumous glorification...
- May 08, 2011
Amazing what shooting an unarmed man in his pyjamas in the face can do to a US president’s public image. In the eyes of the media, any doubts or reservations regarding the masculinity of Barack Obama have now been resolved by the Abbottabad operation.
The ‘professorial’ former community leader from Chicago with the dancer’s physique...
- April 08, 2011
The Obama administration’s announcement that the alleged ‘9/11 mastermind’ Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-conspirators will be tried by a military commission in Guantanamo Bay rather than in a New York federal court is not good news, but nor is it very surprising Obama’s Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr has blamed the Republican-dominated Congress...