From Surrender Monkey to Oldest Ally

Published on Sunday, September 1, 2013 by Common Dreams [updated version]  by Reese Erlich France is our new hero. Just over 10 years ago that beleaguered country of fine wine and soft cheese was vilified for not supporting the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Now Secretary of State John Kerry praises France as “our oldest ally.”¹ … Read more

The Difference between a terrorist and a man who flies into a building

  The Difference Between a Terrorist  and Someone Who Flies a Plane Into a Building Posted on Mar 12, 2010 By Reese Erlich There seems to be some confusion about who are the real terrorists these days. Allow me to shed some light on the issue. John Patrick Bedell was angry at the totalitarian federal government … Read more

Good Dictators and Bad Dictators


Published on Thursday, September 1, 2011 by Perhaps you are confused by U.S. policy towards Middle East dictators. The U.S. supports some, denounces others and launches missiles to overthrow another. Having reported from the region for over 25 years, I can explain what might otherwise seem to be an inconsistent U.S. policy.Qaddafi was bad before … Read more


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