Category Archives: Iraq

Victorians’ Secret: Trump, god-emperor of Afghanistan and Erik Prince (of thieves) as Viceroy

By ann summers Moscow (CNN) Money, the saying goes, can’t buy love. But $10,000 will buy you the perfect Donald Trump inauguration keepsake — a coin with the words “In Trump we trust.” It’s the handiwork of a Russian mining … Continue reading

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16,800 infidel vintages will perish for Lord Dampnut’s place in Hysterical pooch-screwing

By ann summers “…Trump, appears open to the clash-of-civilizations idea…” Steve Bannon, who has ascended in just months from relative obscurity to become one of President Trump’s most influential advisors, has said that Islam is “the most radical” religion in the … Continue reading

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Trump’s unpresidented overreaction after a next terrorist attack

Trump says he doesn’t need daily intelligence briefing because he’s “smart” https://t.co/x6EsLJeElR pic.twitter.com/xiFymeNJRu — HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) December 18, 2016 By ann summers Lacking any precedent for appreciating intelligence and relying on negotiating based on posture and force, Trump will for … Continue reading

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Michael Ware’s Only the Dead knows that the end of War documentaries are not snuff films

        By ann summers No one wants to see the explicit images of death and the dying, the actual rather than the Michael Bay cinematic explosions, and yet like the spectacular trainwreck of the 2016 elections season, … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Do Stupid Sh*t’ is not the Obama Doctrine because there is one

By ann summers   An important date in my lifetime was not an August 30 when I decided to blog regularly, but the red line moment for the Obama decision not to bomb the shit out of Syria over the use … Continue reading

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Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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What the Global War on Terrorism(sic) National Monument should embody

 By ann summers I wrote a very early story a couple of years ago on trying to think about a virtual or actual monument to this war and thought that even though we have ceased(sic) combat operations, that a national monument … Continue reading

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