Tag Archives: Battle for Tikrit

America Finally Steps Back

Things became clear last week – Iran, our enemy, has been fighting ISIS – those Sunni madmen – for us. They’re going at them in both Syria and in Iraq, and we can live with that. Someone has to do … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, Regional War in the Middle East | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Final Fine Mess

It seems we’ve lost Luke Skywalker’s home planet: Tataouine, the town in Tunisia where George Lucas filmed parts of Star Wars, has become embroiled in the country’s unrest with Isis. The town’s simple domed structures became iconic after they were used … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Middle East at War, Proxy Wars | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment