With a little distance between us and the Charlie Hebdo killings, questions remain unanswered and are likely to remain so. These questions inspire conspiracy theories, which in turn trigger authority worshippers to dismiss anyone who asks legitimate questions as ‘right wing nut jobs’. The problem here is, as with Flight MH17, Flight MH370, the Sandy … Continue reading Charlie Hebdo: No Wonder There Are Conspiracy Theories
As Washington shut down for the holiday, US President Barack Inssein Obama said before leaving on a multi million dollar vacation in Hawaii that his government will take action if needed in South Sudan after American forces were attacked in the African country. As I monitor the situation in South Sudan, I may take further … Continue reading Obama’s Chistmas Gift: Another War
Syrian president Bashar Assad could be allowed a free pass to flee his country if it would end the bloodshed, David Cameron said today. The Prime Minister said he would do anything to get that man [Assad] out of the country but refused to offer Assad a safe haven in Britain. Mr Cameron is on … Continue reading I Would Do Anything To Get Assad Out Of Syria Says Cameron
We used to take the piss out of George W Bush when he talked about bringing Freeman Moxy to third world nations (Little Nicky refuses to call them developing nations because the more 2development aid” we pour into them the faster they hurtle back towards primeval savagery). Strangely a lot of terminally gullible people were … Continue reading Freeman Moxy courtesy of Obama and Cameron
Little Nicky’s foreign policy position has always been the same. Let other nations sort out their own affairs, no matter how much the west likes or dislikes the government / freedom fighters of that nation. Having reminded you of that here’s today’s item: Emergency teams this weekend searched for two Ugandan army helicopters feared to … Continue reading Another insurgency of bad English
The main political news from beyond the Eurozone crisis this week has centred on two stories. First is the continuing violence in Syria. While the west condems Assad as a butcher and a monster and yet continues to arm the rebels, Russia and China continue to block any UN inspired forced regime change. Elsewhere, Barack … Continue reading The Irony Of International Politics
Colonel Muammar “Mad Dog” Gadaffi was last seen heading out of Libya with his arse on fire, leaving no coherent government and a bunch of loyalist crazies vowing to fight to the death. Is that end of story for Libya, the latest chapter in The Arab Spring which so far has seen an inconclusive war … Continue reading Goodbye to the Mad Dog? Maybe Not.