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Category Archives: Lebanon

At the Reagan Ranch

A helicopter churns above hills covered with oaks near Santa Barbara and descends into green pasture and lands a couple hundred yards from where a man watches, mounted on his horse. When whirling blades stop, he rides up and dismounts and takes off his cowboy hat as the door opens and a heavy man in […]

Also posted in Donald Trump, Impressionism, Ronald Reagan, Santa Barbara

Putin to Obama re Paris

This story is from the rousing campaign book “King Donald”

Also posted in Barack Obama, Beirut, Campaign 2016, Germany, Iraq, ISIS, Japan, Middle East, Paris, Ronald Reagan, Russia, Syria, Vladimir Putin, World War II

Saddam Comforts Americans

This story is from the collection “Echoes from Saddam Hussein”

Also posted in Bashar al-Assad, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Middle East, Nouri al-Maliki, Saddam Hussein, Syria

Israel in New Middle East

This story is from the collection “Obama on Edge”

Also posted in Eastern Europe, Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, Israel, Libya, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi, Palestine

Explosions and Elections in the Middle East

Several days ago Iraqi insurgents in Hilla detonated a massive car bomb scattering body parts and clothes onto a street puddled with blood.  About one hundred twenty people died and many more were wounded.  Most of the victims – typically – were unarmed, unprepared, and lightly guarded recruits for the army and police.  They were […]

Also posted in Afghanistan, Egypt, George W. Bush, Hosni Mubarak, Iraq, Middle East, Palestine, Syria, Yasser Arafat