Aug. 9–Like Odysseus, sailing between Scylla and Charybdis on his long voyage home following the Trojan War, we are faced with a stark choice in this Presidential election year. Unlike Odysseus, we do not have the option of sailing between the two candidates; and unlike the Greek hero, who lost […]
Russia Invites NATO Officials to Conference in Moscow
On Aug. 1 Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov announced that military officials from NATO have been invited to a September meeting in Moscow to discuss the military-political situation in Europe, Sputnik reported. The issue of preventing any incidents in the air or on the sea is high on the […]
Middle East Cockpit at a Turning Point?
In what some are defining as a turning point in the war in Syria, the Syrian army, backed by Russian air power, has completed the encirclement of Aleppo, to cut off supply lines to the terrorist groups who have been entrenched in the eastern part of the city since 2012. […]
The Fight for Glass-Steagall Roars Back; Wall Street Trembles
by Harmony July 31—All it took was the inclusion of a call for a return to Glass-Steagall banking separation in both the Republican and Democratic Party platforms, and Wall Street was off and running in a way we haven’t seen since the Summer of 2013. At that point, the Return […]