Former CIA agent of 20 years, turned historian, Dr. Michael Scheuer, recently discussed his views with Russia Today about America and the Muslim world. U.S. political leaders should absolutely heed what he had to say. The only disagreement I have with Scheuer is his view that the U.S. is inextricable in her feud with the Middle East. The U.S. and the West have the might to help … [Read more...] about Michael Scheuer on Russia Today about America and the Muslim World
With Egypt in turmoil and the U.S. officially "favoring" the protests (via Obama's indirect support), I've been scratching my head on what has happened to this once critical relationship. After the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Egypt changed strategy 180 degrees to embrace the United States. Egypt then struck a peace accord with Israel, a critical step for the U.S. strategy in that … [Read more...] about Egypt’s foreign aid, a poison pill? Another lesson?