Internet’s Impacts

Like any power tool, the Internet can help or hurt us. We need to learns new skills to master it! This category has case studies of the geopolitical incidents aflame on the Internet, and the net results.

Three blind men examine the Iraq Elephant

First in another series of Iraq situation reports. As with the fable about the blind men and the elephant (look here for several versions), we can look at Iraq from different perspectives.  Each gives different insights. One day, a rajah’s son asked, “Father, what is reality?” “An excellent question, my son.  Come, we will go …

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Will Israel commit suicide? More rumors of a strike at Iran

America has made many geopolitical mistakes, some very serious.  Nothing critical for a superpower, so long as we do not make too many. Israel operates far closer to the edge.   Small, geographically and economically vulnerable, surrounded by enemies, and heir to millennia of western antisemitism (Passages from Luther’s On the Jews and Their Lies could be read with applause at …

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