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28 Articles: a guide to a successful insurgency against America

… or “What if bin Laden were smart, like Dr. No or Ernest Blofeld?” Summary Al Qaeda has not yet defeated us, to some extent because they are dumb as rocks. That is good, because so are we. Unfortunately, #1 could change at any time. Background Information For those of you who are not James …

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The Future of America – Why wait? Read tomorrow’s news … today! (part 2)

Summary:  Part two of four part series.   Here is part one, part three, and part four. Forecast #3: the death of the US Constitution The Constitution was originally designed to specify the duties for each of America’s three branches and to limit their powers. Its ability to do the latter function has faded rapidly since the New Deal. …

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Forecasts – Why wait? Read tomorrow’s news … today! (part I)

Summary:  Part one of a four part series.  Here is part two, part three, and part four. Expect more successful Al-Qa’ida operations, of increasing sophistication Rise of the Petro-Empires! Forecast #1: Expect more successful Al-Qa’ida operations, of increasing sophistication It’s easy to scorn Al-Qa’ida as bit players on the global stage, inflated by western Governments for …

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Forecasts for the American Expedition to Iraq – the Sequel

Also, Introducing the New Kingmaker in American Politics! What comes next in Iraq? Here are some straight-line extrapolations.  Let’s move beyond the obvious good bets: collapse of the current government structure in Iraq, civil war, and continued slow erosion of US popular support. All these were discussed at length in my November 30 Forecasts. What’s …

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Lessons Learned from the American Expedition to Iraq

The mainstream media remains focused on assigning blame for the war, with occasional reports on current events and discussions of exit strategies.  Let’s attempt to see the bigger picture. Defeat seems the appropriate description for the American expedition to Iraq. Consider the cost!  Hundreds of billions of dollars spent, all in effect borrowed from Asia.  …

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