A grim forecast about the Middle East, looking at Syria as an example, made by an expert.
Summary: Civil war is coming, as political violence inevitably escalates. It's another scary story of the kind we love so much! Before we panic, let's look at the facts. It's time for another thrilling doomster story. But today's scary tale is politically useful. Stand by for amnesia as our elites exploit our fear to stampede us … Continue reading Civil war is coming to America – our latest doomster story!
Summary: Islamic immigrants (and their descendants) are only 5% or so of Europe's population. But their numbers are rising fast due to their higher fertility and continued high rate of immigration. Here Dutch journalist and author Renzo Verwer shares his grim speculation about the future of Europe if this continues. Second post in this series. … Continue reading Is Europe sliding towards civil war?
Summary: Today Peter van Buren examines the madness that is the core of America's foreign policy -- our relationship to the Middle East. We have set the region afire, with consequences unknowable. Until we learn from our mistakes, we'll continue to make them. Second of 2 posts today. What If They Gave a War and … Continue reading Peter van Buren asks what the Middle East would look like if we hadn’t helped
Summary: Stratfor provides a status report on the Ukraine civil war, a festering boil in the heart of Europe and spark that hawks on both sides are using to restart the cold war. These conflicts usually end in diplomacy; that point seems far away. For Ukraine, a Grand Bargain Is Still Elusive Stratfor, 14 October … Continue reading Stratfor: a Grand Bargain remains elusive in Ukraine