Summary: Arousing fear has become not just an effective political tool but a good business in our increasingly gullible America. This post looks at one example from the many in today's news. An industry has grown to disseminate activists' scary stories. Like the candy industry it's big because we love their products although we know … Continue reading Are ISIS terrorists coming to America from a base in Mexico?
More about what might be the greatest threat to American sovereignty. At the end are links to other articles about our crisis to the south. "Mexico: The Struggle for Balance" By Scott Stewart, Stratfor, 6 April 2010 -- This report is republished with permission of STRATFOR. This week’s Geopolitical Intelligence Report provided a high-level assessment of the … Continue reading Strafor looks at Mexico: “The Struggle for Balance”
Another brilliant analysis from Stratfor, about (as Martin van Creveld foresaw two decades ago) one of the major threats to America. This is a another perspective to the recent articles about the "end of Mexico." At the end are links to other articles about Mexico. "Mexico and the Failed State Revisited" George Friedman, Stratfor, 6 … Continue reading Freidman of Stratfor writes about “Mexico and the Failed State Revisited”
The Dept of Justice has published an update on one of our longest wars, declared by President Nixon at a press conference on 17 June 1971 (more explicitly to Congress here). Only the War on Poverty (declared by LBJ on 8 January 1964) has run longer. (I have not found a date for first use … Continue reading National Drug Threat Assessment 2010
There are few if any foreign policy issues more serious for America than our relations to Mexico, and few foreign threats over which we have so little influence. "Mexico: The War with the Cartels in 2009", Scott Stewart and Alex Posey, Stratfor, 9 December 2009 -- Reposted with permission. Links to additional information appear at … Continue reading Stratfor looks at Mexico: The War with the Cartels in 2009