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This Stinks To High Heaven.

by Daniel Russ on September 10, 2013

          First of all, no one here really knows what is going on over there.       Let’s begin this by admitting that Americans are about the least informed and the most misinformed citizens in the industrialized world. Most Americans couldn’t find Syria on a map with two hands and […]

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John Cleese On The Syrian Crisis

by Daniel Russ on September 2, 2013

  “The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when […]

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Syria In A Nutshell.

August 31, 2013
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    Save Related Posts:This Stinks To High Heaven.John Cleese On The Syrian CrisisThe Tangled Web That Is The Syrian Crisis.The S-300.The Day The Passengers Had To Pick Up The Bill.

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The Tangled Web That Is The Syrian Crisis.

June 25, 2013

    The foreign press has done a good job of covering the Syrian Crisis with equanimity.  NPR and the New York Times have as well. The main broadcast syndicates, ABC, CBS and NBC have also done a good job in print. The coverage is important here because this is box of kindling that could […]

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The S-300.

May 23, 2013

 You Know You Have Created A Great Weapon When You Have To Create An Inflatable Dummy Of It.     I usually don’t talk about current events on CMIG. After a few years all the opinions evanesce, having laid on events so old and unclear. But every once in a while a gambit is played […]

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The Day The Passengers Had To Pick Up The Bill.

September 18, 2012

  OK, so this is a first I believe in aviation history. So earlier this month an Air France flight from Paris to Beirut, Lebanon had to be diverted to Damascus, Suria.   Turns out that France had imposed sanctions on Syria because of the internecine fighting and the apparent crimes of the Assad government. […]

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