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As I sat here this morning reading the news online, I read a two-sentence graph reporting that Egypt had allowed two Iranian warships to pass through the Suez Canal, the first time that had happened in three decades and cause for concern for Israel. The New York Times said the ships were on their way […]

Freelancers fill vacuum in Egypt

With the chaos in Egypt continuing at the top of the news, I recall the Persian Gulf War in 1990-1991, when the United States and its allies responded to Saddam Hussein’s invasion of oil-rich Kuwait. That ended with a several-day assault on Iraq that destroyed much of its infrastructure and ended with the slaughter of […]