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The Missing Peace

The idea of peace can be somewhat vague. It depends on who you ask. Some people have small visions of peace while others have a grander scheme of how the … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 15 Comments

Indiscretions Qualify McGurk for Diplomacy

Brett McGurk, the former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Iraq and Afghanistan, National Security Council and Obama’s pick to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, is facing more … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Who’s Jerkin’ McGurk Now?

According to the latest from Foreign Policy and today’s resignation at the Wall Street Journal, Brett McGurk’s problems are growing, kind of like Pinocchio’s nose. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) is the latest in a group of … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Brett McGurk; Embarrass-ador to Iraq

Former national security staffer under President George W. Bush, and now Obama’s nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Brett McGurk is getting a little press, unfortunately I believe he may have negotiated a “lesser … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Blood On Your Hands

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has written a new book called, “It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership.” Many people believe Mr. Powell knows much more – regarding … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment