Yoda: Iran Has a Future – Her Name is Elham Hassanzadeh

yoda with light saberThe Woman Shaping Iran’s Oil Future

Can Elham Hassanzadeh get Iran’s oil flowing again?

Peter Waldman, Bloomberg Businessweek

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Jan 15

Robert Steele: An American Grand Strategy

Robert David Steele Vivas

Robert David Steele Vivas

A Notional Grand Strategy – Evidence-Based, Affordable, Balanced, Flexible

November 4, 2015   Robert Steele

NOTE: The below essay started out to answer the question, “does the U.S. Army need to be able to fight a conventional war with China and/or Russia outside the USA?” The answer is no. How I got to that answer should inspire a conversation. I include a concept for getting Congress to go along with radical change by making such change job and revenue neutral from district to district.

Short URL: http://tinyurl.com/2016-Grand-Strategy

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Oct 31

Chuck Spinney: US-Iran Strategic Convergence?

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

Refugee Flows: a Grand Strategic Weapon of Mass Destruction

by FRANKLIN SPINNEY, Counterpunch, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

EXTRACT

Pro-Israeli American neocons, who promoted the invasion of Iraq and the toppling of the Assad regime, may well think that Israel is the prime strategic beneficiary of the breakup of Iraq and Syria.  However, the reality is that Israel is now faced with the spectre of horrendous and unending blowback over the long term at the more decisive grand strategic level of conflict.

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Sep 12