Now Egypt joins the air fight against Islamic State – in Libya

Everything old is new again.

Egypt goes kinetic against ISIS in Derna, Libya on 16 Feb. (Image via Twitter)
Egypt goes kinetic against ISIS in Derna, Libya on 16 Feb. (Image via Twitter)

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Imams inciting anti-Semitism: Free speech at the crossroads

Baby and bath water.

 

Safe zone.
Safe zone.

New post up at Liberty Unyielding.  Enjoy!

Chinese warship arrives off Syria

Your father’s international order, nowhere in sight.

 

Chinese frigate Yancheng, thrilling the ladies in Cyprus. (Reuters photo.)
Chinese frigate Yancheng, thrilling the ladies in Cyprus. (Reuters photo.)

How many warships does it take to remove chemical weapons from Syria?  One more this week than it took last week, apparently.  If you’re a big, important country with a big, important navy, you want to be involved in the good-citizenship exercise in Syria.

A 31 December deadline for getting some of the chemical stockpile to waiting ships in Latakia was missed, as readers will remember.  But it looks like Continue reading “Chinese warship arrives off Syria”

Britain taking lead on Syria?

Backing into a maelstrom?

One of these days, the mainstream media will catch up with reality and start reporting things as they are.  In the Libya intervention in 2011, the United States “led from behind” – France and Britain being the leaders out front – as a non-hostile kinetic military action sort of developed.  Reporters and pundits might have learned from that event that the capitals to watch are those of Europe.  They didn’t; but such appears to be the case again.

Britain, France

One watches Obama in vain.  But according to foreign media, if one is watching David Cameron, one is seeing things actually happen. Continue reading “Britain taking lead on Syria?”