I am Spartacus … the Libyan edition

If this weren’t so serious, it would be absurd. Come to think of it, it is absurd. In an attempt to meet the One’s deadline of “days not weeks”,  Hillary Clinton, in a hastily called press conference, handed off command operations for the Libyan no-fly zone to NATO. What makes this all so absurd is the fact that everyone knows who is still really in charge. Everyone knows who Spartacus is. Read more

Who’s in charge here? (Part 2) – Germany pulls forces out of Mediterranean NATO presence

As a follow up to Jim’s post this morning, I’m kind of wondering why the United States media machine is not covering – at all it seems – the fact that Germany pulled forces out of NATO in fear they would be drawn into the conflict with Libya.

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Biden suggests Brussels, Belgium may be true “capital of the free world”

Even though we refer to Washington, D.C. as the capital of the free world, Vice President Joe Biden suggested Brussels – in Belgium – may well have claim to that title. But would Brussels still exist as a capital for not the allied forces in World War I and World War II?

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