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The Conflict over Iran’s Nuclear Program Update

On December 29th, I cataloged several incidents that occurred during the past two years, indicating that a covert war between the West (including Israel) and Iran was well underway. In recent days, several prominent American defense officials have begun signaling that the conflict … Continue reading

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Top 10 Predictions for 2012

Last year, I started this blog with my top 10 predictions for 2011. I also polled readers on these same predictions. At the end of the year, my accuracy rate was 40%, while my readers were right 50% of the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Predictions for 2011: Results

At the beginning of 2011, my first blog post covered my top 10 predictions for 2011. Since I like to hold myself accountable for things I wrote in the past, now is the time I assess how I (and my readers) did. … Continue reading

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The Conflict over Iran’s Nuclear Program Continues

On December 20th, I cataloged several incidents that occurred during the past two years, indicating that a covert war between the West (including Israel) and Iran was well underway. In recent days, several prominent American defense officials have begun signaling that the conflict … Continue reading

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Covert Effort to Destroy Iran’s Nuclear Program Continues: Part II

On December 5th, I catalogued several incidents that occurred during the past two years, indicating that a covert war between the West (including Israel) and Iran was well underway. In recent days, several prominent American defense officials have begun signaling that the conflict … Continue reading

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Iran One Year Away from Assembling Nuclear Device

Tonight 60 Minutes aired an interview with U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta. In that interview, the Secretary of Defense made several important and provocative statements. These statements include: The fact that there have been efforts to disrupt the Iranian nuclear program … Continue reading

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American Stealth Drone Crashes in Iran

It seems Iranian claims that an American drone crashed on its territory are true. Not only was the drone in question an American one, but also it had highly sophisticated stealth technology. According to The New York Times, the drone crashed in Iran … Continue reading

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Covert Effort to Destroy Iran’s Nuclear Program Continues

“Everything that [GOP presidential candidate] Mitt  Romney said we should be doing–tough sanctions, covert action and  pressuring the international community  — are all of the things we are  actually doing.” — unnamed senior Obama administration official In recent months there … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich Won the Republican Debate

Newt Gingrich won the debate hands down. No one else was even close. He was honest and pragmatic on immigration, recognizing the tough reality that a percentage of the eleven million illegal immigrants have been living and contributing to American … Continue reading

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Republicans Should Beware Obama’s Advantage on National Defense

With the unemployment rate above 8% for the last 33 consecutive months, it is little surprise that the President’s job approval is only at 43%. An early October Gallup poll found 46% of respondents would vote for a generic GOP candidate … Continue reading

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