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Another Soviet "combat brigade" in Central America?

Yes!  I finally remembered what the fuss about the alleged supersized Iranian embassy in Nicaragua reminded me of. Back in 1979, when Carter had sugar-plum visions of detente with Moscow, U.S. intelligence suddenly discovered a Soviet “combat brigade” in Cuba. … Continue reading

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A military dictatorship in Iran?

What if  two-thirds of President Obama’s cabinet came from the same white militia movement in Idaho? That seems to be the situation in Iran. Yesterday I wrote that Iran’s rulers were in no danger as long as the military and … Continue reading

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