Monthly Archives: January 2010

Afghanistan: Village by village

An important element of U.S. strategy to stabilize Afghanistan and contain and preempt the Taliban is the empowerment of village militia in their own defense. I wrote about the virtue of this approach in November in http://tinyurl.com/ybmbfv3 in the context … Continue reading

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The U.S. dollar and the SDR as international reserve currencies

My latest article on the U.S. dollar’s role as an international reserve currency and the SDR has just been published in the latest Cayman Financial Review (Jan 2010):  http://www.compasscayman.com/cfr/2010/01/05/Do-we-need-a-new-global-currency-/   

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Post Scripts on Yemen

Correctly assessing the enemy’s motives is essential to combating him effectively. If radical Muslim fundamentalists hate American freedom, etc., they are at war with us in our homeland and we would be in a very different situation requiring a very … Continue reading

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Is Yemen Next?

  With the benefit of hindsight after eight years of war in Afghanistan and almost seven years of war in Iraq, hundreds of billions of dollars gone up in smoke (per year), and the loss of thousands of American and … Continue reading

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