A predominantly one-topic blog: how is it that the most imminent and lethal implication for humankind - the fact that the doctrine of "Mutually Assured Destruction" will not work with Iran - is not being discussed in our media? Until it is recognized that MAD is dead, the Iranian threat will be treated as a threat only to Israel and not as the global threat which it in fact is.
A blog by Mladen Andrijasevic
Friday, January 1, 2016
Donald Trump, ISIS and the Coming Not So Good Year
Global View Columnist Bret Stephens goes solo on Donald Trump, ISIS and the coming not so good year.
I fear that 2016 is going to be the most dangerous year that we
will likely live through since ... is it
2001, no it is not 2001, since maybe 1979, no maybe you'd have to go back even
further than that, and why is that? Maybe
this ties the two segments of this show together. First of all, because our
enemies whether they're in the Kremlin, or in Tehran, or in eastern Syria, or
in Beijing understand that for 13 more months or I should say 12 months and 29
days but who's counting ... for 13 more
months they have a self- infatuated
weakling in the White House named Barak Obama who is not seriously going to oppose their
ambitions, their ambitions to flout a nuclear agreement, in the case of Iran, their
ambitions to extend the reach of terror in the case of ISIS, their ambitions to
consolidate their gains in Ukraine in the case of Russia or their ambitions to
make further claims on their neighbors’ territorial waters in the case of China.
I made exactly the same point about Rubio and Trump using the same graphics on Dec 12: