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Why are we still there?

Every time we listen to British politicians explaining why we are still in Afghanistan, we hear nonsense.  The idea that our being there protects us from being bombed in Britain was always weak, and completely meaningless once we heard suicide … Continue reading

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Two Israelis encountered

Twice, on a business trip to Israel many years ago, I met women who seemed to personify certain characteristics of that country. Both were in uniform, both were strikingly beautiful, but each one could not have been more different from … Continue reading

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