The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Presenting “Unequivocal” Facts

July 03, 2018

Politicians and intelligence operatives always prefer to present vague, ambiguous and uncertain suppositions as unequivocal facts because people will be more likely to believe them. In the same week, according to NBC News, “Theresa May told British lawmakers that U.S. policy of separating...

How the Iraq War Gave Us Trump

April 10, 2017

From 2003 to 2017, the US went from sole global superpower to potential super-pariah. If you want to know where US President Donald Trump came from, if you want to trace the long winding road (or escalator) that brought him to the Oval Office, don’t look to reality TV or Twitter or even the...

The World This Week: A Terrible Tragedy Afflicts Aleppo

December 18, 2016

Aleppo marks a new low in the Middle East’s own version of the Thirty Years’ War where geopolitical rivalries are worsening horrific sectarian strife. In the September 25 edition of The World This Week, this author analyzed the reasons for the Syrian Civil War and called it a never-ending...