Tag Archives: Syria

The (Bad) Boys’ Club

“Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.” That is a quote from a March 1776 letter Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John. I’m not sure that is completely true, but it seems to me that all the world’s current tyrants and wannabe tyrants are male. If you, like the majority of my readers, is an American you can do something about not allowing the membership of the club to grow.

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14 ?

Timestamp: Saturday evening.

If you will accept my counting Palestine (I have to give Gaza a name) and Yemen as countries, as of this writing fourteen counties are to some degree involved in the current conflict in the Middle East. They are: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, The UK, The USA and Yemen.
Some are more involved than others. My list is based on open source information. How many countries, if any, did I miss? Are there any other(s) who are involved but their involvement is not publically known?

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Progressive Sweeping LVII

When I go back-to-back with this format it usually indicates that a lot of bad things have happened in American politics or I’ve avoided it for a bit. In this case it is a little of both.

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