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The Lukewarm War: Part Two

Last month, I argued that we are in a Lukewarm War that is getting hotter by the moment. Those moments keep coming faster.

North Korea launched a missile directly over our ally Japan. That was a reckless, impermissible act. Then it got worse; North Korea announced it had tested a Hydrogen Bomb. In a month or a year they could top one of their ICBMs with a thermonuclear device. Kim Jong Ill isn’t bluffing anymore.

There are many other troubled spots on the globe. Our tit-for-tat diplomatic imbroglio with Russia keeps getting worse. NATO sweats every time Trump tweets. Putin rubs his hands with glee as our president does his job of destabilizing Europe for him. read more

The Lukewarm War: Part One

The world is in the throes of a Lukewarm War. And it is getting warmer every day. As I write these words, North Korea rattles a nuclear saber, and we meet their rants with our own. The peace of the globe hangs on the brink of that distant peninsula.

But there are many places in the world today that are one incident away from igniting the Lukewarm War into a hot one. A Russian plane shoots down an American one in Syria. Ukrainian rebels launch an attack towards Kiev. America responds….

Iran, infuriated by the Israeli response to the attack on the Temple Mount, decides it time to teach that state, which they’d love to destroy, a lesson. They launch some of their own missiles, which they’ve been testing and perfecting lately. Tel Aviv gets hit. Israel strikes back…. read more