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Israel and the United States

July 6, 2014


Recently some friends returned from a trip to Israel to visit some of Christianity’s holiest places. It has become such a matter-of-fact or ordinary trip abroad for so many Americans that it got me to thinking. This is not a trip to the Bahamas to gamble a bit on the island of Nassau, or a […]

Overthrowing Governments

September 3, 2013


Recently some papers from the CIA were released providing details on the overthrow of a communist-leaning prime minister in Iran in 1953 in favor the friendlier Shah. The Shah was himself overthrown in 1979. Governing can be a dangerous profession. For old Iran-watchers, the new papers on the 1953 coup were not news, just another […]


January 5, 2010


Published  The Tuscaloosa News: Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 3:30 a.m. Last Modified: Saturday, January 2, 2010 at 8:47 p.m. Dear Editor: I have a simple suggestion to make with respect to ensuring the security of air travel against terrorists. The last successful hijacking of an aircraft of El Al, the national airline of Israel, […]