Month: June 2012

Syria downs Turkish F4. Watch this space

What happened? Syria has shot down a Turkish Phantom aircraft, just inside Syrian territorial waters. A report in the Boston Globe   says the Turkish aircraft was about a half a mile inside Syrian airspace. A bit quick on the…

What do you think?

An idea for the cover of my forthcoming eBook I’m busy writing an eBook at the moment, hopefully ready for self-publication on Amazon, Kindle format, in a month.  All I need to do is finish it! Something of a first…

Russians Play Roulette in Syria

  What’s the new game? Same as the old game. We are being fooled again*                                        *apologies to The Who  Vladi in…

Syria. Why no intervention by NATO?

It’s all the fault of the former colonial power ( for once not the UK) Why is Turkey getting involved in all this? You can understand Russia’s position, but the Chinese stance? Before a taking a look at what’s behind…

NATO to overthrow Assad of Syria?

An unfinished revolution in Egypt, civil war in Syria and Iran seeking WMD  Around the Right-Wing, Neo-Con world, the cry arises ‘why doesn’t somebody do something about the situation in Syria?’ By ‘somebody’, people have President Obama in mind even if…

All the Presidents are Men

So, you want to be President of America do you?   In the run up to the American November Presidential elections it’s amusingly distracting to put the  actual policies of the candidates to one side, always provided you can determine…