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Libya – Scylla And Charybdis Redux

March 22, 2011 by


The modern day reference for this old saying, Scylla and Charybdis, is that you are caught between a rock and a hard place, but I prefer to use the original term from Greek Mythology: Odysseus had to pass through the narrow Straits of Messina between Sicily and Calabria. There were two monsters guarding the Straits. […]

Rushing Into Libya To Do What They Know Not

March 22, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt France, Britain and the US seem to have blundered into a war without thinking through what they will have to do to end it – and how some will now betray them: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Monday likened the U.N. Security Council resolution supporting military action in Libya to medieval calls […]