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A Seismic Geopolitical Shift Is Underway In South Asia

January 28, 2018 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ For the second time in two weeks, Iranian intelligence forces have seized consignments of weapons moving into Iran from Pakistan. In the first instance, Iran seized explosives and communications equipment allegedly belonging to a splinter group of the virulently anti-Shia Jundallah Islamic group, which operates in Pakistan and conducts attacks […]

Why Trump Is Right About Pakistan

January 4, 2018 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In his first Tweet of 2018, President Donald Trump highlighted the chronic Pakistani duplicity in regard to the war in Afghanistan: “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, […]

FBI: American Gestapo

December 20, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Any government agency with law enforcement and surveillance authority that uses those powers for political purposes is the definition of a secret police, no better than the Nazi Gestapo or the Soviet KGB. There is indeed probable cause to conclude, meaning indictable offenses, that employees of the Department of Justice […]

Turning Corners In Afghanistan

December 1, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In the latest issue of Foreign Policy journal, Paul McLeary quotes Gen. John Nicholson, head of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, who claims, that after 16 years of war, the United States and its Afghan partners “have turned the corner,” the “momentum is now with Afghan security forces,” and […]

Will Pakistan Be The Next Syria-like Battleground?

November 27, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ China is nervous. Over the last few months, the Chinese have encouraged and participated in talks between Iranian and Pakistani officials about the increasing tension along their joint border in Pakistan’s southwest province of Balochistan. The Chinese are concerned about their multi-billion-dollar investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which […]

Bergdahl Sentence – Obama Is Still Giving The Orders

November 6, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ It was a show trial, but not in the usual meaning of the term. Bowe Bergdahl was never meant to be punished. The trial was all for show. It was not, however, mismanagement or incompetence, but arguably deliberate. On the night of June 30, 2009, then Army Private First Class […]

Pakistan’s Permanent Jihadi Network

August 4, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ The United States, NATO and the Afghan government should not be trying to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table, but Pakistan. Located about 100 kilometers from the Afghanistan border in Kharan, Balochistan is one of the hundreds of outposts of Pakistan’s permanent jihadi network. Far lesser known than al-Qaeda […]

A New Afghanistan Strategy

July 26, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ For sixteen years the United States, NATO and the Afghan security forces have fought a war tactically in a strategic environment that made victory impossible. We have been fighting the wrong war. The war in Afghanistan is actually in Pakistan. Current American policy towards Pakistan is one based on extortion, […]

Balochistan: A Wider Strategic Context In The Afghanistan Debate

June 10, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Yes, the primary mission is still to protect the homeland by preventing Afghanistan from being used again as a safe haven for terrorists to attack the U.S. or our allies. And, yes, troop levels and the operational tempo have always been predicated on a single proposition, to buy enough time so […]

Pakistan Sees No Role For The U.S. In The Future Of Afghanistan

May 30, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Pakistan sees no role for the U.S. in the future of Afghanistan If you want to understand the foreign policy of Pakistan, look to the Pakistani military. If you want to understand the views of the Pakistani military, look to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and its new chief, Lieutenant General […]

Soros’ Pro-LGBTQ And Pro-Sharia Groups Join To Oppose Mark Green For Secretary Of The Army

April 26, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ The Pro-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) organization Human Rights Campaign vociferously opposes the confirmation of Mark Green for Secretary of the Army. Human Rights Campaign is funded by self-indicted Nazi-collaborator and demonstrably anti-American billionaire George Soros. “In a 1998 interview with CBS’ Steve Kroft, Soros admitted that he […]

Rogue Intelligence Agencies Remind Me Of The Kennedy Assassination

April 3, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ On December 22, 1963, one month after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, former President Harry S. Truman, who initially authorized the creation of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), wrote in the Washington Post: “I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations […]

Trump Surveillance: The Deep State Attempts A Head Fake

March 24, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Let the diversions and parsing of words begin. Take note of this British non-denial denial because you will see the same species of obfuscation being regularly produced at the U.S. political-media fake news farm. On March 16, 2017 Fox News Channel judicial analyst Judge Andrew P. Napolitano wrote: “Sources have […]

What Does It Mean To Discredit Radical Islamic Ideology?

March 20, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Many experts, genuine or self-proclaimed, assert that the battle against radical Islam will be won, not so much by killing its adherents, but by discrediting the ideology. That sounds profound indeed, yet, what exactly does it mean? Former Trump National Security Advisor retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn in his 2016 […]

Obama Is The Deep State’s Achilles Heel

March 6, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Want to drain the swamp? Expose Barack Obama, who he really is and the damage he has done. Let’s start with President Trump’s allegation that the Obama Administration wiretapped the Trump Tower in October of 2016. In summary, here is what we know. In June 2016, the Obama Administration, using […]

Iraqis Are “Offended” By Trump’s Temporary Refugee Ban?

January 30, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In foreign policy there is no such thing as gratitude, only interests. President Trump has signed an executive order temporarily suspending the entry of immigrants from Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Iran and Iraq to “protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals.” According to a Fox News […]

2nd Russian Hacking Report – Accusing Putin Of What Obama Is Doing

January 8, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ That is, trying to influence the election and its outcome. The report “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” released on January 6th by the Director of National Intelligence could be classified as “spam,” an irrelevant message sent over the Internet to large numbers of users for the […]

James Comey Makes The Government Safe For Corruption

July 7, 2016 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ It is times like this that words almost fail me, but, thinking about FBI Director James Comey, “coward,” “disgrace” and “cheap political hack” come to mind. Other words like “hypocrite” and “double standard” are, in this case, equally appropriate. The FBI investigated Hillary Clinton for alleged violations of U.S. Code […]

Muslims Don’t Assimilate, They Infiltrate

May 12, 2016 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Let us first, dispense with the pretense. Every notion we in the West have adopted in terms of dealing with Muslims, both individually and collectively, is wrong. It is a policy based more on political correctness than on rational analysis, more on a misunderstanding of culture than religion. The term […]

The 2016 Election For Dummies – Part 2

February 9, 2016 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ On August 5, 2015, I wrote: The two most important issues of the 2016 election are non-partisan. (1)    The federal government and the media are, as institutions, hopelessly corrupt. (2)    The United States has elections, but we no longer have representative government. None of the problems facing the country can […]

Obama Is Not Delusional; He Is Ideologically And Resolutely Anti-American

December 7, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Barack Hussein Obama is fond of telling Americans, “that’s not who we are,” when admonishing us about not agreeing with his policies. It is Obama and his fellow travelers, who are, in fact, “not who we are.” It is why many mistakenly describe his views as being delusional, basing their […]

The Political-Media Establishment Is The Enemy

November 30, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ The 2016 election is not a contest between the Democrat and Republican ideologies, nor is it a choice among various approaches to address the nation’s problems, but something far more fundamental. It is a battle between the entrenched power of the bipartisan political-media establishment versus the rights and liberties of […]

Requiem For The Republic Or Revolution?

October 31, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves – Abraham Lincoln Previously I thought, albeit a long shot, it could be possible to work within the current political-media system to affect positive change for the benefit […]

Benghazi Attack Meant To “Take Out” U.S. Control Of Arms Shipments?

October 26, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ A recently-released and heavily redacted copy of a Sept. 12, 2012, Defense Intelligence Agency memo to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, the White House National Security Council and the Joint Chiefs of Staff said “the attack was planned 10 or more days prior on approximately […]