Did a wrong decision in 1952 put America on the wrong side in 1979 . . .

The whole theme behind my posts and commentary leading up to the Wednesday, February 23rd 49th Parallel Forum show “Were the wheels for 9/11 put in motion back in 1952?,” can best be summed up in two words: Unintended Consequences! The fact is that in 1952 under the code name Operation Ajax and, at the … Continue reading

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Unintended consequences: Like Vietnam which triggered the Six Day War, is the present day Mideast crisis an unintended consequence of U.S. policy regarding Iran?

In her book “Vietnam, Jews and the Middle East: Unintended Consequences,” Judith Klinghoffer contends that the Six Day War, which transformed the Middle East, split the left and gave birth to Neo-conservatism, was an unintended consequence of the Vietnam War. Her conclusions were based on the premise that in 1967 Moscow created the crisis in … Continue reading

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