Saudi Arabia Snubs Obama; Heads in a New Direction

Saudi Arabia Snubs Obama; Heads in a New Direction

Saudi Arabian leaders have, I believe, signaled that they have decided to go in a new direction to preserve their kingdom. Recent actions indicate where the Saudis are headed. Most informative was their “reception” for US President Obama when he landed in...
Israeli-Russian Warplanes in Near Confrontations?

Israeli-Russian Warplanes in Near Confrontations?

There have been reports of near-clashes between Israeli and Russian warplanes in the airspace over or near Syria. The first link reports that one such clash nearly occurred in the airspace near Latakia, Syria. The second link reports that Russian forces have actually...
My Daughter’s Surgery and My Blogging Schedule

My Daughter’s Surgery and My Blogging Schedule

This brief post is to let reader’s know that family circumstances may affect the length and frequency of my blog posts for a time. My 20-something daughter had to have surgery several days ago for early-onset endometriosis and removal of a bowel adhesion that...
Zika Virus Now Present in 30 American States

Zika Virus Now Present in 30 American States

These links report that the Zika virus is spreading into the USA more rapidly than originally thought. According to data released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Zika virus has now been confirmed in 30 American states. The first link reports that 672...