The Furious Tenacity Of Irrational Statecraft, In A Video Vignette

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Ralph Peters illustrates by his wrath against it the necessity of Three Brothers Doctrine as well as the fierce tenacity and momentum of Boomers and their parents for USA foreign policy divorced from USA national interest…

Statecraft: VPOTUS Pence

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Update 1: The Conservative Tree House is a blog to appreciate and by which to be improved.  The author is anonymous so far as I can tell.  However, he or she…

Answer The Question Of Statecraft, Ye Academics!

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, Dr. Bruce Thornton at Hoover Institution writes lucidly reviewing a volume of essays, collected and published posthumously, by the celebrated John Barrett Kelly.  I commented: So the first goal of a reinsertion, now devoid of conventional assumptions, which are delusional, of American/European (aka Christian)…

Statecraft

RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, By Prozac: In other words, talk is accomplishment, prattle is action, nattering is engagement. By Several Writers | The New York Times By Bernard Gwertzman | Council on Foreign Relations By Mark Landler | The New York Times By Robert Marquand |…

Some Considerations Of Military Operations And Statecraft In The Middle East

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Update 16JAN17 Something is afoot in MENA, a new alignment is forming, comprising Israel, Saud, Egypt and Jordan, that I can see so far. Not sure how it builds out, but I…

Prestige

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT On page 156 of his treatise on national sovereignty and intelligence, Advice to War Presidents: A Remedial Course in Statecraft — a treatise directed at the Administration of POTUS George W.…

Theological Ground Of National Sovereignty

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT National sovereignty is a sweet fruit tree who grows in the rich, blood-soaked soil of freedom by imbibing the power of rivers and rains.  The alluvial wealth that is freedom descends…

An Historic Opportunity Right Now In Syria

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT An historic opportunity exists in and about Syria for USA to ease her own burden in the Middle East, relax relations with Russia and quieten the Middle East itself. USA has…

The East Is West

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT In a post titled Columbus Day / USA Grand Design For The Middle East, I mentioned that USA has a grand strategic objective but no primary grand strategic interests in the Middle…

USA Strategic Objectives In MENA

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT I have danced, frequently, with the question of USA national strategic interests and USA grand national strategic objective, to include especially on the floor of the dance hall of USA national…

Courageously Magnanimous In Victory

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT War’s very purpose is victory.  …  There is no substitute for victory. General of the Army Douglas MacArthur Regrettably, GOA MacArthur felt compelled to issue that advice.  He should not have…

The Totalitarian Ambition

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT IMHO, the most significant and impelling fact to emerge inside the predictable flooding of Houston this past week is that authorities and officials requested and welcomed voluntary citizen assistance, with their equipment, comprising…

Who Are These People?

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Who are these people? Hinderaker yesterday: If the Republicans stop reading the Washington Post and the New York Times and get on with the business of governing, the Democrats have no…

POTUS Trump’s Speech On Pakistan

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT 4K is a BCT equivalent, I would guess Light Infantry or Stryker (INF or CAV).  Or, a mix of SOF units to approximate that 4K number. Loosening the ROEs is the…

Economic Slavery And Political Subversion

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT POTUS Trump grasps the economic slavery of Americans and America and is moving to eliminate that, thankfully, as Sundance so capably describes (also here and here).  As best I can see, POTUS Trump…

Freedom In Sovereignty

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Good and strong words from a plain man whose call sign is not Mad Dog but Chaos.  Yet, the statement is tactical only, not strategic and has not been backed up,…