Syria’s fateful centenary.

While the sun shone through the clouds of London, it remained bitterly cold, though unseasonably dry. It was November 23, 1915. Into the Foreign Office strode François Georges-Picot, a seasoned twenty-year diplomat, and fresh off of his assignment as Consul-General…Continue Reading →

Need in a land of Plenty.

What is currency? It is imaginary little numbers in computers and printed on pieces of paper that determine how a society allocates its resources. Currently, America has more empty houses than it has homeless people. America grows much more food…Continue Reading →