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The John Batchelor Show

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Episodes

  • During the Northern Song Dynasty: The Birth of the West: 2 of 6: Rome, Germany, France, and the Creation of Europe in the Tenth Century by Paul Collins.

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Pope Sylvester II and the Devil in an illustration of c. 1460.  Pope Sylvester II or Silvester II (c.  946 – 12 May 1003) was Pope from 2 April 999 to his death in 1003. Originally known as Gerbert of Aurillac (Latin: Gerbertus Aureliacensis or de Aurillac; French: Gerbert d'Aurillac),[n 1] he was a prolific scholar and teacher.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow During the Northern Song Dynasty: The Birth...more

  • During the Northern Song Dynasty: The Birth of the West: 1 of 6: Rome, Germany, France, and the Creation of Europe in the Tenth Century by Paul Collins.

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Jean-Paul Laurens, Le Pape Formose et Étienne VII ("Pope Formosus and Stephen VII"), 1870.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow During the Northern Song Dynasty: The Birth of the West: 1 of 6: Rome, Germany, France, and the Creation of Europe in the Tenth Century by Paul Collins. https://www.amazon.com/Birth-West-Germany-Creation-Century/dp/1610393686/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526870390...more

  • Jimmy Walker steals the scenes: City of Ambition: 2 of 2: FDR, LaGuardia, and the Making of Modern New York by Mason B. Williams

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: USS Los Angeles (ZR-3) flying over southern Manhattan Island, New York City (USA), 1930. Date 1930 Source U.S. Naval Historical Center, Photo #: NH 944 [1] Author USN) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Jimmy Walker steals the scenes: City of Ambition: 2 of 2: FDR, LaGuardia, and the Making of Modern New York by Mason B. Williams https://www.amazon.com/City-Ambition-Guardia-Making-Modern/dp/0393066916/ref=m...more

  • Jimmy Walker steals the scenes: City of Ambition: 1 of 2: FDR, LaGuardia, and the Making of Modern New York by Mason B. Williams

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Jimmy Walker steals the scenes: City of Ambition: 2 of 2: FDR, LaGuardia, and the Making of Modern New York by Mason B. Williams) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Jimmy Walker steals the scenes: City of Ambition: 1 of 2: FDR, LaGuardia, and the Making of Modern New York by Mason B. Williams https://www.amazon.com/City-Ambition-Guardia-Making-Modern/dp/0393066916/ref=mthardcover?encoding=UTF8&me= T...more

  • The doomed: Mission to Paris: 2 of 2: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 12) by Alan Furst.

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Français : René Le Bègue, deuxième du Critérium Paris-Nice 1938, sur Talbot (épreuve de vitesse-freinage). Date 8 November 2017 Source L'Automobile sur la Côte d'azur, août 1938 Author L'Automobile sur la Côte d'azur) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The doomed: Mission to Paris: 2 of 2: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 12) by Alan Furst. Review “This is the romantic Paris to make a tourist we...more

  • The doomed: Mission to Paris: 1 of 2: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 12) by Alan Furst.

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Autres noms Pierre-Albert Marquet; Pierre Léopold Albert Marquet Description peintre et écrivain français Date de naissance/décès 27 mars 1875 13 juin 1947 Lieu de naissance/décès Bordeaux Paris) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The doomed: Mission to Paris: 1 of 2: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 12) by Alan Furst. Review “This is the romantic Paris to make a tourist weep … The brilliant historical flourish...more

  • An Old Cold War Mole: Circle of Treason: 2 of 2: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Replacement of the mailbox used by Ames: a horizontal chalk mark above the USPS logo would signal a needed meeting. Garfield St and Garfield Terrace NW. Original in the Spy Museum.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An Old Cold War Mole: Circle of Treason: 2 of 2: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Treason-Accoun...more

  • An Old Cold War Mole: Circle of Treason: 1 of 2: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A young Aldrich Ames in the 1958 McLean High School yearbook ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An Old Cold War Mole: Circle of Treason: 1 of 2:  A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandra Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Treason-Account-Traitor-Betrayed/dp/1591143969/ref=laB009ZZMNT21_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526867586&sr=1-1 While there...more

  • Paris not burning: The Blood of Free Men: 2 of 2: The Liberation of Paris, 1944 by Michael Neiberg.

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO: American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, in the Victory Parade on 29 August 1944.) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/CONTACT HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/SCHEDULES TWITTER: @BATCHELORSHOW Paris not burning: The Blood of Free Men: 2 of 2: The Liberation of Paris, 1944 by Michael Neiberg. Review Publishers Weekly, starred review “[A] vivid account…. Neiberg skillfully describes six days of disorganized but bloody urban warfare ...more

  • Paris not burning: The Blood of Free Men: 1 of 2: The Liberation of Paris, 1944 by Michael Neiberg.

    May 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO: German tank (Hotchkiss H35) moving in downtown Paris on August 19 1944 during the battle for Paris. Screenshot from en:La Liberation de Paris, September 1st, 1944. there is no known copyright for this 1944 underground propaganda work but the producer is the Le Comite de Liberation du Cinema Francais which disbanded shortly after. original movie file cand be found as public domain material at https://archive.org/details/LaLiberationdeParis1944 Date 2 December 2010 18:45:13(UTC...more

  • "Medal of Honor: The History." 2014. Conversation with Producer Ed Hooper.

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:At the Battle of Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863, during the Chattanooga Campaign, the 18-year-old MacArthur inspired his regiment by seizing and planting the regimental flag on the crest of Missionary Ridge 35°1′7.15″N 85°15′51.02″W at a particularly critical moment, shouting "On Wisconsin." For these actions, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.   ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Med...more

  • 1933 vs 2013: The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry (Hoover Institution Press Publication) by Gordon Lloyd and David Davenport

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: New Deal N.R.A. 3-cent 1933 issue U.S. stamp. The National Recovery Administration was a prime New Deal agency established by U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) in 1933. Date 15 August 1933 Source U.S. Postal Service; National Postal Museum Author Bureau of Engraving and Printing ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1933 vs 2013: The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Riv...more

  • Darwin's allies: The Last of the Tribe: 2 of 2: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon by Monte Reel

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The gravesite of Paul DuChaillu in Woodlawn Cemetery ) Darwin's allies: The Last of the Tribe: 2 of 2: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon by Monte Reel https://www.amazon.com/Between-Man-Beast-Adventure-Victorian/dp/0307742431/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

  • Darwin's allies: The Last of the Tribe: 1 of 2: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon by Monte Reel

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:French explorer Paul du Chaillu at close quarters with a gorilla. Explorations and adventures in Equatorial Africa, British original edition, p.71) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Darwin's allies: The Last of the Tribe: 1 of 2:  The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon by Monte Reel https://www.amazon.com/Last-Tribe-Epic-Quest-Amazon/dp/1416594744/ref=laB004APWCDO1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid...more

  • The Last 100 Days: 2 of 2: FDR at War and at Peace by David B. Woolner

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The last photograph of President Roosevelt, taken at Warm Springs, GA by Nicholas Robbins for Elizabeth Shoumatoff. FDR died the following day. April 12, 1945 Date 11 April 1945 Source 03-46 Author FDR Presidential Library & Museum Camera location 32° 52′ 03.95″ N, 84° 42′ 48.04″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last 100 Days: 2 of 2: FDR at War and at P...more

  • The Man He Became: 2 of 2: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency by James Tobin

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Unknown or not provided Record creator Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Title  Franklin D. Roosevelt, Otis Moore, and Ed Doyle in Warm Springs, Georgia Date 1931 Current location  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR), 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY, 12538-1999.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Ma...more

  • Russia's Lunar Mission. Anatoly Zak @RussianSpaceWeb David Livingston SpaceShow.com

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Deep Space Transport The National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Deep Space Transport ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russia's Lunar Mission.  Anatoly Zak @RussianSpaceWeb David Livingston SpaceShow.com http://www.russianspaceweb.com/imp-che.html#2018 In April 2018, NASA, ESA and JAXA tentatively agreed that Japan would continue its w...more

  • 4 years ago: China's air, water and soil are poisoned & What is to be done?. Elizabeth @LizEconomy

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Sanlitun , Beijing, China Date 22 February 2014, 22:47 Source Beijing Air Pollution... Author Kentaro IEMOTO from Tokyo, Japan ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4 years ago: China's air, water and soil are poisoned & What is to be done?. Elizabeth @LizEconomy https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-03-13/china-wakes-up-to-its-environmental-catastrophe

  • Memories of Sputnik 3, May 1958. Anatoly Zak @RussianSpaceWeb David Livingston Spaceshow.com

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Sputnik 3 in the Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics in Kaluga.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Memories of Sputnik 3, May 1958. Anatoly Zak @RussianSpaceWeb David Livingston Spaceshow.com http://www.russianspaceweb.com/sputnik3.html The Object D was conceived as a multi-functional science laboratory with an ambitious array of instruments onboard. It was expected to me...more

  • The de-orbiting end of ISS. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Image above: This picture, recorded by one of the Expedition 31 crew members aboard the International Space Station, features Aurora Australis with star streaks while the vehicle was over the South Pacific Ocean. Image credit: NASA) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The de-orbiting end of ISS. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/?s=de-orbiting+iss NASA inspector general weighs in on...more

  • The first interplanetary cubesats.. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: A pair of CubeSats, with the Earth's limb in the background, is seen moments after being ejected from a small satellite deployer outside of the space station's Kibo lab module. Date Taken on 16 May 2017 Source https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa2explore/34354400620/ Author NASA) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The first interplanetary cubesats.. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://beh...more

  • Millennials in retirement. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A farmer and his two sons during a dust storm in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, April 1936. Iconic photo taken by Arthur Rothstein. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Millennials in retirement. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-small-business/wp/2018/05/10/study-workers-now-prefer-retirement-benefits-over-health-care-plans/?utm_term=.a06535c61fc4

  • Small Business of the Royal Wedding. @GeneMarks

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: The official ball held the Royal palace of Athens on 27th October 1889 to celebrate the wedding of Constantine, crown prince of Greece, with princess Sophia of Prussia Date 31 July 2013, 13:51:53 Source http://www.old-print.com/cgi-bin/item/J6751856135/search/31-Print-Athens-Royal-Wedding-State-Ball-Royal-Palace-1889-135J675-Old-Original# Author Unknown ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Small Busi...more

  • Communist China is the Jesse James of the WTO. @GordonCChang

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:James' farm in Kearney, Missouri, pictured in March 2010 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Communist China is the Jesse James of the WTO. @GordonCChang  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/theworldpost/wp/2018/05/15/china-us/?utm_term=.bf816b1c2799

  • The New American Civil War: Woodrow Wilson and the origins of disunity. Michael Michael Vlahos, Naval War College. @JHUWorldCrisis.

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Eine Kabinettssitzung, um 1920 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The New American Civil War: Woodrow Wilson and the origins of disunity. Michael  Michael Vlahos, Naval War College. @JHUWorldCrisis.

  • PacWatch: "Like a weird little Disney ride" beneath the mean streets of LA. @JeffBliss1

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PacWatch: "Like a weird little Disney ride" beneath the mean streets of LA. @JeffBliss1 https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/18/elon-musk-promises-1-rides-for-boring-companys-la-tunnels.html

  • The End of Work: 1 of 2: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job by John Tamny

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A scene from Karel Čapek's 1920 play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), showing three robots) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The End of Work: 1 of 2: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job by John Tamny  https://www.amazon.com/End-Work-Your-Passion-Become/dp/1621577775/ref=tmmhrdswatch0?encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= We don't criticize business majors for focusing on business even though over...more

  • The End of Work: 2 of 2: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job by John Tamny

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Articulated welding robots used in a factory are a type of industrial robot ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The End of Work: 2 of 2: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job by John Tamny  https://www.amazon.com/End-Work-Your-Passion-Become/dp/1621577775/ref=tmmhrdswatch0?encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Bryce Covert is the latest pundit to fall for the silly notion that wages in the U.S. have stagnated since...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the border of the Northern Kingdom of Israel and Aram-Damascus. Yardenna Alexandre. Malcolm Hoenlein

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Approximate map showing the Kingdoms of Israel (blue) and Judah (orange), ancient Southern Levant borders and ancient cities such as Urmomium and Jerash. The map shows the region in the 9th century BCE. Italiano: Il regno di Giuda e quello di Israele nell'età del ferro (VIII secolo a.C.). 日本語: 紀元前830年代のユダ王国(黄色). Русский: Царство Иудея 927 по 526 гг. до н. э. Отсюда иудеи были сосланы завоевателями в Вавилонский регион. Bahasa Indonesia: Peta kerajaan-kerajaan di...more

  • Heidelberg University rejects anti-semtism in a close vote. @BenWeinthal @FDD

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: University Library Date Taken on 22 October 2012 Source https://www.panoramio.com/photo/84227220 Author Piotr Kubowicz) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Heidelberg University rejects anti-semtism in a close vote. @BenWeinthal @FDD Benjamin Weinthal is a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. A widely published journalist based in Berlin, he serves as FDD's eyes and ears in Europ...more

  • The Democrats launched the counterintelligence apparatus against the Republican candidate: 2 of 2: & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:At the 1958 World’s Fair in Brussels, Belgium, a curious meeting took place. The man in the short athletic jacket is an American Airman. He scheduled a tourist trip to the fair to meet the man in the suit on his right -- who was a general in the Czechoslovakian Air Force. Since most people at the fair had cameras, photographing their meeting was simple. (U.S. Air Force photo) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow ...more

  • The Democrats launched the counterintelligence apparatus against the Republican candidate: 1 of 2: & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:This map was used to track locations of meetings in St. Mihiel, France, with various OSI counterintelligence contacts during the early days of the Cold War. (U.S. Air Force photo) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Democrats launched the counterintelligence apparatus against the Republican candidate: 1 of 2:  & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/05/c...more

  • The Last 100 Days: 1 of 2: FDR at War and at Peace by David B. Woolner

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: FDR at his work table near the hearth at the "Little White House" in Warm Springs, Georgia. This photo was taken by his friend Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, a few days before he died on April 12, 1945. Date April 1945 Source 73-113:136 Author FDR Presidential Library & Museum) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last 100 Days: 1 of 2: FDR at War and at Peace by David B. Woolner htt...more

  • The Man He Became: 1 of 2: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency by James Tobin

    May 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Unknown or not provided Record creator Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Title  Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hugh Love, and Arthur Carpenter Jr. in Warm Springs, Georgia Date 19 November 1931 Current location  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR), 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY, 12538-1999.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter...more

  • On the front line of the Gaza provocation. Malcolm Hoenlein, Richard Kemp.

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:View of Gaza Strip from Israel - October 2009 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the front line of the Gaza provocation. Malcolm Hoenlein, Richard Kemp.

  • Sanctioning Iran Central Bank after 8 years of Obama dithering. Malcolm Hoenlein @ThadMcCotter

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sanctioning Iran Central Bank after 8 years of Obama dithering. Malcolm Hoenlein @ThadMcCotter

  • Turkey bankrolls Palestinian violence & What is to be done? @Jschanzer @FDD Malcolm Hoenlein

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:· https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/opinion/gaza-palestinians-protests.html ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Turkey bankrolls Palestinian violence & What is to be done? @Jschanzer @FDD Malcolm Hoenlein  · https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/opinion/gaza-palestinians-protests.html

  • Congress hearts the troubled and leaderless VA. @FRoseDC

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Spokane VA) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Congress hearts the troubled and leaderless VA. @FRoseDC https://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2018/05/16/sweeping-veterans-policy-bill-passed-overwhelmingly-in-the-house/   https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-search-for-va-secretary-narrows-to-two-retired-generals-1526416708

  • Because Seattle: making it a felony to resist a head tax. @veroderugy @Mercatus

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Seattle homeless with six dogs) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Because Seattle: making it a felony to resist a head tax.  @veroderugy @Mercatus https://www.creators.com/read/veronique-de-rugy/05/18/the-seattle-head-tax-is-idiotic

  • Trump revelations of an FBI informant in the Trump campaign. @SebGorka

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump revelations of an FBI informant in the Trump campaign. @SebGorka

  • North Korea confounded by the Trump Administration that means what it says. @SebGorka

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Tired USAF and Royal Australian Air Force Mustang pilots are debriefed after an attack on communist forces southeast of Seoul in February 1951. (U.S. Air Force photo)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea confounded by the Trump Administration that means what it says. @SebGorka https://radio.foxnews.com/2018/05/16/ambassador-john-bolton-responds-to-north-korea-calling-him-out-tracking-down-white-ho...more

  • The Taliban plunders Afghanistan provincial capitals at will & What is to be done?

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 2013:Women’s photojournalism course in Farah City, Afghanistan  U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup, right, public affairs officer for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah, and U.S. Army Spc. Kaleb Propst, a PRT security force team member, interact with local children during a visit to a local returnee and refugee village, Feb. 9. PRT Farah visited the returnee and refugee village on the outskirts of Farah City to conduct a site survey and deliver humanitarian assistance. P...more

  • Hamas fails to breach the Israeli border. @JSchanzer

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: GAza ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hamas fails to breach the Israeli border. @JSchanzer  http://www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hit/schanzer-jonathan-palestinian-nationalism-is-at-its-lowest-point-ever/

  • Harry Truman and Donald Trump vs the Anti-Israel voices in the US State Department. @MichaelLedeen

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Karry Truman on Time ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Harry Truman and Donald Trump vs the Anti-Israel voices in the US State Department. @MichaelLedeen https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/270195/trump-truman-and-israel-michael-ledeen

  • The Keystone State is critical to the Midterms 2018. @LaraMBrownPHD .

    May 18 2018

    (Photo:Pennsylvania - The Keystone State ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact The Keystone State is critical to the Midterms 2018. @LaraMBrownPHD . http://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/387569-partisan-fractures-in-pennsylvanias-primary

  • Treasury sanctions Iran's money managers in Tehran and Baghdad. Entifadh Qanbar, @eqanbar The Future Foundation in Washington D.C.

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A view of Baghdad from the print collection in Travels in Asia and Africa, etc. (ed. J. P. Berjew, British Library)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Treasury sanctions Iran's money managers in Tehran and Baghdad. Entifadh Qanbar, @eqanbar  The Future Foundation in Washington D.C.  https://home.treasury.gov/index.php/news/press-releases/sm0385

  • Canine glory: No Better Friend: 2 of 2: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII by Robert Weintraub

    May 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: British Women and Children Interned in a Japanese Prison Camp, Syme Road, Singapore image: The interior of a wooden hut with two large windows behind giving onto sunlit green foliage. In the centre of the floor is a tin bath full of water. On the right two women talk. Beyond them another woman supervises a child washing. Seven girls can be seen around the room at various activities and a lone baby sits on the floor. Lines of white washing are spread across the bunks. T...more

  • China One Belt, One Road ensnares small nations in severe indebtedness. @RHFontaine

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Sri Lanka) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China One Belt, One Road ensnares small nations in severe indebtedness. @RHFontaine http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/05/16/on-chinas-new-silk-road-democracy-pays-a-toll/

  • China is winning the trade talks. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Interior view of the China Trade Room at Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House as it appeared during Henry Davis Sleeper's lifetime. Watercolor on paper. Date 1928 Source https://www.historicnewengland.org/ Author William Bruce Ellis Ranken (1881-1941) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China is winning the trade talks. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-worl...more

  • What if China invades Taiwan? Rick Fisher, Strategy and Assessment Center. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Taipei ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What if China invades Taiwan? Rick Fisher, Strategy and Assessment Center. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • One year after Mueller, Trump and the GOP prosper. @MonicaCrowley

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: One year after Mueller, Trump and the GOP prosper. @MonicaCrowley) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow One year after Mueller, Trump and the GOP prosper. @MonicaCrowley

  • North Korea plays the peace or provocation game & What is to be done? Anthony Ruggiero @_ARuggiero @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea plays the peace or provocation game & What is to be done? Anthony Ruggiero @_ARuggiero @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • Rumors of Trump trade concessions to China. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Storage of opium at a British East India Company warehouse ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rumors of Trump trade concessions to China. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • There are no human rights in North Korea. Greg Scarlatoiu @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Pyongyang) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow There are no human rights in North Korea. Greg Scarlatoiu @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. : https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-14/trump-needs-to-push-kim-on-human-rights

  • Xi Jinping yanks Kim back from Trump. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast. Charles Burton, Brock University.

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Xi Jinping yanks Kim back from Trump. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast. Charles Burton, Brock University.

  • Why didn’t NASA build reusable boosters like SpaceX and Blue Origen? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why didn’t NASA build reusable boosters like SpaceX and Blue Origen? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com Block 5 Falcon 9 first stage returns to port May 16, 2018 at 9:35 am Robert Zimmerman SpaceX’s first Block 5 first stage for its Falcon 9 rocket, designed to fly a minimum of ten times, has returned to port after its first flight last week. This is the most interesting d...more

  • A Little Helicopter on Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Exposure of silica-rich dust uncovered by the Spirit rover ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Little Helicopter on Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com NASA will fly a test drone on 2020 Mars rover mission May 11, 2018 at 4:02 pm Robert Zimmerman NASA today announced that a test drone, dubbed Mars Helicopter, will be flown on the 2020 Mars rover mission. Once the rover is on the planet’s surface, a sui...more

  • Trump does right and jettisons the failed JCPOA. @RichardAEpstein

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump does right and jettisons the failed JCPOA. @RichardAEpstein President Trump’s dramatic decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, marks a sea-change in American foreign policy in the Middle East. Under the deal, the United States and its allies had agreed to lift economic sanctions against Iran ...more

  • Britain returns to the Pacific. 2 of 2. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Sydney Harbour i 1932 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Britain returns to the Pacific. 1 of 2. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.   Britain Comes Home to the World, But Where Is Its Plan? Analysis. By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Indo-Pacific staff. Britain intends to de-ploy the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier battle group to the Pacific by 2021. By early May 2018, the Royal Navy had ...more

  • Britain returns to the Pacific. 1 of 2. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Sydney Cove fra Dawes Point, 1817 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Britain returns to the Pacific. 1 of 2.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.   Britain Comes Home to the World, But Where Is Its Plan? Analysis. By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Indo-Pacific staff. Britain intends to de-ploy the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier battle group to the Pacific by 2021. By early May 2018, the Ro...more

  • Building Habitats on the Moon: 2 of 2: Engineering Approaches to Lunar Settlements by Haym Benaroya

    May 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Concept art from NASA showing astronauts entering a lunar outpost ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Building Habitats on the Moon: 2 of 2: Engineering Approaches to Lunar Settlements by Haym Benaroya https://www.amazon.com/Building-Habitats-Moon-Engineering-Settlements/dp/3319682423/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526434675&sr=1-1&keywords=moon+benaroya

  • Tales of the New Cold War: A public debate: 2 of 2: of US vs Russia in 2018. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: March, 2015 Date 4 March 2015, 15:09 Source OSCE SMM monitoring the movement of heavy weaponry in eastern Ukraine Author OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: A public debate: 2 of 2: of US vs Russia in 2018. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4dJcdM2Dkg&feature=youtu.be The Harriman...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: A public debate: 1 of 2: of US vs Russia in 2018. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Russian BMP-2 of the 58th Army of the North Caucasus Military District in South Ossetia during the 2008 South Ossetia War. Date August 2008 Source Yana Amelina (Яна Амелина) Author Yana Amelina (Амелина Я. А.)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: A public debate: 1 of 2: of US vs Russia in 2018. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.youtube.com/w...more

  • Albany Babylon @HarrySiegel.

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: NY State Capital Building) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Albany Babylon @HarrySiegel. http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/power-control-article-1.3985202

  • The Theresa May government is realistic about the end of the Iran Deal. @MaryKissel

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoMay with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C., 27 January 2017 : ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Theresa May government is realistic about the end of the Iran Deal. @MaryKissel https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-europe/europe-offers-no-guarantees-but-vows-to-keep-iran-deal-alive-idUSKCN1IG1H1

  • Schumer 's sabotage and the Nuclear Option in the Senate. @LizPeek

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: )Schumer 's sabotage and the Nuclear Option in the Senate. @LizPeek http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Schumer 's sabotage and the Nuclear Option in the Senate. @LizPeek http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/05/15/trump-is-right-mcconnell-should-shut-down-democratic-obstruction-in-senate.html

  • The inequitable China trade & What is to be done about Bejing tariffs on electric toothbrushes? @LizPeek

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The inequitable China trade & What is to be done about Bejing tariffs on electric toothbrushes? @LizPeek https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-world-apart-charting-the-gulf-between-chinese-and-u-s-tariffs-1526376603

  • Seattle condemns success: 2 of 2. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Seattle -- a classic shot from Kerry park Date 14 August 2010, 19:50 Source Seattle Summers Uploaded by X-Weinzar Author Bala from Seattle, USA Camera location 47° 37′ 44.33″ N, 122° 21′ 36.4″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Seattle condemns success: 2 of 2. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/senseless-seattle-2?utmsource=hdr&utm...more

  • Seattle condemns success: 1 of 2. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Seattle from the Columbia Center, the highest building in the city[71]  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Seattle condemns success: 1 of 2.  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/senseless-seattle-2?utmsource=hdr&utmmedium=email&utmcampaign=2018-05-08&utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=bbbcc1e017-HDR&utmmedium=email&utmterm=021b1edff3c-bbbcc1e017-7252...more

  • The IRGC and the Shia Crescent & What is to be done? @MPPregent

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The IRGC and the Shia Crescent & What is to be done? @MPPregent) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The IRGC and the Shia Crescent & What is to be done? @MPPregent https://twitter.com/MPPregent/status/995364514219659264

  • Ending the Iran deal restores American leverage over the Mullahs. @MPPregent

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ending the Iran deal restores American leverage over the Mullahs. @MPPregent  https://www.c-span.org/video/?445386-3/washington-journal-michael-pregent-discusses-us-withdrawal-iran-nuclear-deal&live=

  • Building Habitats on the Moon: 1 of 2: Engineering Approaches to Lunar Settlements by Haym Benaroya

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: S89-26097 (March 1989) --- An inflatable habitat similar to this could represent part of an outpost, forerunner to a permanent inhabited lunar base. Twenty years after the original manned Moon landing, a group of scientists and engineers at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) are considering the return to the Moon. The return would not be merely to explore but to learn to live and work on another planetary surface. Since 1986, a number of concepts for going to the Moon, livin...more

  • Canine glory: No Better Friend: 1 of 2: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII by Robert Weintraub

    May 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Lieutenant General Arthur Percival (right) goes to negotiate the capitulation of Allied forces in Singapore on 15 February 1942; the Japanese officer in the centre is Lieutenant Colonel Ichiji Sugita.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Canine glory: No Better Friend: 1 of 2: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII by Robert Weintraub https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/...more

  • The unlikely rise of North Korea capitalism. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoMural of Kim Il-sung outside Songdowon Hotel, Wonsan: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The unlikely rise of North Korea capitalism. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

  • Taliban surge in Farah City, Western Afghanistan. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Wolfe provides rooftop security during a meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 25, 2013. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup - Download Hi-Res ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Taliban surge in Farah City, Western Afghanistan. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/...more

  • Gaza vs Egypt. @AaronKleinShow

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Gaza Strip Barrier near the Karni Crossing  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gaza vs Egypt. @AaronKleinShow http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2018/05/14/klein-media-aiding-hamas-by-distorting-gaza-riot-coverage/

  • Gaza falsehoods around the news world. @AaronKleinShow.

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gaza falsehoods around the news world. @AaronKleinShow.  http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2018/05/14/klein-media-aiding-hamas-by-distorting-gaza-riot-coverage/

  • Normalizing the TV cartoon version of the Trump White House. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Normalizing the TV cartoon version of the Trump White House. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The Blue Wave hesitates. @DavidMDrucker @ JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Blue Wave hesitates. @DavidMDrucker @ JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

  • Paris knife attack was a Chechen from ISIS. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Panorama from third floor of the Eiffel Tower, Paris. Date 20 April 2013, 22:28 Source A standard panorama from the Eiffel Tower (level 3) at night facing SE Author Alexander Kachkaev Camera location 48° 51′ 29.61″ N, 2° 17′ 40.52″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Paris knife attack was a Chechen from ISIS. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio https://www.longwarjour...more

  • ZTE is doomed as a serial thief and sanctions-buster. @ThadMcCotter @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:ZTE at Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow ZTE is doomed as a serial thief and sanctions-buster. @ThadMcCotter @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • February 18, 2014: 2 of 2: Before the fall of Yanukovych and Ukraine. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Kiev 2014.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow February 18, 2014: 2 of 2: Before the fall of Yanukovych and Ukraine. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • February 18, 2014: 1 of 2: Before the fall of Yanukovych and Ukraine. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Kiev 2014) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow February 18, 2014: 1 of 2: Before the fall of Yanukovych and Ukraine. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • Sea-faring supremacy: The Sea and Civilization: 4 of 4: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Nicholas Pocock (1740–1821) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1859751 Description  Trafalgar Battle - 21st of Octaber 1805 - Situation at 17h Date 19th century Medium oil Current location Unknown Source/Photographer Unknown ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sea-faring supremacy: The Sea and Civilization: 4 of 4: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine. https://www.amazon.com/Sea-Civilization-Maritime-...more

  • Sea-faring supremacy: The Sea and Civilization: 3 of 4: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Image from the Bayeux Tapestry showing Harold Godwinson's ship approaching a beach, probably in the Somme Estuary[19] ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sea-faring supremacy: The Sea and Civilization: 3 of 4: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine. https://www.amazon.com/Sea-Civilization-Maritime-History-World/dp/1101970359/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526261830&sr=1-1&keywords=...more

  • TR walks a beat: Island of Vice: 2 of 2: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A steam train on the Third Avenue El, over the Bowery, New York City, 1896. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow TR walks a beat: Island of Vice: 2 of 2: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks. https://www.amazon.com/Island-Vice-Theodore-Roosevelts-Sin-Loving/dp/0767926196/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526264370&sr=1-1&keywords=island+of+vice+zacks

  • TR walks a beat: Island of Vice: 1 of 2: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: "Bandit's Roost, 1890, New York City." Photograph by Jacob Riis, featured in his book How the Other Half Lives (1890) Date 11 September 2011 Source http://www.studenthandouts.com/01-Web-Pages/01-Picture-Pages/10.07-Industrial-Revolution/1-Riis-Bandits-Roost-New-York-City-Slum-1890.htm Author  Jacob Riis (1849–1914) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q379211 s:en:Author:Jacob Riis  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules T...more

  • Sea-faring supremacy: The Sea and Civilization: 2 of 4: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A Roman naval bireme depicted in a relief from the Temple of Fortuna Primigenia in Praeneste, which was built c. 120 BC. Exhibited in the Pius-Clementine Museum (Museo Pio-Clementino) in the Vatican Museums. Source: D.B. Saddington (2011) [2007]. "the Evolution of the Roman Imperial Fleets," in Paul Erdkamp (ed), A Companion to the Roman Army, 201-217. Malden, Oxford, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-4051-2153-8. Plate 12.2 on p. 204. For the construction of the ...more

  • Sea-faring supremacy: The Sea and Civilization: 1 of 4: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Assyrian warship British Museum notice: "Assyrian warship 700-692 BC From Nineveh, South-West Palace, Room VII, panel 11 English: This ship was by Sennacherib. It is a bireme (dieris greek διήρης), with two levels of oars. Shields are fastened around the superstructure, as on the fortifications of some city walls. The pointed bow is a ram, for holding enemy ships" WA 124772 British Museum Español: Grabado de un barco de guerra fenicio, en torno a 700-692 a. C. Es un b...more

  • Working-class hero: The Man Who Saved the Union: 2 of 2: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by H. W. Brands

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: General Ulysses S. Grant, Mammoth-plate albumen print Date circa 1865 Source Bonhams 1793 Author  Alexander Gardner (1821–1882) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q661176 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Working-class hero: The Man Who Saved the Union: 2 of 2: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by H. W. Brands https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Saved-Union-Ulysses/dp/0307475158/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526...more

  • Working-class hero: The Man Who Saved the Union: 1 of 2: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by H. W. Brands

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:General Ulysses S. Grant and Staff of Eleven, Recognized, Captain Frederick R. Munther.  Original Caption: Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and staff of eleven, recognized, Capt. Frederick R. Munther U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: NWDNS-111-B-46 From:: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record Group 111) Photographer: Brady, Mathew, 1823 (ca.) - 1896 Coverage Dates: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865 Subjects: American Civil War, 1861-1865 Brady...more

  • The second murdered president: Destiny of the Republic: 2 of 2: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The dying:  Cover of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from July 23. 1881 depicts James A. Garfield comforted by his wife and child after he was shot by Charles Guiteau. Date 23 July 1881 Source http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/38468 Author Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 23, 1881) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The second murdered president: Destiny of the Republic: 2 of 2: A...more

  • The second murdered president: Destiny of the Republic: 1 of 2: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard.

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The shooting) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The second murdered president: Destiny of the Republic: 1 of 2: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard. https://www.amazon.com/Destiny-Republic-Madness-Medicine-President/dp/0767929713/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526260748&sr=1-1&keywords=candice+Millard

  • The Second American Revolution: A Disease in the Public Mind: 2 of 2: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War by Thomas Fleming

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Fort Sumter under attack, April 1861. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Second American Revolution: A Disease in the Public Mind: 2 of 2: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War by Thomas Fleming https://www.amazon.com/Disease-Public-Mind-Understanding-Fought/dp/0306822954/ref=laB000APKRYY1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526260286&sr=1-10

  • The Second American Revolution: A Disease in the Public Mind: 1 of 2: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War by Thomas Fleming

    May 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: John Brown hanging) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Second American Revolution: A Disease in the Public Mind: 1 of 2:  A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War by Thomas Fleming https://www.amazon.com/Disease-Public-Mind-Understanding-Fought/dp/0306822954/ref=laB000APKRYY1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526260286&sr=1-10

  • Irregular sun: Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ALMA observes a giant sunspot at 1.25 mm wavelength[15]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Irregular sun: Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com Sunspot update for April 2018: Heading into solar minimum May 7, 2018 at 9:00 am Robert Zimmerman On Sunday NOAA posted its monthly update of the solar cycle, covering sunspot activity for April 2018. Below is my annotated version of that graph. While there was an uptick...more

  • Congress micro-manages Big Space. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Exploration Gateway Platform Component make up Date 2 December 2011 Source http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/12/exploration-gateway-platform-hosting-reusable-lunar-lander-proposed/ Author NASA ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Congress micro-manages Big Space. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/house-committee-boosts-nasa-budget-...more

  • Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 4 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr.

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Vietnam War 1973 - American POW soliders line up at the Hanoi Hilton  American POW soliders line up at the Hanoi Hilton prior to their release March 29, 1973 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 4 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr. [](https://www.amazon.com/Through-Valley-My-Captivit...more

  • The war was almost over: Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Troops from the 1st New Guinea Battalion on patrol in New Britain, 7 February 1945, during World War II. Date 7 February 1945 Source  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The war was almost over: Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Shangri-Survival-Adventure-Incredible-ebook/...more

  • Rising Again of the World Island of Eurasia & What is to be done? Russell Berman.

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Eurasia (orthographic projection) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rising Again of the World Island of Eurasia & What is to be done? Russell Berman. https://www.hoover.org/research/new-world-order?utmsource=hdr&utmmedium=email&utmcampaign=2018-04-26&utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=3e981c9355-HDR&utmmedium=email&utmterm=021b1edff3c-3e981c9355-72527561

  • Never seen before: "A galaxy lacking dark matter." Pieter van Dokkum, Sol Goldman Professor of Astronomy. @Yale

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Strong gravitational lensing as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope in Abell 1689 indicates the presence of dark matter—enlarge the image to see the lensing arcs.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Never seen before: "A galaxy lacking dark matter." Pieter van Dokkum, Sol Goldman Professor of Astronomy. @Yale   "A galaxy lacking dark matter." Pieter van Dokkum, Shany Danieli, Yotam Cohe...more

  • Then the rains came: Back to the Garden: 3 of 3: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fornatale

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A rainy day (August 15, 1969) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Then the rains came: Back to the Garden: 3 of 3: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fornatale https://www.amazon.com/Back-Garden-Woodstock-Changed-Generation/dp/1416591206/ref=sr1fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526171482&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=pete+forestale+back+to+the+garden

  • Then the rains came: Back to the Garden: 2 of 3: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fornatale

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Part of the crowd on the first day of the festival) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Then the rains came: Back to the Garden: 2 of 3: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fornatale https://www.amazon.com/Back-Garden-Woodstock-Changed-Generation/dp/1416591206/ref=sr1fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526171482&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=pete+forestale+back+to+the+garden

  • Then the rains came: Back to the Garden: 1 of 3: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fornatale

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Max Yasgur's dairy farm in 1968) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Then the rains came: Back to the Garden: 1 of 3: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fornatale https://www.amazon.com/Back-Garden-Woodstock-Changed-Generation/dp/1416591206/ref=sr1fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526171482&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=pete+forestale+back+to+the+garden

  • Fall of Palestine: State of Failure: 2 of 2: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State by Jonathan Schanzer

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Land of Israel ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fall of Palestine: State of Failure: 2 of 2: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State by Jonathan Schanzer https://www.amazon.com/State-Failure-Mahmoud-Unmaking-Palestinian-ebook/dp/B00CGFJ0XU/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526170923&sr=1-1&keywords=Schanzer+abbas

  • Fall of Palestine: State of Failure: 1 of 2: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State by Jonathan Schanzer

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The new era in Palestine. The arrival of Herbert Samuel as the first High Commissioner for Palestine in 1920. Samuel had promoted Zionism within the British Cabinet, beginning with his 1915 memorandum entitled The Future of Palestine. Beside him are Lawrence of Arabia, Emir Abdullah, Air Marshal Salmond and Wyndham Deedes.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fall of Palestine: State of Failure: 1 of 2: Yasser...more

  • It was the best of times: The Weekend That Changed Wall Street: And How the Fallout Is Still Impacting Our World by Maria Bartiromo and Catherine Whitney

    May 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: "The Storming of the Bastille", Visible in the center is the arrest of Bernard René Jourdan, m de Launay (1740-1789).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow It was the best of times: The Weekend That Changed Wall Street: And How the Fallout Is Still Impacting Our World by Maria Bartiromo and Catherine Whitney https://www.amazon.com/Weekend-That-Changed-Wall-Street/dp/1591844363/ref=laB001HMM93G1_3?s=...more

  • NASA Lessons Learned, 1989-2018: 2 of 2: Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon. David Livingston @SpaceShow @DrFunkySpoon

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Pluto's "encounter hemisphere" viewed by New Horizons on July 13, 2015 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow NASA Lessons Learned, 1989-2018: 2 of 2: Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon. David Livingston @SpaceShow @DrFunkySpoon https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-New-Horizons-Inside-Mission/dp/1250098963/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=152...more

  • NASA Lessons Learned, 1989-2018: 1 of 2: Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon. David Livingston @SpaceShow @DrFunkySpoon

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: View of Mission Operations at the Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland (July 14, 2015).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow NASA Lessons Learned, 1989-2018: 1 of 2: Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon. David Livingston @SpaceShow @DrFunkySpoon https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-New-Horizons-Inside-Mission/dp/1250098963/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=U...more

  • The New American Civil War: Blue State despair writes books & What is to be done? Michael Michael Vlahos, Naval War College. Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Sen. Joseph McCarthy chats with his attorney Roy Cohn during Senate Subcommittee hearings on the McCarthy-Army dispute Date 1954 Source Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c14995 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The New American Civil War: Blue State despair writes books & What...more

  • The undiscovered country is electric/electrified automobiles. Lou Ann Hammond @Drivingthenatio

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Deutsch: Car2Go Ladestation in Stuttgart mit einem elektro-Smart der dritten Generation. English: Car2Go electric charging station in Stuttgart with a 3rd generation Smart electric car. Date Taken on 23 August 2013, 09:30:42 Source Own work Author Julian Herzog (Website) Equipment Nikon D5000 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The undiscovered country is ele...more

  • Homeless California thousands threaten helpless California millions & What is to be done? @JeffBliss1

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Homeless guys with dogs Haight Street San Francisco, CA ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Homeless California thousands threaten helpless California millions & What is to be done? @JeffBliss1 Gov. Jerry Brown earmarks historic budget surplus funds to help ease California's homelessness crisis FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018, 10:29 AM PT California has collected an unexpected $8 billion in tax revenue in rec...more

  • The End of Work: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job by @JohnTamny

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Description  Tags: factory, tableau, factory, paper factory, men, machine Date 1930 Source http://www.fortepan.hu/photo/download/fortepan40728.jpg Author FOTO:Fortepan — ID 26037: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svgInkscape.svgInformation icon.svg Adományozó/Donor: Simon Tibor. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The End of Work: Why Your Passion Can Become Your Job by @JohnTamny  https://www.amazon.com/...more

  • Trump forces the Europeans to address the flaws in the Iran Deal. @DanHenninger

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Secretary Kerry, Energy Secretary Moniz Stand With Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and Vice President of Iran for Atomic Energy Salehi Before Meeting in Switzerland  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif chat while flanked by U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz, far left, and Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi, the Vice President of Iran for Atomic Energy and President of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, far right, on March 16, 2015, in Lausanne...more

  • 2007 California forest fire before the Supreme Court & What is to be done? @adamjwhitedc

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A NASA image of the Esperanza Fire.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2007 California forest fire before the Supreme Court & What is to be done? @adamjwhitedc  https://www.weeklystandard.com/adam-j-white/prosecutorial-fraud-arrives-at-the-supreme-court In Sierra Pacific v U.S., the court can undo an injustice committed by the DoJ. Atop the attorney general’s conference room reads an inscription: “The U...more

  • Arab states rally to Israel in the fresh battle with Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:CIA map of Golan Heights and vicinity, October 1994 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Arab states rally to Israel in the fresh battle with Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres

  • Confirmation of the collision of the magnificent Magellanic clouds. Ken Croswell

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Confirmation of the collision of the magnificent Magellanic clouds. Ken Croswell       See https://www.newscientist.com/article/2166832-shredded-galaxy-is-disintegrating-before-our-eyes-after-smash-up/ . Ken Croswell, author THE ALCHEMY OF THE HEAVENS           Full text: Shredded Galaxy Is Disintegrating Before Our Eyes After Smash-U...more

  • The Great Powers battle over North Korea. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Air Force attacking railroads south of Wonsan on the eastern coast of North Korea  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Great Powers battle over North Korea. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs "...In summary, everything about the “bilateral” US-DPRK talks ripples through a broader, global agenda, for all players, not just Washington and Pyongyang. Pres. Trump’s seemingly unambitious app...more

  • In Syria, is Iran concerned about a US retaliation? @BlaiseMisztal

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoEnglish: Iran, Russia, Syria agreed to promote cooperation in their fight against Takfiri groups in Syria. فارسی: وزرای دفاع ایران و سوریه و روسیه در نشست ویژه مبارزه با تروریسم گروه های تکفیری در سوریه Date 10 June 2016 Source https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/media/1395/03/21/1100848/%D9%86%D8%B4%D8%B3%D8%AA-%D8%B3%D9%87-%D8%AC%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%A8%D9%87-%D9%88%D8%B2%D8%B1%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D8%AF%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B9-%D8%A7%DB%8C%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%B3%DB%8C%D9%87-%D9%88-%D8%B...more

  • Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 3 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr.

    May 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Gun camera photo shows a North Vietnamese MiG-17-fighter) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 3 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr. https://www.amazon.com/Through-Valley-My-Captivity-Vietnam/dp/1591145864/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525921016&sr=1-1&keywords=through+the+valley+reader](https://www.amazon.com/Through-Valley-My-Capt...more

  • War of the North Briefing: Israel IDF has badly damaged the IRGC weaponry.

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Iranian 333 mm long-range Fajr-5 rockets, artillery and animated multiple rocket launchers Date 6 February 2017 Source https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/media/1395/11/18/1319764/رونمایی-از-پنج-دستاورد-رزمی-دفاعی-با-حضور-وزیر-دفاع Author Tasnimnews Agency ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War of the North Briefing: Israel IDF has badly damaged the IRGC weaponry. @Jacquesneriah Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacque...more

  • Kim is a deceiver just like his father and grandfather. @_ARuggiero

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Kim is a deceiver just like his father and grandfather. @_ARuggiero  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kim is a deceiver just like his father and grandfather. @_ARuggiero https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/05/10/trump-north-korea-kim-jong-un-nobel-prize-218357

  • Secondary sanctions end the airplane deals to Iran. @eottolenghi @FD

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Aerial view of the Airbus plant Lagardère. In the background the Aéroconstellation area with the Aeroscopia museum and the association Ailes Anciennes Toulouse.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Secondary sanctions end the airplane deals to Iran. @eottolenghi  @FD Emanuele Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an expert at its Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance...more

  • Hezbollah rocketeers of Lebanon fear Israeli retaliation. Hanin Ghaddar @haningdr @WashInstitute

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Grapesofwrath) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hezbollah rocketeers of Lebanon fear Israeli retaliation. Hanin Ghaddar @haningdr @WashInstitute On how Hezbollah legitimized its weapons via the ballots هل صار سلاح حزب الله شرعياً؟ http://daraj.com/Article/5966/-- هل-صار-سلاح-حزب-الله-شرعياً- #darajmedia via @darajmedia

  • The Iranian people will free Iran. @MichaeLedeen @FDD

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Protesters mobilising in Tehran before mass protests on 13 June) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Iranian people will free Iran. @MichaeLedeen @FDD  https://pjmedia.com/michaelledeen/the-issue-is-iran-not-the-deal/

  • Europe whines about Trump yet privately cheers America as Shane. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Alan Ladd (1913-1964) with Ben Johnson (1918-1996) who played tough guy Chris Calloway.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Europe whines about Trump yet privately cheers America as Shane. @VDHanson @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/america-weird?utmsource=hdr&utmmedium=email&utmcampaign=2018-05-09&utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=c67f86ed1c-HDR&utmmedium=email&utmter...more

  • "Diplomatically, he will be a game-changer..." @SebGorka

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: President Donald J. Trump departs from the Pentagon alongside Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Jan. 27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr) Date 27 January 2017, 16:48 Source 170127-D-GY869-031 Author James Mattis) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Diplomatically, he will be a game-changer..."  @SebGorka https://news.usni.org/2018/05/09/mattis-u-s-le...more

  • Speaking of Trump & the Nobel Peace Prize. @SebGorka

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 日本語: 1974年(昭和49年)、佐藤栄作に贈られたノーベル平和賞の金メダル。国立公文書館所蔵(請求番号:寄贈01854100)。 English: Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Eisaku Satō Date 2 July 2016, 15:59:36 Source Own work Author Awalin) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Speaking of Trump & the Nobel Peace Prize. @SebGorka https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-tweets-korea-and-the-rocket-man-1525974240?mod=djemBestOfTheWeb The New York Times, perhaps caught up in t...more

  • Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 2 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr.

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 2 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 2 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr. https://www.amazon.com/Through-Valley-My-Captivity-Vietnam/dp/1591145864/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525921016&sr=1-1&keywords=through+the+valley+read...more

  • North Korea predation spreads. Bruce Bechtol, author, North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Museum of American War Atrocities. Alleged American war atrocities against the Korean people is the main theme of the museum. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea predation spreads. Bruce Bechtol, author, North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. http://kentuckypress.com/live/title_detail.php?titleid=5445#.Wu1qfTGWyM9...more

  • Lynne Blankenbeker for the 2nd District of New Hampshire.

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Concord NH ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lynne Blankenbeker for the 2nd District of New Hampshire. @BlankenbekerNH https://www.blankenbeker.com/about Lynne Blankenbeker is an accomplished Nurse, Veteran, Legislator, and Attorney. She has dedicated herself to caring for members of the military, veterans and their families. A Captain in the Navy Reserves, Lynne has deployed three times in support of Ope...more

  • SEC bullies without justice. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., near Union Station ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow SEC bullies without justice. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst The Constitution lays out the principle of the separation of powers in three simple steps. Article I gives Congress the power to make the laws of the United States. Article II entrusts the President to take care that the laws ...more

  • Europe rejects the Trump rejection of the Iran deal. 2 of 2: Robert Guest @economist

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:SS-20 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Europe rejects the Trump rejection of the Iran deal. 2 of 2: @RobertGuest @economist https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21741546-complacent-reckless-leaders-have-forgotten-how-valuable-it-restrain-nuclear

  • Europe rejects the Trump rejection of the Iran deal. 1 of 2: @RobertGuest @economist

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Gorbachev and Reagan sign the INF Treaty) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Europe rejects the Trump rejection of the Iran deal. 1 of 2: Robert Guest @economist https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21741546-complacent-reckless-leaders-have-forgotten-how-valuable-it-restrain-nuclear

  • West Virginia Republican voting was badly reported just like 2016. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Saturday afternoon street scene, Welch, McDowell County, 1946 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow West Virginia Republican voting was badly reported just like 2016. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer https://www.amazon.com/Great-Revolt-Populist-Coalition-Reshaping/dp/1524763683

  • Idaho goes confidently to the polls. Stephen Yates, YatesforIdaho.com @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed in the Owyhee Mountains, about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Boise, Idaho ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Idaho goes confidently to the polls. Stephen Yates, YatesforIdaho.com @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • Can Mnuchin, Kudlow, and Ross solve the Chinese Communist Party's mercantilism and thievery?@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Can Mnuchin, Kudlow, and Ross solve the Chinese Communist Party's mercantilism and thievery?@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • How does the Iran deal exit connect with the North Korea deal start? @JoshRogin @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How does the Iran deal exit connect with the North Korea deal start? @JoshRogin @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2018/05/09/trumps-new-iran-strategy-succeeds-or-fails-in-syria/?utm_term=.d18d77ca127a Trump’s new Iran strategy succeeds or fails in Syria

  • Rosenstein is two-faced and ineffective with both. @WJMcGurn

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rosenstein is two-faced and ineffective with both. @WJMcGurn https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-two-rod-rosensteins-1525731897

  • Trump delivers on the campaign promise to end the failed Iran deal. @MonicaCrowley

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump delivers on the campaign promise to end the failed Iran deal. @MonicaCrowley

  • What are the US Air Force strategic assets that an answer a North Korean attack? Peter Huessy, Director of Strategic Deterrent Studies, Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What are the US Air Force strategic assets that an answer a North Korean attack? Peter Huessy, Director of Strategic Deterrent Studies, Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association

  • Trump and Kim will meet in Singapore. Tara O, Institute of Corean-American Studies. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump and Kim will meet in Singapore. Tara O, Institute of Corean-American Studies. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The James Webb Space Elephant. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Test unit of the sunshield stacked and expanded at the Northrop Grumman facility in California, 2014) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The James Webb Space Elephant.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com During ground tests of the James Webb Space Telescope engineers have discovered an additional quite astonishing problem that will certainly delay the project again. In a presentation at a meeting of the Nationa...more

  • Reusability is the success. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com.

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Reusability is the success. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com.

  • Trump and the Jobs Boom. @LizPeek

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump and the Jobs Boom. @LizPeek https://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2018/05/04/the-april-jobs-report-in-12-charts/ 4 COMMENTS The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.9% in April, hitting the lowest level since December 2000, as employers picked up the pace of hiring by adding 164,000 jobs. Wider measures of unemployment also declined last month, including the broadest rate...more

  • The fractured Democrats & What is to be done? @LizPeek

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Wood engraving illustrating the Charleston convention 1860) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The fractured Democrats & What is to be done? @LizPeek https://www.wsj.com/graphics/divisions-among-the-democrats/?mod=article_inline

  • Why were we in Vietnam? A Noble Cause: 2 of 2: American Battlefield Victories In Vietnam Kindle Edition by Douglas Niles (Author)

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why were we in Vietnam? A Noble Cause: 2 of 2: American Battlefield Victories In Vietnam Kindle Edition by Douglas Niles (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Cause-American-Battlefield-Victories-ebook/dp/B00TY3ZN8I/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1525824694&sr=8-1&keywords=Noble+cause+niles Celebrating the skill and bravery of the United States armed forces and their Sou...more

  • Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 1 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr.

    May 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Walking to the Hanoi Hilton: Through the Valley: 1 of 4: My Captivity in Vietnam by William Reeder Jr. [ https://www.amazon.com/Through-Valley-My-Captivity-Vietnam/dp/1591145864/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525921016&sr=1-1&keywords=through+the+valley+reader](https://www.amazon.com/Through-Valley-My-Captivity-Vietnam/dp/1591145864/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=U...more

  • Gaza threatens Southern Israel & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gaza threatens Southern Israel & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow

  • Iran threatens northern Israel & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran threatens northern Israel & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow

  • Ending the Iran Deal & the European Allies. @rich_goldberg @ThadMcCotter

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ending the Iran Deal & the European Allies. @rich_goldberg @ThadMcCotter

  • Ending the Iran Deal & and the Middle East. @rich_goldberg @ThadMcCotter

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ending the Iran Deal & and the Middle East. @rich_goldberg @ThadMcCotter

  • Europe and the Democrats complain emptily at the end of the failed Iran deal. @MaryKissel

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Europe and the Democrats complain emptily at the end of the failed Iran deal. @MaryKissel https://www.wsj.com/articles/after-obamas-iran-deal-1525821110

  • The unknown country road ahead for trade talks with China. @Larry_Kudlow, Director of NEC.

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The unknown country road ahead for trade talks with China. @Larry_Kudlow, Director of NEC. http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-china-trade-war-trip-mnuchin-ross-navarro-lighthizer-2018-5

  • Why did Kim Jung Un again dash secretly to Xi Jinping in China? @GordonCChang

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why did Kim Jung Un again dash secretly to Xi Jinping in China? @GordonCChang

  • Trump economy surges for to a 45-year high for small businesses. @StephenMoore @Heritage

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump economy surges for to a 45-year high for small businesses. @StephenMoore @Heritage https://finance.yahoo.com/news/small-business-optimism-climbs-earnings-jump-time-high-nfib-says-100017769.html Small business optimism climbs as profit levels jump to all-time high, NFIB says

  • China's miracle makes Americans richer: @JohnTamny

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China's miracle makes Americans richer: @JohnTamny https://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2018/04/17/hopingucirvinewilldotheworldafavorandtakepeternavarroback103234.html

  • Nine Days in May: 3 of 3: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, by Warren K. Wilkins

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The 1st Battalion, 503rd U.S. Infantry battles for Hill 882, southwest of Dak To ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Nine Days in May: 3 of 3: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, by Warren K. Wilkins https://www.amazon.com/Nine-Days-May-Infantry-Cambodian/dp/0806157151/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525405534&sr=1-1 Moving through the jungle near the Cambodian border o...more

  • Why were we in Vietnam? A Noble Cause: 1 of 2: American Battlefield Victories In Vietnam Kindle Edition by Douglas Niles (Author)

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Two U.S. Marine Corps amphibious tractors are moving along the beach in the foreground, with a UH-1 helicopter approaching at right. USS Washtenaw County (LST-1166) is in the background during Operation Deckhouse Five.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why were we in Vietnam? A Noble Cause: 1 of 2:  American Battlefield Victories In Vietnam Kindle Edition by Douglas Niles (Author) https://www.amazon.com/...more

  • Untax the rich and grow the jobs and GDP. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    May 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Scrooge ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Untax the rich and grow the jobs and GDP. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2018/04/24/thegreattaxmigration_136885.html

  • Large-scale dog-and-pony airstrike on Syria. Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzone

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:010614-N-8894M-001 Pacific Ocean (Jun.16, 2001) -- The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) maneuvers at high speed during routine operations near San Diego, California. Date 16 June 2001 Source From: http://www.news.navy.mil/view_single.asp?id=3156 crop is from http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/01076.htm (Navsource is not a US Navy website) Author U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Frederick McCahan. (RELEASED) Permission (R...more

  • Russia demonstrates anti-ship missiles off Syria and what is t be done? Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzone

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Russian Air Force Su-30MKM Date 17 August 2001 Source http://www.airliners.net/photo/Russia---Air/Sukhoi-Su-30MK/0190584/L/ Author Dmitry Avdeev) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russia demonstrates anti-ship missiles off Syria and what istot be done? Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzone http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/20602/russian-su-30sm-fighter-jet-crashed-off-the-syrian-coast-killing-both-crew

  • North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: 122mm Sonyon 323 - North Korea Victory Day-2013 Date 26 July 2013, 23:08:30 Source https://www.flickr.com/photos/rapidtravelchai/9465924432/ Author Stefan Krasowski Camera location 39° 01′ 22.3″ N, 125° 46′ 25.96″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability by Bruc...more

  • China aims to conquer. @ThadMcCotter@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Earliest known representation of a gun (a fire lance) and a grenade (upper right), from the cave murals of Dunhuang, China, 10th century.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China aims to conquer. @ThadMcCotter@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The Day after the Iran Deal Ends. @DavidMDrucker @ThadMcCotter

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with "CBS Evening News" Anchor Scott Pelley before an interview at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, N.Y., on August 11, 2015, focused on the Iranian nuclear deal negotiated by the United States, Iran, the European Union, and the P5+1 nations. [State Department photo/ Public Domain] Date 11 August 2015, 14:16 Source Secretary Kerry Speaks on 'CBS Evening News' Set in New York With Anchor Pelley Before Interview Foc...more

  • ISIS advances against Assad. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Southern Damascus ISIS agitprop from Long War Journal) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow ISIS advances against Assad. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/05/islamic-state-continues-to-battle-assad-regime-allies.php

  • Mueller struggles with Flynn, Manafort, and the Russian Trolls: 2 of 2: @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office to discuss the shootings in Aurora, Colorado, July 20, 2012. Pictured, from left, are: Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President, and FBI Director Robert Mueller. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Date 20 July 2012, 14:22 Source P072012PS-0298 Author The White House from Washington, DC ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitte...more

  • Mueller struggles with Flynn, Manafort, and the Russian Trolls: 1 of 2: @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:President Bush Nominates Robert S. Mueller as Director of the FBI President George W. Bush announces Robert Mueller to be director of the FBI during an ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mueller struggles with Flynn, Manafort, and the Russian Trolls: 1 of 2: @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/05/robert-mueller-tough-week-court-manafort/

  • The jobs boom do not lead to wage increases. @McTagueJ

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Workers assemble Volkswagen Golf 6 cars at the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen and other German automakers are among those driving Germany's economic boom. Sean Gallup/Getty Images) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The jobs boom do not lead to wage increases. @McTagueJ https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/april-2018-jobs-report-analysis The pace of hiring is beginning to slow. After th...more

  • The DOD deceives the DOD about the Taliban. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: President Ronald Reagan meeting with Afghan Mujahideen leaders in the Oval Office in 1983 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The DOD deceives the DOD about the Taliban. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/05/desperate-taliban-has-lost-ground-pentagon-spokesperson-wrongly-claims.php

  • Iran and North Korea failures: The Second Nuclear Age: 2 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A truck-mounted launch system (TEL) armed with 4 Babur cruise missiles on display at the IDEAS 2008 defence exhibition in Karachi, Pakistan.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran and North Korea failures: The Second Nuclear Age: 2 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken https://www.amazon.com/Second-Nuclear-Age-Strategy-Politics/dp/1250037352/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid...more

  • Iran and North Korea failures: The Second Nuclear Age: 1 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken

    May 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The televised screen-shot of Chagai-I on 28 May 1998.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran and North Korea failures: The Second Nuclear Age: 1 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken https://www.amazon.com/Second-Nuclear-Age-Strategy-Politics/dp/1250037352/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525738843&sr=1-1 A leading international security strategist offers a compelli...more

  • National Fixer-Upper: The Hidden White House: 2 of 2: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America’s Most Famous Residence by Robert Klara

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Workers inside Ductwork during the Renovation of the White House, 07/19/1951 Description  General notes: To underscore the size of the massive new ventilation system being installed above the tunnel in the new White House basement, the photographer placed workmen inside the illuminated ductwork. All are unidentified. Date 19 July 1951 Current location  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Harry S. Truman Library (NLHST), 500 West U.S...more

  • National Fixer-Upper: The Hidden White House: 1 of 2: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America’s Most Famous Residence by Robert Klara

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Southwest View of the North Portico of the White House during the Renovation, 06/05/1951 Description  General notes: The southwest view of the North Portico of the White House during the renovation. The old worn sandstone steps have been removed and will be replaced by stone steps. Date 5 June 1951 Current location  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Harry S. Truman Library (NLHST), 500 West U.S. Highway 24, Independence, MO, 64050...more

  • June, 1967: Like Dreamers: 2 of 2: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation by Yossi Klein Halevi

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 1967. Description Only three days pased since the IDF conqered the old City of Jerusalem and freed the Holy place for the Jews like the Western Wall, thousands of Jews from all the country pilgrimage to the spot which for many years was out for the Jews. Photo shows: A soldier who receive a short leave put on tefilin with the help. Depicted place Jerusalem (Israel) Date 1967 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorS...more

  • June, 1967: Like Dreamers: 1 of 2: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation by Yossi Klein Halevi (Author)

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Israeli policemen meet a Jordanian legionnaire near the Mandelbaum Gate on the ceasefire line that went through Jerusalem between 1949 and June 1967 العربية: شرطي إسرائيلي يلتقي بجندي أردني قرب بوابة مندلباوم على خط الهدنة الذي كان يفصل مدينة القدس بين 1949 وحزيران/يونيو 1967 עברית: שוטר ישראלי פוגש לגיונר ירדני ליד שער מנדלבאום על קו הפסקת האש שחצה את ירושלים בין 1949 ויוני 1967 Date circa 1950 Source A Photographed History of Israel Author Unknown ) http://JohnBa...more

  • First Cold War: Blind over Cuba: 2 of 2: The Photo Gap and the Missile Crisis (Foreign Relations and the Presidency) by David M. Barrett and Max Holland

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A U.S. Navy Lockheed SP-2H Neptune (BuNo 140986) of patrol squadron VP-18 Flying Phantoms flying over a Soviet freighter. The freighter is most probably the Okhotsk, which left the port at Nuevita carrying 12 IL-28 airplanes on 5 December 1962 ; see [1], [2], [3]. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow First Cold War: Blind over Cuba: 2 of 2:  The Photo Gap and the Missile Crisis (Foreign Relations and the Preside...more

  • First Cold War: Blind over Cuba: 1 of 2: The Photo Gap and the Missile Crisis (Foreign Relations and the Presidency) by David M. Barrett and Max Holland

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: More details President Kennedy signs the Proclamation for Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba at the Oval Office on October 23, 1962.[56] Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is/was here. ST-459-10-62 23 October 1962 President Kennedy signs the Proclamation for Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba. White House, Oval Office. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorSh...more

  • Energy Superpower: The Frackers: 2 of 2: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters by Gregory Zuckerman by Gregory Zuckerman.

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Middle of the fracking process while fracking the Bakken in North Dakota Date 11 August 2011, 05:58:27 Source Own work Author Joshua Doubek ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Energy Superpower: The Frackers: 2 of 2: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters by Gregory Zuckerman by Gregory Zuckerman. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FIW06QM/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i4

  • Energy Superpower: The Frackers: 1 of 2: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters by Gregory Zuckerman by Gregory Zuckerman.

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Description  English: Halliburton Frack Job in the Bakken Date 9 August 2011, 07:09:52 Source Own work Author Joshua Doubek) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Energy Superpower: The Frackers: 1 of 2:  The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters by Gregory Zuckerman by Gregory Zuckerman. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FIW06QM/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i4

  • Crows can live for 59 years: Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness by Lyanda Lynn Haupt

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Japan; Print; Prints Date mid- 1810s Medium Part of an album of woodblock prints (surimono); ink and color on paper Dimensions 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (21 x 18.4 cm) Current location  Metropolitan Museum of Art Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q160236 Asian Art Accession number JP2373 Credit line H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Crows can live for 5...more

  • 4 years ago: The US threatens Russia at the start of Ukraine Crisis: 4/28/14. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Overview of the occupation of central Kiev by protestors in early February 2014 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4 years ago: The US threatens Russia at the start of Ukraine Crisis: 4/28/14. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • 4 years ago: Temp workers in America. Michael Grabell @ProPublica

    May 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Alaska Mercantile Company's warehouses and main store, Nome, October 1, 1906 Description  English: Caption on image: Rear view of Alaska Mercantile Co.'s warehouses 4, 5, 6 and Main store, Nome, Alaska, Oct. 1st 1906. F.H. Nowell, 5265 Subjects (LCTGM): Warehouses--Alaska--Nome; Stores & shops--Alaska--Nome; Railroad tracks--Alaska--Nome Subjects (LCSH): Alaska Mercantile Company Depicted place Nome Date 1906 Medium  English: Silver gelatin, b&w...more

  • Two bullets struck Frick: More Powerful Than Dynamite: 2 of 2: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The Frick Collection) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Two bullets struck Frick: More Powerful Than Dynamite: 2 of 2: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007DD9OSG/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0 In the year that saw the start of World War I, the United States was itself on the verge of revolution: industrial depression in th...more

  • Two bullets struck Frick: More Powerful Than Dynamite: 1 of 2: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Two bullets struck Frick: More Powerful Than Dynamite: 1 of 2:  Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones [ https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007DD9OSG/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0](https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007DD9OSG/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0) In the year that saw the start of World War I, the United States was...more

  • Arabian Nights: The Honored Dead: A Story of Friendship, Murder, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World by Joseph Braude

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Casablanca in 1930—seen from Boulevard de la Gare, now Muhammad El-Khamis Street) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Arabian Nights: The Honored Dead: A Story of Friendship, Murder, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World by Joseph Braude https://www.amazon.com/Honored-Dead-Friendship-Murder-Search/dp/0385527039/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525574574&sr=1-1&keywords=honored+dead

  • Stealthy Management: Ike's Bluff: 2 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:President Eisenhower with Wernher von Braun, 1960 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Stealthy Management: Ike's Bluff: 2 of 2:  President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/0316091030/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525573999&sr=1-1&keywords=Ike%27s+bluff

  • Stealthy Management: Ike's Bluff: 1 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. President Eisenhower visits Taiwan and its President Chiang Kai-shek at Taipei. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Stealthy Management: Ike's Bluff: 1 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/0316091030/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525573999&sr=1-1&keywords=Ike%27s+bluff

  • 5 months ago: John Bolton on Jerusalem.:"What Trump did merely recognized reality. We have found the capital of Israel, and it turns out it's Jerusalem."

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Old Jerusalem Al-Jabsha Street stairs and arches. The ramps in the middle of the streets are to accommodate carts. On the right, entrance to the Greco-Orthodox monastery of St. Spyridon Français : Vieille ville de Jérusalem, quartier chrétien, rue Al-Jabsha - sur la droite, l'entrée du monastère gréco-orthodoxe de St. Spyridon Date 8 October 2010, 10:36 Source Own work ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @Batch...more

  • 9 months ago: John Bolton on North North Korea: ""I think the regime in North Korea is much more fragile that people think." @AmbJohnBolton @ThadMcCotter

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: UN delegate Lieut. Gen. William K. Harrison, Jr. (seated left), and Korean People’s Army and Chinese People’s Volunteers delegate Gen. Nam Il (seated right) signing the Korean War armistice agreement at P’anmunjŏm, Korea, July 27, 1953. 中文(简体)‎: 《朝鲜停战协定》签署现场,1953年7月27日。左侧坐者为联合国军代表团首席代表、美国陆军中将威廉·凯·海立胜,右侧坐者为朝鲜人民军与中国人民志愿军代表团首席代表、朝鲜人民军大将南日。 Date 27 July 1953 Source http://www.britannica.com/media/full/160426 (a crop of NARA FILE #: 080-G-625728, WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #:...more

  • Dealing with Devils: Escape from North Korea: 2 of 2: The Untold Story of Asia's Underground Railroad by Melanie Kirkpatrick

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: "We are pretty sure now that the communists wanted peace, not because of a two-year stalemate on the ground, but to get airpower off their back." Gen. O.P. Weyland, Far East Air Forces Commander  Facing increasing UN air power pressure, the communists finally signed a ceasefire on July 27, 1953, ending the fighting in Korea. The U.S. Air Force emerged from the Korean War as a proven force, ready to face future Cold War challenges. In the fight to resist communist a...more

  • Dealing with Devils: Escape from North Korea: 1 of 2: The Untold Story of Asia's Underground Railroad by Melanie Kirkpatrick

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: During the Korean War, Koreans from Hamhung identify the bodies of some 300 political prisoners who were killed by the North Korean Army by being forced into caves which were subsequently sealed off so that they died of suffocation. October 19, 1950. Lt. Winslow. (Army) NARA FILE #: 111-SC-351359 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1508 Date  Source http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageRetrieve.action?guid=2f8c2c2b7d7a58fd9921c747e04f403c4a7c51c7&t=2 Author Lt. Winslow P...more

  • 3 months ago, John Bolton on the media, "The Wall Street Journal call the mainstream media, during the Obama Administration,they called them ' stenographers for the White House.' That hasn't changed." @AmbJohnBolton @ThadMcCotter

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 3 months ago, John Bolton on the media, "The Wall Street Journal call the mainstream media, during the Obama Administration,they called them ' stenographers for the White House.' That hasn't changed." @AmbJohnBolton @ThadMcCotter What was Susan Rice thinking? @AmbJohnBolton @ThadMcCotter http://triblive.com/opinion/featuredcommentary/13266369-74/john-...more

  • 9 months ago: John Bolton, "To me, the abrogation of the Iran nuclear deal is critical to undermining the overall grand strategy that Iran is pursuing." @AmbJohnBolton @ThadMcCotter

    May 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 9 months ago: John Bolton, "To me, the abrogation of the Iran nuclear deal is critical to undermining the overall grand strategy that Iran is pursuing." @AmbJohnBolton @ThadMcCotter There are four basic elements to the development and implementation of the campaign plan to decertify and abrogate the Iran nuclear deal: 1. Early, quiet consultations with key players...more

  • Perfectly suits the news: And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life. by Charles J. Shields

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Dresden, Teilansicht des zerstörten Stadtzentrums über die Elbe nach der Neustadt. In der Bildmitte der Neumarkt und die Ruine der Frauenkirche.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Perfectly suits the news:  And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life. by C...more

  • Unsolved war: Such Men as These: 2 of 2: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea by David Sears

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:North American F-51D-25-NT Mustangs of the 67th Fighter-Bomber Squadron. Serials 44-84916 and 44-75000 identifiable) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Unsolved war: Such Men as These: 2 of 2: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea by David Sears https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003K15524/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0 In 1951, James Michener went to Korea to report on a little ...more

  • Unsolved war: Such Men as These: 1 of 2: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea by David Sears

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: North American F-86F-25-NH Sabres of the 4th FIW over Korea. Serial 52-5346 identifiable) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Unsolved war: Such Men as These: 1 of 2:  The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea by David Sears https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003K15524/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0 In 1951, James Michener went to Korea to report on a little known aspect of America&#...more

  • GAO dissects NASA's Titanics. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Rudder with central and port wing propellers[c] for scale note the man at bottom of the photo ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow GAO dissects NASA's Titanics. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com GAO predicts more delays and cost increases in NASA’s big projects May 3, 2018 at 10:30 am Robert Zimmerman The Government Accountability Office is predicting more delays and cost increases for most of NASA’s big p...more

  • Abbas anti-semitisim and Holocaust denial embraced by the PA. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_Pres

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Abbas with Ariel Sharon and George W. Bush in Aqaba, Jordan, 4 June 2003) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Abbas anti-semitisim and Holocaust denial embraced by the PA. Malcolm Hoenlein @ConfofPres

  • Lessons learned by taking in refugee school children in Florida. @Paul_E_Peterson @HooverInst

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Haiti: Earthquake 2010 | People standing amid the rubble of … | Flickr ... Haiti: Earthquake 2010 | by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operation ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lessons learned by taking in refugee school children in Florida. @PaulEPeterson @HooverInst Effects Of Refugee Students On Non-Refugee Students by Paul E. Peterson via The Education Exchange After a devastating earthq...more

  • Fission power plant for larger solar system probes. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Cassini-Huygens assembly ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fission power plant for larger solar system probes. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/?s=fission NASA has successfully completed a full test of a new small fission power plant that it hopes to use in future space missions. The prototype power system uses a solid, cast uranium-235 reactor core, about the size of a paper...more

  • "Russia cloaking itself as a neutral peace-maker in Syria." @AnnaBorsch @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Vladimir Putin visited Khmeimim Air Base in Syria • President of Russia At the Khmeimim air base in Syria. With the Aerospace Force pilots who took part) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Russia cloaking itself as a neutral peace-maker in Syria." @AnnaBorsch @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein

  • Nine Days in May:2 of 3: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, by Warren K. Wilkins

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Bình Dương, Phước Long and Bình Long provinces in map of South Vietnam ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Nine Days in May:2 of 3: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, by Warren K. Wilkins https://www.amazon.com/Nine-Days-May-Infantry-Cambodian/dp/0806157151/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525405534&sr=1-1 Moving through the jungle near the Cambodian border on May 18, 1...more

  • Escalation on the Iran-Israeli front. Mike Doran @HudsonInstitute

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoDestroyed area in Aleppo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Escalation on the Iran-Israeli front. Mike Doran @HudsonInstitute Michael Doran is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute. He specializes in Middle East security issues. In the administration of President George W. Bush, Doran served in the White House as a senior director in the National Security Council, where he was responsible for helping to dev...more

  • What will Berlin and Paris do about the failed Iran Deal? @rich_goldberg

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Berlin became the capital of the German Empire in 1871 and expanded rapidly in the following years. (Unter den Linden in 1900) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What will Berlin and Paris do about the failed Iran Deal? @rich_goldberg https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/05/iran-nuclear-deal-israeli-intelligence-report-reinstate-sanctions/

  • America's Intelligence Community loses its way. @MichaelLedeen @FDD

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Aerial view of the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters, Langley, Virginia.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow America's Intelligence Community loses its way. @MichaelLedeen @FDD https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/270045/former-cia-chief-blames-trump-creating-post-truth-michael-ledeen

  • Hizbollah is also a threat in the War of the North. @NeriZilber Malcolm Hoenlein

    May 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Hezbollah guys.jpg - Wikimedia Commons File:Hezbollah guys.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hizbollah is also a threat in the War of the North. @NeriZilber Malcolm Hoenlein Neri Zilber, a journalist and analyst on Middle East politics and culture, is an adjunct fellow of The Washington Institute. He was previously a visiting scholar at the Institute in 2014-2015, where his research focused on the ...more

  • Japan seeks maximum pressure on North Korea & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    May 04 2018

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2018/05/03/japanese-abductee-families-to-trump-dont-forget-us/?utm_term=.494338e1b9b1AUTHOR. (Photo:Tokyo ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Japan seeks maximum pressure on North Korea & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2018/05/03/japanese-abductee-families-to-trump-dont-forget-us/?utm_term=.494338e1b9b1

  • Why are we in Afghanistan? @SebGorka

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: US, Afghan forces conduct checkpoint operations near COP Y… | Flickr ... US, Afghan forces conduct checkpoint operations near COP Yosef Khel [Image 12 of 14) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why are we in Afghanistan? @SebGorka https://taskandpurpose.com/were-the-mujahideen-in-afghanistan/

  • Trump aims at North Korea: "A bad deal is not an option." @SebGorka

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Old fortress wall of Daegu in Dalseong Park. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump aims at North Korea: "A bad deal is not an option." @SebGorka "Right now," said Mike Pompeo, "we have an unprecedented opportunity to change the course of history on the Korean Peninsula... It's time to solve this once and for all. A bad deal is not an option. The American people are counting on ...more

  • China industrial policy of theft and bullying cannot secure China's economy. @DanielGriswold

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Manchu cavalry charging Ming infantry in the battle of Sarhu in 1619 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China industrial policy of theft and bullying cannot secure China's economy.  @DanielGriswold http://thehill.com/opinion/international/385865-america-holds-the-best-cards-heading-into-china-trade-talks

  • Iran's secret nuclear weapons program no longer secret. @AmbDermer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_prest

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Deutsch: Iran Talks. Abschluss Iran Verhandlungen. UNO. Wien, 14.07.2015, Foto: Dragan Tatic English: Iran nuclear deal: agreement iin Vienna. فارسی: مذاکرات نهایی تیم مذاکره‌کننده هسته‌ای ایران با وزیران خارجه کشورهای عضو 1+5 پیش از توافق نهایی بر سر برنامه هسته‌ای ایران به به برنامه جامع اقدام مشترک (برجام) نامگذاری شد؛ واقع در هتل کوبورگ وین. Date 14 July 2015, 09:37 Source Iran Talks Author Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äusseres ) http://JohnBatchelorSho...more

  • What is the Kazakhstan promise for the 21st century? @CliffordDMay @FDD

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: View of Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan Date 19 April 2012 Source Own work Author Interfase Camera location 43° 14′ 33.58″ N, 76° 57′ 18.62″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What is the Kazakhstan promise for the 21st century? @CliffordDMay @FDD https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/1/a-little-pivot-to-central-asia/

  • Nine Days in May: 1 of 3: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, by Warren K. Wilkins

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Members of Co. C, 1st Bn, 8th Inf, 1st Bde, 4th Inf Div, descend the side of Hill 742, located five miles northwest of Dak To during Operation MacArthur. Date 1967-11-14-17 Source http://www.history.army.mil/art/A&I/vietnam/vn-inf.htm Author US Army ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Nine Days in May: 1 of 3: The Battles of the 4th Infantry Division on the Cambodian Border, by Warren K. Wilkins https...more

  • Shape of Things to Come in Uber Robot Air. @PappalardoJoe

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Shape of Things to Come in Uber Robot Air. @PappalardoJoe https://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/a20122610/uber-elevate-flying-taxi-dallas-bell-helicopter/

  • The population bomb that failed. @WJMcGurn

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A large increase in global food production since the 1960s and a slowing of population growth have, within the current context of continued depletion of non-renewable resources, averted the scale of food shortage, famine and catastrophe foretold by the Ehrlichs.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The population bomb that failed. @WJMcGurn https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-population-bomb-was-a-dud-1525125341

  • UN abuse of power in Guatemala & What is to be done about the suspect Kremlin bad acting? @MaryAnastasiaOG

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Maya city of Tikal ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow UN abuse of power in Guatemala & What is to be done about the suspect Kremlin bad acting? @MaryAnastasiaOG https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-crisis-in-guatemala-abetted-by-the-u-n-1524420935 https://www.wsj.com/articles/russias-dubious-guatemala-story-1523817541

  • Mexico election between a known corporatist and an unknown progressive. Mary Anastasia O'Grady @WSJOpinion @MaryAnastasiaOG

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mexico election between a known corporatist and an unknown progressive. Mary Anastasia O'Grady @WSJOpinion @MaryAnastasiaOG https://www.wsj.com/articles/mexicos-two-man-race-1525034856 https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-crisis-in-guatemala-abetted-by-the-u-n-1524420935 https://www.wsj.com/articles/russias-dubious-guatemala-story-152381754...more

  • Small town America recruits the Millennials & What is to be done? @SalenaZito @LaraMBrownPHD

    May 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street (2004) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Small town America recruits the Millennials & What is to be done? @SalenaZito @LaraMBrownPHD

  • The North Korea Peace Now Rodeo. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @BruceKlingner

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: North Koreans bowing to statues of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il at the Mansu Hill Grand Monument in Pyongyang) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The North Korea Peace Now Rodeo. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @BruceKlingner

  • North Korea is part of a chain of rogue nuke states & What is to be done? @EliLake @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastc

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea is part of a chain of rogue nuke  states & What is to be done? @EliLake @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastc

  • China plans to militarize the moon. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Image above: On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 Commander Neil A. Armstrong leads astronauts Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., from the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building to the transfer van for the eight-mile trip to Pad 39A. Image credit: NASA) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China plans to militarize the moon. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The Chinese industrial policy is theft. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Seagate Wuxi China Factory Tour | Workers perform final test… | Flick ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Chinese industrial policy is theft. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The risks of the Trump Administration negotiating with Beijing. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Description  English: View of Pudong apartments in the background of skyscrapers, seen from HongTa (St. Regi's) hotel Date 15 October 2012, 15:51:35 Source Own work Author Jacob.jose) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The risks of the Trump Administration negotiating with Beijing. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The rich Federal lands of Idaho & What is to be done? Stephen Yates, candidate for Lt. Governor of Idaho. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Shoshone Falls in south central Idaho ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The rich Federal lands of Idaho & What is to be done? Stephen Yates, candidate for Lt. Governor of Idaho. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • PA Abbas speaks anti-semitic hate & What is to be done? @MonicaCrowley

    May 03 2018

    http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-palestinian-abbas-tirade-20180502-story.htmlAUTHOR. (Photo:File:Il centro di Ramallah.JPG - Wikimedia Commons File:Il centro di Ramallah.JPG ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PA Abbas speaks anti-semitic hate & What is to be done? @MonicaCrowley http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-palestinian-abbas-tirade-20180502-story.html

  • Would you advise President Trump to answer the Special Counsel's questions? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Robert Mueller, 2012.jpg - Wikimedia Commons) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Would you advise President Trump to answer the Special Counsel's questions? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/05/robert-mueller-questions-trump-decline-interview/

  • Can Iran fashion a nuclear warhead for a ballistic missile? Henry Sokolski

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Zolfaqar in inaugurated the mass production line day 10.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Can Iran fashion a nuclear warhead for a ballistic missile? Henry Sokolski

  • Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 4 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Abbie Rowe, 1905-1967, Photographer (NARA record: 8451352) Record creator National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. Harry S. Truman Library. (04/01/1985 - ) Title President Truman places a wreath at the tomb of George Washington at Mt. Vernon. Date 22 February 1947 Current location  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Harry S. Truman Library (NLHST), 500 West U.S. Highway 24, Independence, MO, ...more

  • Googlers protest the Vietnam War. @DeffTechPat

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Vietnam War protests at the Pentagon, October 1967 image ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Googlers protest the Vietnam War. @DefTechPat https://www.nextgov.com/it-modernization/2018/04/google-pursuing-pentagons-giant-cloud-contract-quietly-fearing-employee-revolt/147440/

  • How did the dust-cloud-created planetesimals turn into rocket planets? Ken Croswell.

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Birth of an Earth-like Planet (Artist concept)  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How did the dust-cloud-created planetesimals turn into rocket planets? Ken Croswell.

  • The Pentagon quest in the AI Race. @DefTechPat

    May 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Pentagon quest in the AI Race. @DefTechPat

  • Curiosity detours and Opportunity winters. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:NASA's Curiosity rover finds strange bedrock on Mars - SpaceFlight ... NASA Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity Mount Sharp Gale Crater Wheel damage NASA photo ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Curiosity detours and Opportunity winters. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/mars-rover-update-april-27-2018/ Mars rover update: April 27,...more

  • Earth's Magnetic Field not flipping tonight, perhaps. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: )Drawing of a magnetic field by French philosopher René Descartes, from his Principia Philosophiae, 1644. This was one of the first drawings of the concept of a magnetic field. It shows the magnetic field of the Earth (D) attracting several round lodestones (I, K, L, M, N) and illustrates his theory of magnetism. Descartes proposed that magnetic attraction was caused by the circulation of tiny helical particles, "threaded parts" (shown), which circulated through parall...more

  • 3 years ago: John Bolton on the Iran Deal: "Any president who was awake would reject this deal."

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Iran Deal2015) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 3 years ago: John Bolton on the Iran Deal: "Any president who was awake would reject this deal."

  • Tales of the New Cold War: Ukraine parades its anti-semitism and Neo-Nazism: 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Execution of Poles in Kórnik, 20 October 1939 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: Ukraine parades its anti-semitism and Neo-Nazism: 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/18922/it-looks-like-javelin-anti-tank-missiles-are-headed-to-battlefield-ukraine http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30655184

  • Tales of the New Cold War: Ukraine parades its anti-semitism and Neo-Nazism: 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Executions of Jews by German army mobile killing units (Einsatzgruppen) near Ivangorod Ukraine. The photo was mailed from the Eastern Front to Germany and intercepted at a Warsaw post office by a member of the Polish resistance collecting documentation on Nazi war crimes. The original print was owned by Tadeusz Mazur and Jerzy Tomaszewski and now resides in Historical Archives in Warsaw. The original German inscription on the back of the photograph reads, "Ukraine 1...more

  • The Blue Wave is leaking Millennials. @LizPeek

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Shades Of Blue Wave Smashing ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Blue Wave is leaking Millennials. @LizPeek https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-millennials/exclusive-democrats-lose-ground-with-millennials-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKBN1I10YH

  • China games the Trump Administration on trade and tariffs.

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Port of Miami ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China games the Trump Administration on trade and tariffs. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/china-is-trying-to-lure-trump-into-a-bad-deal-on-trade/2018/04/26/25a3390e-498f-11e8-827e-190efaf1f1eestory.html?utmterm=.d7da8f26df4c China is trying to lure Trump into a bad deal on trade By Josh Rogin Columnist April 26 at 7:33 PM  A senior T...more

  • Steel tariffs cost every part of the American economy. @christinemcdan @Mercatus

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Storck Harbour scene ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Steel tariffs cost every part of the American economy. @christinemcdan @Mercatus  https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/commentary/americans-hurt-trade-restrictions

  • The Millken Conference radiates confidence in the American economy. @LizPeek

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: View from the Milken Institute School of Public health GWU Date Unknown date Source Flickr -- View from School of Public Health Author Ted Eytan ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Millken Conference radiates confidence in the American economy. @LizPeek https://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2018/04/27/despite-attempts-to-fix-the-data-first-quarter-gdp-may-still-mislead/

  • Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 3 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Houdon's bust of Washington. I was reading the Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, and happened to read about Jean-Antoine Houdon coming to America in 1785 to do this bust, traveling.. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 3 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson https://www.amazon.com/Return-George-Washington-Un...more

  • The New American Civil War: Nationalists vs Wilsonians. Michael Michael Vlahos, Naval War College. @WorldCrisisJHU

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Wilson on a speaking tour ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The New American Civil War: Nationalists vs Wilsonians. Michael  Michael Vlahos, Naval War College. @WorldCrisisJHU

  • Libertarian paternalism and the authority of the Administrative State to nudge. @RichardAEpstein

    May 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Quinn Dombrowski Follow Motherly nudge ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Libertarian paternalism and the authority of the Administrative State to nudge.  @RichardAEpstein One of the great academic debates of our time revolves around how people make choices. On the one side, neoclassical theory assumes that individuals generally act in sensible ways in order to advance their individual self-interest. They ar...more

  • Comey played along with the Obama fix for HRC. 2 of 2. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Comey played along with the Obama fix for HRC. 2 of 2. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/comey-confirms-in-clinton-emails-caper-the-fix-was-in/

  • Comey played along with the Obama fix for HRC. 1 of 2. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Comey played along with the Obama fix for HRC. 1 of 2. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/comey-confirms-in-clinton-emails-caper-the-fix-was-in/

  • The facts about the Bin Laden files and the falsehoods of the Obama administration. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Osama bin Laden Compound Date 4 May 2011 Source Flickr Author Sajjad Ali Qureshi Object location 34° 10′ 09.45″ N, 73° 14′ 33.28″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The facts about the Bin Laden files and the falsehoods of the Obama administration. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio

  • The Libya scenario for North Korea's Kim. @GordonCChang @ThadMcCotter

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Kim Jong-un ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Libya scenario for North Korea's Kim. @GordonCChang @ThadMcCotter http://nationalinterest.org/feature/here-why-north-korea-will-give-its-nuclear-weapons-25625

  • North Korea's human rights horror & What is to be done? @DavidMaxwell161 @GordonCChang

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/fs/2017/273755.htm#14 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea's human rights horror & What is to be done? @DavidMaxwell161 @GordonCChang

  • Afghanistan is an $800 Billion failure. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Street scene in Kabul City Date 30 May 2012, 13:06 Source Kabul City Author Kandaray from Afghanistan) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Afghanistan is an $800 Billion failure. @BillRoggio @@ThomasJoscelyn https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/9kgdve/the-pentagon-spent-dollar60-million-on-a-power-station-in-afghanistan-that-doesnt-work

  • Millennials trend away from Democrats & What is to be done? @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Oct. 27, 2015 "The President participates in a group selfie in the East Room with the United States Women's National Soccer Team celebrating their victory in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup." (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) Date 27 October 2015, 11:40 Source P102715LJ-0329 Author The White House from Washington, DC) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Millennials trend away ...more

  • Gaza attacks while waiting for the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf-of-pres @ThadMcCotter

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: US Consulate in Jerusalem, 18 Agron Road. Date 19 July 2009 Source Own work Author Magister Object location 31° 46′ 35.59″ N, 35° 13′ 12.41″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gaza attacks while waiting for the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf-of-pres @ThadMcCotter

  • US Air Force satellite-air-strikes on Syria. @PappalardoJoe

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:http://www.dodmedia.osd.mil/ From the Depart of Defense image search website - Defense Visual Information Center. Picture comes up if you search for Al Udeid ID: DF-SD-07-08098 Service Depicted: Air Force 040818-F-4884R-024 An aerial overhead view of"Ops Town"at at Al Udeid Air Base (AB), Al Rayyan Province, Qatar (QAT), taken from a US Air Force (USAF) KC-135 Stratotanker during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Camera Operator: TSGT SCOTT REED, USAF  ) http://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • War-footing on the Golan Heights. Malcolm Hoenlein, Confirmed_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Golan) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War-footing on the Golan Heights. Malcolm Hoenlein, Confirmedofpres @ThadMcCotter

  • House-hunting for patriots. The Founders at Home: 2 of 2: The Building of America, 1735-1817 by Myron Magnet

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: East side of Stratford Hall (looking through the East Garden)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow House-hunting for patriots. The Founders at Home: 2 of 2: The Building of America, 1735-1817 by Myron Magnet https://www.amazon.com/Founders-Home-Building-America-1735-1817-ebook/dp/B00COQ6XCM/ref=laB001H6MRPW1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525132656&sr=1-3 Through the Founders’ own voices—and in the homes t...more

  • House-hunting for patriots. The Founders at Home: 1 of 2: The Building of America, 1735-1817 by Myron Magnet

    May 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Liberty Hall, also known as the William Livingston House, is located Union, New Jersey. This is an image of a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. Its reference number is 72000807 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow House-hunting for patriots. The Founders at Home: 1 of 2:  The Building of America, 1735-1817 by Myron Magnet https://www....more

  • 5 years ago: Waiting out the Obamacare silence. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an Affordable Care Act event at Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 6, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 5 years ago: Waiting out the Obamacare silence. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

  • American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution by Harlow Giles Unger and William Hughes

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: A scene from The Boston Tea Party (1915), showing Colonists disguised as Native Americans removing tea from the hold of a ship. Date 2 April 1915 Source (1915-04-01). "The Boston Tea Party". The Edison Kinetogram 11: 8. Orange, N.J.: Thomas A. Edison Inc.. Author Eugene Nowland Permission (Reusing this file)  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party ...more

  • No peace at the grocery store: The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate by Jayson Lusk

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:New Whole Foods Market - North Miami ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow No peace at the grocery store: The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate by Jayson Lusk https://www.amazon.com/Food-Police-Well-Fed-Manifesto-Politics/dp/0307987035/ref=sr1fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525056259&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=food+police+jayson+lust

  • A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness by Nassir Ghaemi

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: FDR and Churchill at a press conference during the Casablanca Conference. January 24, 1943) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness by Nassir Ghaemi

  • Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation by J. D. McClatchy

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Deutsch: Eröffnungsvorstellung im neuen Haus der Wiener Hofoper mit „Don Giovanni“, Innenansicht mit Blick auf die Bühne, 25. Mai 1869, zeitgenössisches Aquarell. Kunsthistorisches Museum Date 1869 Source [1] Author Unknownwikidata:Q4233718 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation by J. D. McClatchy https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Mozart-Librettos-Verse-Translation/d...more

  • Machiavelli Awakens: The Garments of Court and Palace: 2 of 2: Machiavelli and the World That He Made by Philip Bobbitt

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Cesare Borgia, used as an example of a successful ruler in The Prince ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Machiavelli Awakens: The Garments of Court and Palace: 2 of 2: Machiavelli and the World That He Made by Philip Bobbitt https://www.amazon.com/Garments-Court-Palace-Machiavelli-World/dp/0802120741/ref=sr15?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525053796&sr=1-5&keywords=philip+bobbitt The Prince, a politica...more

  • Machiavelli Awakens: The Garments of Court and Palace: 1 of 2: Machiavelli and the World That He Made by Philip Bobbitt

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici to whom the final version of The Prince was dedicated ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Machiavelli Awakens: The Garments of Court and Palace: 1 of 2: Machiavelli and the World That He Made by Philip Bobbitt https://www.amazon.com/Garments-Court-Palace-Machiavelli-World/dp/0802120741/ref=sr15?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525053796&sr=1-5&keywords=philip+bobbitt Th...more

  • The curse of light pollution: The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light by Paul Bogard

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Death Valley) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The curse of light pollution: The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light by Paul Bogard https://www.amazon.com/End-Night-Searching-Darkness-Artificial/dp/0316182915/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525053316&sr=1-1&keywords=paul+bogard+night

  • Testing Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Ken Croswell.

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Einstein cross: four images of the same astronomical object, produced by a gravitational lens) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Testing Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Ken Croswell.

  • 5 years ago: Professor Richard Epstein in India. @RichardAEpstein. @HooverInst

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Municipal Corporation Building, Bombay in 1950 – Victoria Terminus partly visible on far right. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 5 years ago: Professor Richard Epstein in India. @RichardAEpstein. @HooverInst

  • Remembering the Iraq Tragedy: We Meant Well: 2 of 2: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project) by Peter Van Buren

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Nouri al-Maliki meets with George W. Bush, June 2006  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Remembering the Iraq Tragedy: We Meant Well: 2 of 2: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project) by Peter Van Buren https://www.amazon.com/We-Meant-Well-American-Project/dp/0805096817/ref=laB004RJF4O21_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525052439&sr=1-1 "One di...more

  • Remembering the Iraq Tragedy: We Meant Well: 1 of 2: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project) by Peter Van Buren

    Apr 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A Marine Corps M1 Abrams tank patrols a Baghdad street after its fall in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. ) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Remembering the Iraq Tragedy: We Meant Well: 1 of 2:  How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project) by Peter Van Buren https://www.amazon.com/We-Meant-Well-American-Project/dp/0805096817/ref=laB004RJF4O21_1?s...more

  • 69 A.D.: The Year of Four Emperors by Gwyn Morgan.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Imperial Roman legionaries in tight formation, a relief from Glanum, a Roman town in what is now southern France that was inhabited from 27 BC to 260 AD (when it was sacked by invading Alemanni) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 69 A.D.: The Year of Four Emperors by Gwyn Morgan. https://www.amazon.com/69-AD-Year-Four-Emperors/dp/0195124685/ref=mthardcover?encoding=UTF8&me=https://www.amazon.com/69-AD-Yea...more

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer by David Leavitt

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Passport photo of Alan Turing at age 16) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer by David Leavitt https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Knew-Too-Much/dp/0393329097/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524976276&sr=1-1&keywords=david+leavitt+turing To solve one of the great mathematical problems of his day, Alan Turing proposed an imagina...more

  • Beethoven: The Universal Composer (Eminent Lives) by Edmund Morris

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A portrait of the 13-year-old Beethoven by an unknown Bonn master (c. 1783) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Beethoven: The Universal Composer (Eminent Lives) by Edmund Morris https://www.amazon.com/Beethoven-Universal-Composer-Eminent-Lives/dp/0060759755/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524974623&sr=1-1&keywords=edmund+morris+beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was a composer of univ...more

  • Prepping for a SCOTUS nomination: Scorpions: The Battles a nd Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices by Noah Feldman.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Chief Justice Marshall ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Prepping for a SCOTUS nomination: Scorpions: The Battles a nd Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices by Noah Feldman. A tiny, ebullient Jew who started as America's leading liberal and ended as its most famous judicial conservative. A Klansman who became an absolutist advocate of free speech and civil rights. A backcountry lawyer who st...more

  • Climate is destiny: "The Third Horseman: 2 of 2: A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot" by William Rosen

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO: An interpretation of the battle of Bannockburn--first day ) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/CONTACT HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/SCHEDULES TWITTER: @BATCHELORSHOW Climate is destiny: "The Third Horseman: 2 of 2: A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot" by William Rosen “A kink in Europe’s climate during the fourteenth century indirectly triggered a seven-year cataclysm that left six million dead, William Rosen reveals in this rich interweaving of agro...more

  • Climate is destiny: "The Third Horseman: 1 of 2: A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot" by William Rosen

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO: A depiction of the Battle of Bannockburn from a 1440s manuscript of Walter Bower's Scotichronicon. This is the earliest known depiction of the battle.) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/CONTACT HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/SCHEDULES TWITTER: @BATCHELORSHOW Climate is destiny: "The Third Horseman: 1 of 2:  A Story of Weather, War, and the Famine History Forgot" by William Rosen “A kink in Europe’s climate during the fourteenth century indirectly triggered a seven-ye...more

  • 40 years later, can the Kingdom survive? Strange Rebels: 2 of 2. 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Jabal al-Nour is where Muhammad is believed to have received the first revelation of God through the Archangel Gabriel) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow, 40 years later, can the Kingdom survive? Strange Rebels:  2 of 2. 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Isl...more

  • 40 years later, can the Kingdom survive? Strange Rebels: 1 of 2: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. 1 of 2.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Mecca, as seen from Jabal al-Nour, 2009  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow, 40 years later, can the Kingdom survive? Strange Rebels: 1 of 2: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. 1 of 2. Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of market re...more

  • Ukraine Before Crimea and Donbas revolted: January 29, 2014 Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Clashes in Kyiv, Ukraine. Events of February 18, 2014-4) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ukraine Before Crimea and Donbas revolted: January 29, 2014 Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • Seize Freedom!: American Truths and Renewal in a Chaotic Age (Culture of Enterprise) by Thaddeus G. McCotter

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Acropolis of Athens, with the Roman-era Odeon of Herodes Atticus seen on bottom left http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Seize Freedom!: American Truths and Renewal in a Chaotic Age (Culture of Enterprise) by Thaddeus G. McCotter

  • A Thousand Hills to Heaven: Love, Hope, and a Restaurant in Rwanda by Josh Ruxin

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Kigali ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Thousand Hills to Heaven: Love, Hope, and a Restaurant in Rwanda by Josh Ruxin https://www.amazon.com/Thousand-Hills-Heaven-Restaurant-Rwanda/dp/0316232912/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524969265&sr=1-1&keywords=ruxin+thousand+hills Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a challenge that shook them to the core: do you think you...more

  • Egypt continues at profound risk: Motherland Lost: 2 of 2z: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism.) by Samuel Tadros.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Entry of General Bonaparte into Alexandria, oil on canvas, 365 cm × 500 cm (144 in × 197 in), ca. 1800, Versailles ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Egypt continues at profound risk: Motherland Lost:  2 of 2z: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism.) by Samuel Tadros. In Motherland Lost, Samuel Tadros provides a clear understanding of the Copts—the na...more

  • Egypt continues at profound risk: Motherland Lost: 1 of 2: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism.) by Samuel Tadros.

    Apr 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Alexandria, July 11, 1882. The British fleet under the command of Admiral Seymour bombarded the city. Featured warships "Sultan" and "Alexandra". ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Egypt continues at profound risk: Motherland Lost:  1 of 2: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity (Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism.) by Samuel Tadros. In Motherland Lost, Samuel Tadros ...more

  • Bolton: "...the nexus of Clinton Foundation, on the one hand, and official government decisions..." May, 2015. @AmbJohnBolton

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:.. Support the Clinton Foundation | by Hail Merry Foods ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Bolton: "...the nexus of Clinton Foundation, on the one hand, and official government decisions..."  May, 2015. @AmbJohnBolton

  • May, 2015: John Bolton on Iran, North Korea, China, and the JCPOA and a nuke arms race in the Middle East. @AmbJohnBolton

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: October 2015: Ambassadors Shannon and Mull Participate in the First Joint Commission meeting under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in Vienna  Ambassador Tom Shannon, Counselor of the Department, and Ambassador Stephen Mull, Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation, participate in the First Joint Commission meeting under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) at the United Nations Office in Vienna, Austria, on October 19, 2015. Attending the meeting are th...more

  • More mysteries of the vanishing Neanderthals. @MBalter

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Reconstruction of the La Chapelle-aux-Saints individual, by J. H. McGregor (American Museum of Natural History, 1915) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow More mysteries of the vanishing Neanderthals. @MBalter http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6101/1443.full?sid=d9f035d2-b47f-430a-9de9-86b712886bbbv Did Neandertals Truly Bury Their Dead? Michael Balter Science 21 September 2012: 1443-1444. [DOI:10.112...more

  • 25 million-year search for the beginnings of homo sapiens. @Mbalter.

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The dragon blood tree is considered a remnant of the Mio-Pliocene Laurasian subtropical forests that are now almost extinct in North Africa.[13]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 25 million-year search for the beginnings of homo sapiens. @Mbalter. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2013/05/fossils-may-pinpoint-critical-split-between-apes-and-monkeys?ref=hp

  • What is a Patent Troll & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What is a Patent Troll & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

  • Israel at 70: The Israel Test: Why the World's Most Besieged State is a Beacon of Freedom and Hope for the World Economy by George Gilder and Joe Lieberman.

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: nglish: The old train station of Jerusalem was revived with many shops and restaurants; Jerusalem, Israel Deutsch: Der alte Bahnhof von Jerusalem wurde renoviert und durch Restaurants und Läden wieder mit Leben gefüllt Date 1 January 2018, 19:05:41 Source Own work Author Jcornelius Camera location 31° 46′ 03.17″ N, 35° 13′ 27.56″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...more

  • USS Antares first spots the Japanese mini-sub at Pearl Harbor: Uncommon Warriors: 200 Years of the Most Unusual American Naval Vessels by Ken W Sayers

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Ko-hyoteki class submarine grounded in the surf on Oahu after the Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 1941. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow USS Antares first spots the Japanese mini-sub at Pearl Harbor: Uncommon Warriors: 200 Years of the Most Unusual American Naval Vessels by Ken W Sayers. https://www.amazon.com/Uncommon-Warriors-Unusual-American-Vessels/dp/1591147603/ref=laB001K8O8X61_1?s=books&ie=UT...more

  • Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 2 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Signing of the U.S. Constitution by Howard Chandler Christy, 1940 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 2 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson https://www.amazon.com/Return-George-Washington-Uniting-1783-1789-ebook/dp/B00I2PD9GW/ref=laB000APC5DK1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524702850&sr=1-7

  • Bad actor Iran disorders the global energy markets. @ProfBShaffer Malcolm Hoenlein@Conf_of_pres

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Iran's Oil and Gas Fields and Infrastructures) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bad actor Iran disorders the global energy markets. @ProfBShaffer  Malcolm Hoenlein@Confofpres https://uk.investing.com/news/commodities-news/oil-climbs-on-saudi-price-ambitions-and-us-stocks-draw-1134060 · https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Kurdish-Iranian-groups-support-of-protests-for-democracy-in-Iran-521523

  • Small Business America: Goats & yoga is the new new. @GeneMarks

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The White House 2003 Christmas decoration using "Three Billy Goats Gruff" as the theme) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Small Business America: Goats & yoga is the new new. @GeneMarks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvj6voiH5S0

  • The lowest jobless claims in America since Richard Nixon, 1969. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: President Richard Nixon enjoys opening day at RFK Stadium. The Washington Senators manager is Ted Williams. New York's manager is Ralph Houk. Hand on Williams's shoulder is baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn. Bob Short is between Nixon and Houk. Man in front with button is American League president, Joe Cronin. Man in uniform is Nixon aide Jack Brennan. Date 7 April 1969 Source Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Archives Author Robert L. Knudsen, White House...more

  • Anti-semitism in America, 2018. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_Pres

    Apr 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Jews (identified by the mandatory Jewish badge and Jewish hat) being burned during the Black Death in 1348.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Anti-semitism in America, 2018. Malcolm Hoenlein @ConfofPres

  • Mars Trace Gas Orbiter begins the search for methane. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mars Trace Gas Orbiter begins the search for methane.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/?s=gas+orbiter Europe’s Trace Gas Orbiter has released its first image after reaching its planned science orbit. The image is posted above, reduced in resolution to show here. It shows a portion of the rim of Korolev Crater, a rare large crater located in t...more

  • China tied with the US in the rocket race. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Long March 5 Y2 was transporting from assembly building to 101 launch site in Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Center ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China tied with the US in the rocket race.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/chinas-long-march-11-rocket-launches-five-earth-observation-satellites/ China’s Long March 11 rocket today launched five...more

  • The world without the Iran Deal. Benham ben Talablu @FDD

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Contemporary portrait of Karim Khan Zand, the founder of dynasty (1751).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The world without the Iran Deal. Benham ben Talablu @FDD

  • North Korea's nuke test tunnel collapses & What is to be done? Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Behnam ben Taleblu

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulguksa Samuel Orchard from Australia - Bulguksa Uploaded by Caspian blue ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea's nuke test tunnel collapses & What is to be done? Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Behnam ben Taleblu

  • Russians plant the flag in Syria. Ilan Berman. Malcolm Hoenlein.

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Batu Khan consolidates the Golden Horde ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russians plant the flag in Syria. Ilan Berman. Malcolm Hoenlein.

  • The history of Morocco and the Jews. Laziza Dalil, Executive Vice President of the Moroccan NGO, Association Mimouna

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: AJewishhouseinMogadorbyDarondeau18071841. Date between 1807 and 1841 Source "Sur les Traces de Castello Real" Omar Lakhdar p.192 Author Darondeau (1807-1841)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The history of Morocco and the Jews. Laziza Dalil, Executive Vice President of the Moroccan NGO, Association Mimouna

  • What is jamming our gunships in Syria & What is to be done? @SebGorka

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: composite image - An AC-130U gunship from the 4th Special Operations Squadron, flies near Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 20. The AC-130 gunship's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and force protection http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What is jamming our gunships in Syria & What is to be done? @SebGorka

  • New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Korean battlements. @SebGorka

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Main Palace of Gyeongbokgung Palace ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Korean battlements. @SebGorka

  • Turkey's failing economy and Erdogan's desperate snap election. Aykan Erdemir. Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Yılankale, kleinarmenische Burg beim gleichnamigen Ort westlich Ceyhan, Südtürkei, von Süden http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Turkey's failing economy and Erdogan's desperate snap election. Aykan Erdemir. Malcolm Hoenlein

  • Rejecting the Iran Deal, what about the day after? @AmbDennisRoss Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Bam Castle can be traced back to Achaemenid Empire, and designated as the World Heritage Site. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rejecting the Iran Deal, what about the day after? @AmbDennisRoss Malcolm Hoenlein

  • The Return of Mark "Deep Throat" Felt & What is to be done? @WJMcGurn

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. Felt saw all the FBI's files on its investigation of the break-in there in 1972.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Return of Mark "Deep Throat" Felt & What is to be done? @WJMcGurn https://www.wsj.com/articles/mccabe-the-new-deep-throat-1523915645

  • Because Trump, says the Smart Set. @WJMcCurn.

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: President Donald J. Trump is applauded at the conclusion of a roundtable discussion on tax. Photo Credit: Official White House http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Because Trump, says the Smart Set. @WJMcCurn. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-elitists-trump-excuse-1524524140

  • Revolution Song: 3 of 3: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto

    Apr 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Stonington lighthouse ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Revolution Song: 3 of 3: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Song-Story-American-Freedom/dp/0393245543/ref=laB000APY7721_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524583112&sr=1-3 “Shorto’s achievement is a remarkable one. The intertwined stories of Revolution Song give a sense of how far-reaching a phenomenon the W...more

  • Hard Science and Gaia: Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A map of the sky by star density. Gaia is a space observatory of the European Space Agency (ESA) designed for astrometry: measuring the positions and distances of stars with unprecedented precision.[7][8] The mission aims to construct the largest and most precise 3D space catalog ever made, totalling approximately 1 billion astronomical objects, mainly stars but also planets, comets, asteroids and quasars among others. The spacecraft will monitor each of its target objects abo...more

  • Congress in Outer Space. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Photo of William Lundigan as Edward McCauley from the television program Men into Space.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Congress in Outer Space. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/house-passes-law-reforming-commercial-space-licensing-rules/ The House yesterday passed a new law to reform the commercial space licensing rules. Essentially, t...more

  • Why do Trump-voting Democrats tune out Russiagate? @SalenaZito

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Allentown Symphony Hall, located on Allentown's North Sixth Street, was originally built in the late 19th century as a market. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why do Trump-voting Democrats tune out Russiagate? @SalenaZito The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics by Salena Zito and Brad Todd https://www.amazon.com/Great-Revolt-Populist-Coalition-Reshaping/dp/152476...more

  • Blue State Tax-Payers voting with their feet & What is to be done? @StephenMoore

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Illinois State Capitol as seen from Capitol Avenue  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Blue State Tax-Payers voting with their feet & What is to be done? @StephenMoore https://www.wsj.com/articles/so-long-california-sayonara-new-york-1524611900

  • The Kim regime deceives about its nuke test site and missile tests. Bruce Bechtol. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Kim regime deceives about its nuke test site and missile tests.  Bruce Bechtol. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The failing shadow banking system in distressed China. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research, Hong Kong. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The failing shadow banking system in distressed China.  Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research, Hong Kong. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • The tragedy of Hindu persecution of nomadic Moslem shepherds. Sadanand Dhume @AEI @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The tragedy of Hindu persecution of nomadic Moslem shepherds. Sadanand Dhume @AEI @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.wsj.com/articles/hindu-extremists-shrug-off-a-depraved-crime-1524178275?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTjJNMk9EQmhPR1JsT1dWbSIsInQiOiJmdWdBREFkZ0VNS04weFVcL1lsV3lOR0VSeFVJU2pnYXptbnpwSnZkU1pUNGxvVXlRb2E1cVA4eTZtOGNvSGZNZ2lNZ29XR1QwYU1WY1Y4dXZuR2RMdlkydk93TlRCZ0dvNjEwe...more

  • China PLA Navy challenges Australian warships. James Holmes, @NavalWarCollege @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China PLA Navy challenges Australian warships. James Holmes, @NavalWarCollege @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • What xi of China wants from the Korean summits. @MatJunsuk @FDD @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What xi of China wants from the Korean summits. @MatJunsuk @FDD @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • Macron of France is besotted with Trump of America. @MonicaCrowley

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Macron of France is besotted with Trump of America. @MonicaCrowley https://www.wsj.com/articles/macron-extols-u-s-french-efforts-against-tyranny-terrorism-1524670729

  • Expect repetitive "drivel" from the South Korean summit with North Korea. Sung-Yoon Lee, professor at The Fletcher School at Tufts University

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Expect repetitive "drivel" from the South Korean summit with North Korea. Sung-Yoon Lee, professor at The Fletcher School at Tufts University

  • South Korea rejects American missile defense. Tara O, Institute for Corean-American Studies @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow South Korea rejects American missile defense. Tara O,  Institute for Corean-American Studies @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 1 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Indispensable & Inexhaustible: The Return of George Washington: 1 of 4: Uniting the States, 1783-1789. by Edward J. Larson https://www.amazon.com/Return-George-Washington-Uniting-1783-1789-ebook/dp/B00I2PD9GW/ref=laB000APC5DK1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524702850&sr=1-7

  • Revolution Song: 2 of 3: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Revolution Song: 2 of 3: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Song-Story-American-Freedom/dp/0393245543/ref=laB000APY7721_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524583112&sr=1-3 “Shorto’s achievement is a remarkable one. The intertwined stories of Revolution Song give a sense of how far-reaching a phenomenon the War of Independence...more

  • Lessons learned from the Iran Deal's safeguards and monitors. Henry Sokolski Non_Proliferation Policy Center. @CNS_Updates

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lessons learned from the Iran Deal's safeguards and monitors. Henry Sokolski NonProliferation Policy Center. @CNSUpdates https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v%3Doa8tCks5qLk%26list%3DPLMbsJ5y3W20Dr9ATAw8i7ElHub-ENY0tM%26index%3D13&source=gmail&ust=1524787438423000&usg=AFQjCNEMYUYutQj5yZkjFMBLLpZXhicOoQ

  • The Kingdom seeks nuclear reactors & What is to be done? Henry Sokolski, Non-Proliferation Policy Center

    Apr 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Kingdom seeks nuclear reactors & What is to be done? Henry Sokolski, Non-Proliferation Policy Center. http://npolicy.org/article.php?aid=1385&rid=4

  • The unpredictable perils of foreign policy work in the White House. @JoshRogin

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The unpredictable perils of foreign policy work in the White House. @JoshRogin https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2018/04/17/why-president-trump-cant-get-the-best-people/?utm_term=.f5426c0a0901

  • "Great Wall of Sand" to the Korean front line. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Great Wall of Sand" to the Korean front line. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2018/04/24/pompeo-planning-to-switch-australia-ambassador-nominee-to-south-korea/?utm_term=.f9a513da5fc6 Pompeo planning to switch Australia ambassador nominee to South Korea By Josh Rogin April 24 at 2:38 PM During his confirmation hea...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: Russia is not a criminal state. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: CIA reference photograph of Soviet medium-range ballistic missile (SS-4 in U.S. documents, R-12 in Soviet documents) in Red Square, Moscow.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: Russia is not a criminal state. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • Tales of the New Cold War: Russia is not a criminal state. 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A U-2 reconnaissance photograph of Cuba, showing Soviet nuclear missiles, their transports and tents for fueling and maintenance. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: Russia is not a criminal state. 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • Countdown to a New NAFTA or lose the Old NAFTA. @StephenMoore

    Apr 25 2018

    https://www.creators.com/read/stephen-moore/04/18/the-need-for-naftaAUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Countdown to a New NAFTA or lose the Old NAFTA. @StephenMoore https://www.creators.com/read/stephen-moore/04/18/the-need-for-nafta

  • The end of Medicaid as we know it. @NaomiGoldstein1

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The end of Medicaid as we know it. @NaomiGoldstein1 https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2018-04-23/work-requirements-give-republicans-cover-to-expand-medicaid

  • Tens of thousands of tons of plutonium for the next 24,000 years. @ScotPaltrow

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tens of thousands of tons of plutonium for the next 24,000 years. @ScotPaltrow

  • Recession cures all trade deficits. @Veroderugy

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Recession cures all trade deficits. @Veroderugy  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/10/opinion/trump-china-trade-deficit.html

  • Tammany Hall Never Sleeps: The NYPD is non-transparent & What is to be done? @HarrySiegel

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tammany Hall Never Sleeps: The NYPD is non-transparent & What is to be done? @HarrySiegel http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/nypd-article-1.3946276

  • What does $75 oil mean for the energy powers? @ProfBShaffer Georgetown University

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What does $75 oil mean for the energy powers? @ProfBShaffer Georgetown University http://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/384386-higher-oil-prices-no-longer-all-bad-for-us-economy

  • Revolution Song: 1 of 3: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto

    Apr 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO: George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/CONTACT HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/SCHEDULES TWITTER: @BATCHELORSHOW Revolution Song: 1 of 3:  A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Song-Story-American-Freedom/dp/0393245543/ref=laB000APY7721_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524583112&sr=1-3 “Shorto’s achievement is a remarkable one. The intertwined stories of Revolution Song give a sense of how far-reachin...more

  • Leaker and deceiver Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI. 2 of 2. @AmdrewCMcCarthy @Thaddeus McCotter

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Leaker and deceiver Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI.  2 of 2. @AmdrewCMcCarthy @Thaddeus McCotter https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/andrew-mccabe-collusion-obama-justice-department-clinton-campaign/

  • Leaker and deceiver Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI. 1 of 2. @AmdrewCMcCarthy @Thaddeus McCotter

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Leaker and deceiver Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI. 1 of 2. @AmdrewCMcCarthy @Thaddeus McCotter

  • Who is Stefan Halper of the Russiagate scandal? Chuck Ross @TheDailyCaller

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Who is Stefan Halper of the Russiagate scandal? Chuck Ross @TheDailyCaller

  • What does Kim want? What does Xi want? What does Trump want? @GordonChang @ThadMcCotter

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What does Kim want?  What does Xi want? What does Trump want? @GordonChang @ThadMcCotter

  • The Taliban overrun Helmand Province. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Taliban overrun Helmand Province. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/04/in-helmand-taliban-dominates-security-situation.php

  • The long shadow of the Watergate retreat from US geopolitical leadership. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Characteristic architecture of the Watergate complex) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The long shadow of the Watergate retreat from US geopolitical leadership. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs. Reflections Caused by Demonic Visitations When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, ...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Temple of Mole Rats.

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Temple of Mole Rats.

  • Tiny ISIS Attacks Kabul. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tiny ISIS Attacks Kabul.  @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio

  • The Fire Kites of Gaza. @ThadMcCotterMalcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fire Kites of Gaza. @ThadMcCotterMalcolm Hoenlein

  • Washington partisanship is uniform dysfunction. @ThadMcCotter @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Washington partisanship is uniform dysfunction. @ThadMcCotter @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

  • Is the Trump-Kim summit a win? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Is the Trump-Kim summit a win? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

  • Gatsby's Mr. Wolfsheim: Rothstein: 2 of 2: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series, by David Pietrusza

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:"Shoeless" Joe Jackson ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gatsby's Mr. Wolfsheim: Rothstein: 2 of 2: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series, by David Pietrusza

  • Gatsby's Mr. Wolfsheim: Rothstein: 1 of 2: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series, by David Pietrusza

    Apr 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Infielders Swede Risberg (left) and Buck Weaver during their 1921 trial ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gatsby's Mr. Wolfsheim: Rothstein: 1 of 2: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series, by David Pietrusza

  • Unending Afghanistan and Iraq: 500 Days: 2 of 2: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars by Kurt Eichenwald

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A U.S. Navy Corpsman searches for Taliban fighters in the spring of 2005. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Unending Afghanistan and Iraq: 500 Days: 2 of 2: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars by Kurt Eichenwald https://www.amazon.com/500-Days-Secrets-Lies-Terror/dp/1451669399/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524447989&sr=1-1&keywords=kurt+Eichenwald+500+days KURT EICHENWALD—NEW YORK TIMES BEST...more

  • Unending Afghanistan and Iraq: 500 Days: 1 of 2: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars by Kurt Eichenwald

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A U.S. Navy Corpsman searches for Taliban fighters in the spring of 2005.  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Unending Afghanistan and Iraq: 500 Days: 1 of 2: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars by Kurt Eichenwald https://www.amazon.com/500-Days-Secrets-Lies-Terror/dp/1451669399/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524447989&sr=1-1&keywords=kurt+Eichenwald+500+days KURT EICHENWALD—NEW YORK TIMES ...more

  • Before the President-for-Life: The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor.

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Mao in 1938, writing On Protracted War  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Before the President-for-Life: The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor. https://www.amazon.com/Party-Secret-Chinas-Communist-Rulers/dp/0061708763/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524446626&sr=1-1&keywords=richard+mcgregor+the+party “Few outsiders have any realistic sense of the innar...more

  • The endlessly American game: Stan Musial: An American Life by George Vecsey and Scott Brick.

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Musial in 1957  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The endlessly American game: Stan Musial: An American Life by George Vecsey and Scott Brick. https://www.amazon.com/Stan-Musial-An-American-Life/dp/B00502PCA6/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524445660&sr=1-1&keywords=stan+musial+vescey When baseball fans voted on the top 25 players of the 20th century in 1999, Stan Musial didn't make the...more

  • Insurgency wins: The Swamp Fox: 2 of 2: Lessons in Leadership from the Partisan Campaigns of Francis Marion, by Scott D. Aiken

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Banastre Tarleton) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Insurgency wins: The Swamp Fox: 2 of 2: Lessons in Leadership from the Partisan Campaigns of Francis Marion, by Scott D. Aiken https://www.amazon.com/Swamp-Fox-Leadership-Partisan-Campaigns/dp/1612511139/ref=sr17?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524445346&sr=1-7&keywords=swamp+fox As one of the Patriot leaders in the Carolinas, the partisan campaign co...more

  • Insurgency wins: The Swamp Fox: 1 of 2: Lessons in Leadership from the Partisan Campaigns of Francis Marion, by Scott D. Aiken

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal by John Blake White; his slave Oscar Marion kneels at the left of the group.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Insurgency wins: The Swamp Fox: 1 of 2: Lessons in Leadership from the Partisan Campaigns of Francis Marion, by Scott D. Aiken https://www.amazon.com/Swamp-Fox-Leadership-Partisan-Campaigns/dp/1612511139/ref=sr17?s=books&ie=UTF8&q...more

  • One of one: Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Don Van Natta.

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Lloyd Gullickson, Glenna Collett-Vare, Babe Ruth, and Zaharias in a charity golf event for All Children's Hospital, 1934.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow One of one: Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Don Van Natta. https://www.amazon.com/Wonder-Girl-Magnificent-Sporting-Didrikson/dp/0316067490/ref=laB001HCRZS01_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524445164&sr=1-...more

  • 7 months ago; If Xi fumbles, Putin is ready to acquire the Korea portfolio: Putin moves to take charge of the unfinished Korean War. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Three commanders of PVA during the Korean War. From left to right: Chen Geng (1952), Peng Dehuai (1950–1952) and Deng Hua (1952–1953)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 7 months ago; If Xi fumbles, Putin is ready to acquire the Korea portfolio: Putin moves to take charge of the unfinished Korean War. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs On Saturday, North Koreans will celebrate the anniversary of the...more

  • 1 year ago: What China fears isn't Korea: PRC depopulation and disorder & What is to be done. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs. @GordonGChang

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1 year ago: What China fears isn't Korea: PRC depopulation and disorder & What is to be done. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs. @GordonGChang "...So, then, what are the characteristics of the emerging framework, and how can we plan for it? First, the characteristics: · The core populations of “advanced industrial societies” are already reducing dra...more

  • 10 months ago: China depends upon Kim regime trade: 90 percent of North Korea trade is China. @ AnthonyRuggeiro @FDD @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Confof_pres.

    Apr 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. M46 Patton tanks, painted with tiger heads thought to demoralize Chinese forces ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 10 months ago: China depends upon Kim regime trade: 90 percent of North Korea trade is China. @ AnthonyRuggeiro @FDD @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Confof_pres. Coming after Pyongyang's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July, and days before as Trump promised to meet a...more

  • Winning Korea is winning the Silk Road: Empires of the Silk Road: 2 of 2: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present 1by Christopher I. Beckwith

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 24th Infantry Regiment move up to the firing line in Korea, July 18, 1950. U.S. Army photo) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Winning Korea is winning the Silk Road: Empires of the Silk Road: 2 of 2: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present 1by Christopher I. Beckwith

  • Winning Korea is winning the Silk Road: Empires of the Silk Road: 1 of 2: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present 1by Christopher I. Beckwith

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Vought F4U-4 Corsair fighters of U.S. Navy fighter squadrons VF-114 Executioners (V-4XX) and VF-113 Stingers (V-3XX, on the catapult), assigned to Carrier Air Group 11 (CVG-11), on the aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) during the Korean War in 1951/52. Another Essex-class carrier of Task Force 77 is visible in the background. Date 1951/52 Source U.S. DefenseImagery [1] photo VIRIN: HA-SN-98-06975 Author USN) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://Jo...more

  • Get between the enemy (Kim) and his base (PRC): Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: 2 of 2: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World by Bevin Alexander.

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Staff Sgt. James Fleming, a B-29 tail gunner who flew 56 missions in Korea (front row, first on right), in 1951 wearing the same B-11 flight jacket and unofficial flight cap now on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Get between the enemy (Kim) and his base (PRC): Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: 2 of 2: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern W...more

  • Get between the enemy (Kim) and his base (PRC): Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: 1 of 2: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World by Bevin Alexander.

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Egypt (there were no Egyptian forces involved in the fighting!) troops about to board U.S. Army Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw helicopters to be transported to the front lines at the 6th Transportation Helicopter Company, Eighth Army, Korea. Date 24 December 1953 (does not concede with the caption, as the Korean War ended in July 1953) Source NARA FILE#: 111-SC-422077, www.defenseimagery.mil photo no. HA-SN-98-07085 [1] Author Camera Operator: PFC E. E. Green, U.S. Army) http://Joh...more

  • 1 month ago: Kim regime is out of time:

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Last type in US service: M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman used as artillery in firing position during the Korean War.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1 month ago: Kim regime is out of time:   North Korea cannot sustain combat more than two weeks. Bruce Bechtol, author, "North Korean and Security in the Kim Jung-un Era." @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • 6 months ago: Trump negotiation with North Korea begins with maximum force.

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo Air Force Reserve members of the 728th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group. The group was ordered to active duty for combat in Korea in August 1950. (U.S. Air Force photo)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 6 months ago; Trump negotiation with North Korea begins with maximum force. Ronald Reagan, Theodore Roosevelt and Chester Nimitz disrupt North Korea and China. @GordonGChang Bruce Bechtol, author, "Securit...more

  • Kim Regime is frightened: North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: 2 of 2: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot) Feb 24, 2014 by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A former North Korean soldier shouts for joy upon reaching Seoul, South Korea, and freedom. Many North Korean and Chinese POWs renounced communism and chose to be released to new lives in South Korea and Taiwan. (U.S. Air Force photo) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kim Regime is frightened: North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: 2 of 2: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pi...more

  • Kim Regime is frightened: North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: 1 of 2: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot)Feb 24, 2014 by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Imágenes sobre la Guerra de Corea (1950-53) por el momento 10, se.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kim Regime is frightened  North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: 1 of 2: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot) Feb 24, 2014 by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. This study is one of the very first to analyze North Korea and the challenges that it presents to international security and co...more

  • 9 months ago: Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) is how to defeat North Korea. Bruce Bechtol. @GordonGChang

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO:Private (Pte) Chris Bell-Chambers, a member of the Sniper Section, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), smiles and waves to a group of Korean children who have emerged from their hiding place after their village has been cleared of enemy forces. Snow lies on the ground and on the roofs of houses in the village. The rifle Pte Bell-Chambers is carrying on his shoulder is a .303 inch Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) No.1 MkIII*(HT). ) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/C...more

  • 8 months ago: US strangles North Korea’s money. Bruce Bechtol, author, North Asia and Security in the Kim Jung-un Era. @GordonGChang

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Mao at Stalin's side on a ceremony arranged for Stalin's 71th birthday in Moscow in December 1949. Behind between them is Marshal of the Soviet Union Nikolai Bulganin. on the right hand of Stalin is Walter Ulbricht of East Germany and at the edge Mongolia's Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal. Suomi: Tuimailmeinen Mao suojelijansa ja kilpailijansa Stalinin vieressä Stalinin 71-vuotispäivän kunniaksi järjestetyssä seremoniassa Moskovassa joulukuussa 1949. Keskellä takana N...more

  • How the New Deal damaged growth in the USA: @RichardAEpstein, @Hooverinst

    Apr 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 1935 cartoon by Vaughn Shoemaker in which he parodied the New Deal as a card game with alphabetical agencies) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How the New Deal damaged growth in the USA: @RichardAEpstein, @Hooverinst http://www.hoover.org/research/real-cause-american-growth  "...Judging from all the hype, the economic book of 2016 is Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth. Gordon’s book o...more

  • What does the Kim regime want? Kim advertises beachfront property for sale. @pearswick James Pearson @Reuters

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: North Korean children hold up red scarves to be tied around their necks during an induction ceremony into the Korean Children's Union, the first political organization for North Koreans, held at a stadium in Pyongyang on Friday, April 12, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) Date 12 April 2013, 09:17:03 Source Template:Open Source Author David Guttenfelder ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What...more

  • War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 6 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Irgun museum in Tel Aviv. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 6 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947/dp/0307741613/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072872&sr=1-1&keywords=Bruce+Hoffman+soldiers In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on terrorism—brillia...more

  • War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 5 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The King David Hotel after the bombing, photo from The Palestine Post) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 5 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947/dp/0307741613/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072872&sr=1-1&keywords=Bruce+Hoffman+soldiers In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—Ameri...more

  • Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 6 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Yeni Cami and Eminönü bazaar, Constantinople, c. 1895 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 6 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan https://www.amazon.com/Fall-Ottomans-Great-Middle-East/dp/0465097421/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072317&sr=1-1&keywords=rogan+ottomans "To have written a page-turner as well as an accura...more

  • Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 5 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Abdülmecid II was the last caliph of Islam and a member of the Ottoman dynasty. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 5 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan https://www.amazon.com/Fall-Ottomans-Great-Middle-East/dp/0465097421/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072317&sr=1-1&keywords=rogan+ottomans "To have written a page-t...more

  • 7 months ago: Is China blinking on the Kim regime? 6 months ago: Why does China protect North Korea & What is to be done? @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: North Korea) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 7 months ago: Is China blinking on the Kim regime? 6 months ago: Why does China protect North Korea & What is to be done? @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst Finally, the role of China should not be underestimated in any potential military scenario in Korea. Washington may desire and even plan for a limited conflict, but any threat to the continued existence of North ...more

  • 6 weeks ago: North Korea runs guns and WMD to Syria and Africa. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Knocked out North Korean T-34 during the Korean War in September 1950 near Seoul after the amphibious landings at Inchon. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 6 weeks ago: North Korea runs guns and WMD to Syria and Africa. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter https://www.npr.org/2018/03/03/590546378/report-accuses-north-korea-of-fueling-syrias-chemical-weapons-program North Korea has been fueling Syria&#...more

  • 6 Months Ago: Solving North Korea with tough-talking escalation. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:"Marines of the 1st Marine Division pay their respects to fallen buddies during memorial services at the division's cemetery at Hamhung, Korea, following the break-out from Chosin Reservoir." From the Photograph Collection (COLL/3948), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections OFFICIAL USMC PHOTO Date  Source 1st Marine Division Cemetery, Hamhung, Korea, 13 December 1950 Author USMC Archives from Quantico, USA ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http...more

  • 5 months ago: Beijing vs the end of the North Korea threat. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Hundreds of thousands of Koreans fled south in mid-1950 after the North Korean army struck across the border. Rumors spread among U.S. troops that the refugee columns harbored North Korean infiltrators. Date 1950 Source U.S. Defense Department Author U.S. Defense Department) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 5 months ago: Beijing vs the end of the North Korea threat. Gregory Copley, Defense & ...more

  • 4 Weeks Ago: The US and South Korea lack the will to denuclearize North Korea. Bruce Thornton @HooverInst @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A T-34-85 Medium Tank.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4 Weeks Ago: The US and South Korea lack the will to denuclearize North Korea. Bruce Thornton @HooverInst @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/269568/will-trump-play-north-koreas-rigged-game-bruce-thornton?utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=7bec190d2a-HDR&utmmedium=email&utmterm=0_21b1edff3c-7bec190d2a-725275...more

  • 2 months ago: How Trump aims to solve North Korea and undermine China's One Belt, One Road imperialism in Asia. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.`

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Soviet troops in Korea, October 1945 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2 months ago: How Trump aims to solve North Korea and undermine China's One Belt, One Road imperialism in Asia. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.`

  • 1 Month Ago: China Xi counters US Trump in the game of Kim Regime. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Apr 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:M24 Chaffee light tanks of the 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, wait for an assault of North Korean T-34-85 tanks at Masan. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1 Month Ago: China Xi counters US Trump in the game of Kim Regime. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs. https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/28/politics/trump-kim-china-summit-intl/index.html

  • War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 4 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The ship Parita unloading immigrants at the beach in Tel Aviv ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 4 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947/dp/0307741613/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072872&sr=1-1&keywords=Bruce+Hoffman+soldiers In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s lea...more

  • War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 3 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Ze'ev Jabotinsky, who formulated the movement's ideology and was Supreme Commander of the Etzel ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 3 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947/dp/0307741613/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072872&sr=1-1&keywords=Bruce+Hoffman+soldiers In this gro...more

  • Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 4 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:French troops land at Lemnos, 1915. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 4 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan https://www.amazon.com/Fall-Ottomans-Great-Middle-East/dp/0465097421/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072317&sr=1-1&keywords=rogan+ottomans "To have written a page-turner as well as an accurate and comprehensi...more

  • Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 3 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Panoramic view of the Allied fleet in the Dardanelles) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Before the Syrian crisis: The Fall of the Ottomans: 3 of 6: The Great War in the Middle East. by Eugene Rogan https://www.amazon.com/Fall-Ottomans-Great-Middle-East/dp/0465097421/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072317&sr=1-1&keywords=rogan+ottomans "To have written a page-turner as well as an accura...more

  • The immediate Iran threat on the Golan Heights. @LTCJonathan @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The immediate Iran threat on the Golan Heights. @LTCJonathan @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • Building the Gaza Strip Berm and Wall to stop the Attack Tunnels. @LTCJonathan @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Building the Gaza Strip Berm and Wall to stop the Attack Tunnels. @LTCJonathan @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • A Diamond as Big as the Planet Mercury. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Diamond as Big as the Planet Mercury. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • SpaceX in LA. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow SpaceX in LA. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • The Appalachian Trail of Israel is a 680 mile-long walk for the spirit. @MonicaCrowley Aryeh Green. Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Appalachian Trail of Israel is a 680 mile-long walk for the spirit. @MonicaCrowley Aryeh Green.  Malcolm Hoenlein My Israel Trail: Finding Peace in the Promised Land Paperback – May 1, 2018 by Aryeh Green (Author) [ https://www.amazon.com/My-Israel-Trail-Finding-Promised/dp/1462122019](https://www.amazon.com/My-Israel-Trail-Finding-Promised/dp/1462122019)

  • Israel at the barbecue on Independence Day, 2018. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Israel at the barbecue on Independence Day, 2018. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • On the Road in Springtime from Krakow to Jerusalem. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road in Springtime from Krakow to Jerusalem. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • Israel's national bird is the building crane. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein. Eli Groner, Director General of the Prime Minister's Office.

    Apr 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Israel's national bird is the building crane. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein. Eli Groner, Director General of the Prime Minister's Office.

  • Europe, Syria, Russia & the fate of the Iran (JCPOA) Deal. @Monica Crowley Benham ben Taleblu @FDD Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Secretary Kerry Shakes Hands With Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Before They Hold One-on-One Meeting in Vienna Amid Negotiations About Future of Iran's Nuclear Program  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif of Iran in Vienna, Austria, on November 23, 2014, before the two begin a one-on-one meeting amid broader negotiations about the future of Iran's nuclear program. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]) http://JohnBatchelo...more

  • The UN is overburdened by the twinned crises of Gaza and Syria. @nmladenov Nickolay E. Mladenov @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Watchtower, Rafah, Gaza Strip border with Egypt, April 2009. Date 14 April 2009 Source Flickr: Watch Tower, Rafa, Gaza/Egypt Author Marius Arnesen Permission (Reusing this file)  From the Flickr image page: Gaza 2009 Project by Marius Arnesen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Norway License. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The UN is overburdened by the twinned ...more

  • At the Druze-Golan frontier, staring at Syria, Iran, Russia, Hezbollah. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Majdal Shams 2012 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow At the Druze-Golan frontier, staring at Syria, Iran, Russia, Hezbollah. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • On the road to Jerusalem: Live fire exercises at the Gaza Strip berm and wall. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A bulldozer pushes up dirt Aug. 13 to create a berm along the Iraq and Syrian border in order to control people crossing the border illegally. Marines with Support Platoon, Company A, 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5 added approximately 30,000 yards of berm to the border, which now stretches along the entire Iraq and Syrian border. The purpose of the berm is to alleviate pressure on the Iraqi Security Forces and allow them to grow and become more establish...more

  • After the US strike on Syria, why are the Iranians threatening Israel? @ClawsonPatrick @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casting his vote for 2017 presidential and local election Date 19 May 2017) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow After the US strike on Syria, why are the Iranians threatening Israel? @ClawsonPatrick @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • Why is Iran building bases "right over the Golan Heights?" @DrDoreGold @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Druze village Mas'ada. Lake Ram. Golan Heights. Israel. Русский: Деревня друзов Мас'ада. Озеро Рам. Голанские высоты. Израиль. עברית: כפר דרוזי מסעדה. אגם רם. רמת הגולן. ישראל. Date 30 November 1899 Source Own work Author Staselnik Camera location 33° 14′ 42.36″ N, 35° 45′ 08.78″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why is Iran building bases &quo...more

  • Why is Hamas launching provocations in Gaza? @MonicaCrowley

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Gaza from Israel ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why is Hamas launching provocations in Gaza? @MonicaCrowley

  • On the road to Jerusalem: A whole lot of building going on. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:JErusalem ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the road to Jerusalem: A whole lot of building going on. @MonicaCrowley Malcolm Hoenlein

  • War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 2 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman

    Apr 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: TSynagogue desecrated during the riots 1929) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow War start: Anonymous Soldiers: 2 of 6: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Bruce Hoffman https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947/dp/0307741613/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524072872&sr=1-1&keywords=Bruce+Hoffman+soldiers In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on ...more