Nimitz Bluff and Bluster

While it never actually left the table, the threat of war I spoke about a few days ago is still only a whisker away. The USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group was recalled home on Jan 1, as I reported.  Today it has been turned around back to the Gulf area by Presidential decree.  "Trump 'Abruptly'... Continue Reading →

Carrier Homeward Bound

In a seeming contradiction to my previous post on the threat of war, the Pentagon has recalled its only aircraft carrier in the Arabian Gulf arena back to home waters. Does this signify a shift in US intentions in the Middle East? No, I don't think so. They have made other strategic moves - a... Continue Reading →

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