Archived Articles by Larry Kelley
A compilation of all Larry Kelley’s published articles, blog posts and opinions.
Today our enemies are many and diverse, composed of Asian dictators and stateless Muslim terrorists. And they are unified in their long-sought goal of conquering the West. Has this suddenly changed?
Throughout the 1930’s Walter Duranty was The New York Times most celebrated reporter. He was its Moscow correspondent, for whom it submitted a request and received a Pulitzer Prize. Among the many of Duranty’s malevolent falsehoods published in The Times were his denials that Stalin’s forced collectivization of farms caused millions of Russians to starve.
It seems that only a President Trump could proclaim, “Let us all fight like the Poles, for freedom, for our country, and for God,” and still provoke an avalanche of attacks from the left and its legions of media allies. His speech was his finest so far because it drew the left and the right out, compelled us to respond, and was a defining moment, especially for them.
Bolton proposes, in what could be read as a letter to the Trump Administration, a way-forward after the defeat of ISIS. While his recommendations are fraught with peril, they are, in my opinion, irrefutably correct.
While it’s good news that ISIS has lost territory where it formerly controlled and taxed commerce such as oil revenues, it’s important to note that the world’s most vicious terrorist organization has grown large enough to launch overt military attacks against our allies, Egypt and Afghanistan, to name just two.
ISIS has now lost much of the old section of Mosul, a city it conquered in 2014, to Iraqi coalition forces. In this section of the old city stands the ruin of the al Nuri Grand Mosque built in the 12th century.