Friday, December 6, 2019

More and War

So many tax dollars have been spent on the further militarization of the country. We no longer have the slightest idea what life might be like if, instead of 17 significant intelligence outfits, we had just two of them, or even one.

Study finds Iraqi children born near US base have increased rates of congenital deformities

“The radioactive footprint of the military could be cleaned up if we had officials who wanted to do so.”

Iraqis rise up against 16 years of ‘made in the USA’ corruption

“Protesters are demanding the overthrow of a political class seen as corrupt and serving foreign powers."

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

Human Rights Watch and FIFA test Middle East fallout of Trump’s election

The rise of Mr. Trump potentially throws a monkey wrench into Middle Eastern politics, the fallout of which is uncertain.

Weapons for anyone

Has Donald Trump become this country’s assassin-in-chief with impressive alacrity?

American exceptionalism is killing the planet

The many abuses of endless war.

Blackwater and the Corporate Mercenaries who’ve changed the rules of war

No matter what they call themselves, they are soldiers of fortune and now quietly operate around the world.

Killing me softly with militarism

The decay of democracy in America.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.