Have Republicans – or hawkish Democrats – learned anything from the military and diplomatic history of the past two decades?
As with the needless sacrifice of our young Amerikans during Vietnam, ditto for the use of them again in these Middle Eastern 'phony wars'.
Like lemmings running over the cliff of reason, our fellow American dopes may never learn!
"We must end U.S. support for this disastrous war in Yemen. It is also long past time that we begin to take a very hard look at our relationship with Saudi Arabia."
“For years many astute writers have warned us about this Military Industrial Empire... and only a minority of Americans would listen. Ever wonder why?”
Trump’s announced Iran policy is a mess, and it remains to be seen if he can shape it into something meaningful.
On this Memorial Day let us contemplate the moral injury we do to our nation every day in the never ending wars of the 21st Century.
We still want populations around the world to admire, appreciate, and respect this country as a democracy and a powerful protector. Some ships are used to make exactly that point, other ships have become the very image and essence of hardship and harm.
Belgium’s capital city of Brussels is on its highest alert as residents remain on lockdown. People are being told to stay away from their windows, and schools remain closed as police and soldiers carry out raids in the search for suspects in the Paris attacks ten days ago that killed 130 people.