Wednesday, May 22, 2024

An American Century of Carnage

U.S. Special Operations command details a dismal U.S. Military record.

The Number of U.S. Troops in Iraq Is Approaching 6,000

Likely, down the line the US will get pulled right back into Iraq, because it refuses to recognize the real power dynamics there at the level of policy rather than just of tactics.

Revolving Doors Rule in Finance and War

An arms race is being created that makes money for some but creates bad outcomes for all.

You Must Be Kidding! Adventures in an American World of Frustration

Assassination, previously an illegal act, has become the heart and soul of Washington’s way of life.

On Syria And Skittles, Demagogues And The Damned

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

6 Problems Worse Than Terrorism in America

Guns, suicide, war. These are just some of the things that kill and affect more people than terrorism in the United States.

Apologizing to My Daughter for the Last 15 Years of War

“I know I’m not the first parent to grow reflective watching his last child walk out the door, but I have a sense of what’s ahead of her: an American world filled with misplaced fears.”

U.S. Promises $3 Million to Family of Innocent Killed by CIA Drones

Since the inception of the drone program, the CIA has killed at least eight U.S. citizens, including a hostage and an innocent 16-year-old boy, without due process.

In a Massive Intelligence Error, the U.S. Kills 80 Syrian Troops, Helping Islamic State...

The problem with a mistake of this Himalayan proportions is that it will be extremely difficult in the aftermath to convince Syria that the US did not intentionally aid Daesh.

Terrorism: The Product of American Military Policy

The War on Terror is not a war unto itself; it is just one facet of the larger agenda of perpetual war that this government, filled with bloodthirsty war hawks, has conducted for far too long.