Friday, October 18, 2019

Revolving Doors Rule in Finance and War

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

Destroying Raqqa in order to save it

The devastation of Raqqa was not covered in the English language press with the same vigor as the earlier battle for Aleppo.

Bush’s Iraq lies, uncontested, will haunt us under Trump

There is no decision more grave than taking your nation to war. There is nothing more criminal than basing that war on lies.

America’s major challenges in Middle East policy in 2017

Trump’s announced Iran policy is a mess, and it remains to be seen if he can shape it into something meaningful.
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Airstrikes Against Syria are a Trap, Warns Former ISIS Hostage Nicolas Hénin

French journalist Nicolas Hénin, who was held hostage by ISIS inside Syria for 10 months, makes an impassioned plea against bombing Syria.

Paris Terrorist Was Radicalized by Bush’s Iraq War and Abu Ghraib Torture

Having American troops occupy Iraq for 8 years, humiliating its citizens and torturing people in military prisons, was a bad idea. Did Bush and Cheney model for the Kouashi brothers how you take what you want and rub out people who get in your way?

AFRICOM calls for my ‘elimination’

Specifically, what if an article of mine on the U.S. military appears somewhere in our media world and that military refuses to notice? Does it have an impact?

The pawns of war

Memorial Day is here again, and it seems ‘The Dogs of War’ are at it as always.

One Man’s War

Bringing Iraq to America

When empires fall

The United States’ reign as an Empire is coming to an end.