Has there ever been an organization in human history that is dedicated, with such commitment, to the destruction of organized human life on Earth?
Precious few today have ever heard of America’s Moro War, fought from 1899 to 1913, but it was, until Afghanistan, one of America’s longest sustained military campaigns.
For more than 500 years, the Congo has been brutalized by the extraordinary violence inflicted by those who have treated the country as a resource – for slaves, rubber, timber, wildlife and minerals – to be exploited.
In stark contrast to the United States, Canada welcomed the first of what is to be thousands of Syrian refugees. Canada's plan is to welcome 25,000 refugees by March 2016.
Trump is dedicated to keeping petroleum profitable as long as possible. This stance pleases Saudi Arabia.
Those who engage Syria with limited will and limited means must set limited goals if they are to accomplish even a limited amount of good.
“Iraqis, now Syrians, and by extension even the Europeans who are now awash in refugees from the wars we help foment, and the US taxpayer, and, documented by a Brown University study, the US job seeker—these are the losers.”
Regardless of who is our president, from either of the two ‘War Parties’, military spending has been going through the roof.
Here is what the coming boom years are likely to look like for the Pentagon, the arms makers, and their weaponry.
Now we’re back in the law of the jungle, courtesy of Trump’s hit Iranian general.