Monday, September 23, 2019

Doubling Down on a Failed Strategy

Expanding the base infrastructure in the Greater Middle East will only perpetuate a militarized foreign policy premised on assumptions about the efficacy of war that should have been discredited long ago.

Experts Warn that Nuclear Risks May be Increasing

A nuclear watchdog issues a warning about the possibility that terrorists could obtain nuclear explosives or provoke a dangerous meltdown.

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to Drill for Oil in Syria, Violating International...

Dick Cheney, Rupert Murdoch, and Lord Jacob Rothschild and their company Genie Energy are about to make a killing on oil - from the killing in Syria.

Ted Cruz’s Stone-Age Brain and Yours

Ted Cruz may be able to build up his poll numbers by promising to carpet bomb foreigners in the Middle East of whom we are fearful, but at least we know that biology doesn’t have to dictate our response. Our brains don’t have to stay in the Stone Age.

The Best, Most Effective Way to Stem This Rising Tide of Terrorism

It is time the Western world steps up to minimize and prevent acts of terrorism rather than just reacting to something that has already occurred.

You Say ISIL, I Say ISIS, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

“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.”

America Revisits the Dark Side

Candidates compete to promise the most torture and slaughter. Are war crimes are back on the American agenda?

Why the Islamic State Is the Minor Leagues of Terror

Is it time to panic? Let's put terror threats into perspective for 2016.

The Execution of Nimr Al-Nimr: One More Reason to Re-evaluate the Toxic U.S.-Saudi Alliance

The killing of Sheikh Al-Nimr should serve as a prime moment for the U.S. to reconsider its alliance with the Saudi regime, a regime that not only denies human rights to its own people but exports death and destruction abroad.

The American Empire: Murder Inc.

Investigative journalist Allan Nairn knows firsthand how the U.S. uses mass killing as a routine tool of foreign policy. The horrifying tactics of Islamic State, he says, are an imitation of what we have been doing and what we have been teaching our international proxies for generations.