Friday, February 21, 2020

The coup has failed & now the US is looking to wage war: Venezuelan...

The United Nations, the Red Cross and other relief organizations have refused to work with the U.S. on delivering aid to Venezuela, which they say is politically motivated.
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Attempt to close Al-Jazeera is an attack on freedom of expression, UN says

The channel has become part of Qatar’s grand strategy, and asking them to close it down is like asking Switzerland to close its banks.

Silent partners

The strange alliance between Israel and Saudi Arabia

Syrian missile attack, an opportunity to challenge militarism

We must lift the fog of war before it gets too thick.

The Terror We Give Is the Terror We Get

Is the barbarism we condemn the barbarism we commit? Chris Hedges discusses the line that separates the U.S. from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and how terror has become the engine of war.

Trump’s policy catastrophe

Trump is neglecting or worsening five genuinely big problems facing America. Why is he doing these things?

In Trump’s world where money talks, Saudi Arabia gets a free pass

In Trump’s world where money talks, poor refugees are banned from entering the United States while Saudi princes who cling to power by torturing and beheading dissidents get safe passage to their luxury digs in Manhattan’s Trump Towers.

Fear strikes AT, not OUT!

Fear always translates into anger which can translate into violence. Thus, it can never strike out, only ‘strike AT!’

The enemy of my enemy is my…?

The Saudi-American-Iranian-Russian-Qatari-Syrian conundrum.

Five Prerequisites for War Against ISIS

As we move toward war against ISIS, we must be vigilant – to fairly allocate the burdens of who’s called on to fight the war, to protect civil liberties, to protect innocent civilians abroad, to avoid hate and bigotry, and to fairly distribute the cost of paying for war.