Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The year of the commando

U.S. special operations forces deploy to 138 nations, 70% of the world’s countries.

The Anti-Empire Report #148

Ironically, very ironically, Donald Trump may well be less of a war monger than Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton.

President Nero

As so much of the world burns, America’s answer to Nero, rather than fiddling, seems intent on pouring more gasoline on the fires.

A New Memorial Day Tradition — Burning The Confederate Flag

"Burn and bury" kits that allow people to print out their own Confederate flag at home, suitable for burning.

America’s rush back to nuclear weapons

Lawrence Wilkerson is the former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. He is current the Distinguished Adjunct Professor of...

Republican Candidates Defend Killing Civilians to Fight Terrorism — and so do Democrats

For a number of years now, prominent Democrats have also been advocating very dangerous ideas, with Democratic leaders also defending the large-scale killing of civilians in the name of "fighting terrorism."
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A new nuclear arms race: As NATO marks 70th anniversary, threat of nuclear confrontation...

President Trump used the anniversary to push for NATO countries to increase military spending.

Civil war in Iraq? Is Dubai safe? Or World War 3: An analysis of...

Iran will never even try to indulge in a one-on-one war with the United States.

Friend or Foe? How Turkey’s Turn Toward Authoritarianism Threatens Syria and the World

Although NATO countries have worse, more despotic allies in the region, like the tyrannical monarchies of the Gulf, Turkey’s erratic, arrogant leader is arguably the most dangerous.

Empire of destruction

Precision warfare? Don’t make me laugh.