Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: Al-Qaeda

Is Trump setting the US up for further al-Qaeda attacks by...

The impetus for the return of US troops to Prince Sultan Airbase in Saudi Arabia is the renewed tensions with Iran.

What if? An alternative strategy for 9/12/2001

“Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men most.” –Thucydides

Terrorism: The Product of American Military Policy

The War on Terror is not a war unto itself; it is just one facet of the larger agenda of perpetual war that this government, filled with bloodthirsty war hawks, has conducted for far too long.

Bombs Away!

Perhaps this September 11th, it’s finally time for Americans to begin to focus on our endless air war in the Greater Middle East, our very own disastrous Fifteen Years’ War.

The Al-Qaeda Leader Who Wasn’t

The capture, torture, and propaganda use of Abu Zubaydah is the perfect example of the U.S. government’s unique combination of willful law-breaking, ass-covering memo-writing, and “strategic incompetence.”

9/11 Mastermind Urges Unity Between al-Qaida and Islamic State Against Russia...

Al-Zawahiri, a mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks and successor of Bin Laden, is urging for the unity between al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) in the face of American, Russian and Shiite forces in Syria. Things just got more complicated for the CIA.

Erasing History in Mesopotamia

Since the Islamic State rose out of the ashes of al Qaeda in Iraq, oil and other resource smuggling are just a few things funding this endeavor. Is this how the criminal gang now controls major cities throughout the Middle East?

Charlie Hebdo Team Regrets Not Parading Caricatures of Hypocritical World Leaders...

Many of the world leaders in the rally would have jailed the Charlie Hebdo staff if they had been operating in those countries. So here are a few Charlie Hebdo caricatures just for the politicians in attendance, for many of whom the victims had only contempt.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...