Tag: Middle East
The Real Enemy Is Within
"There will be no genuine democratic, social, economic or political reform until we destroy our permanent war machine." It's time we confront the war industry and the crimes of an empire.
Searching for Rojava
Rojava’s experiment is no more than a radical democracy, which grew out of a cult of personality. So why is an experiment in direct democracy under siege the best-kept secret in the Middle East?
Drones: The Rapidly Growing Menace to America and the World
The U.S. government has been approved to use drones, not only in the Middle East, but in the U.S. This might be a technological breakthrough, but numerous issues will occur that cannot be undone.
Obama Says US Won’t Send Any More Troops to Fight Islamic...
President Obama has been stressing that he is playing a long game on the fight against Daesh. And now he's pledged to increased the country's attempts to combat Daesh’s online propaganda.
U.S. Global Hegemony Knows No Bounds
The U.S. government is acting in an aggressive manner towards the rest of the world as if to achieve world domination and power. War and militaristic action are how they plan to achieve this goal and have been using these tactics for years.
U.S. in the Middle East: Where You Don’t Belong You Must...
The U.S. should not be in the Middle East, but the U.S. government will not be pulling out troops when there is still oil and natural gas there. At some point in time, other countries will get so tired of this endless war they will step in to put an end to it.
Washington Asks, ‘Who Lost Ramadi?’ But Washington Never Had Ramadi
Why do Republicans think that if the U.S. occupied Iraq for longer, Ramadi would have somehow become a U.S. protectorate? The whole debate over “who lost Ramadi” is no debate because Washington never had Ramadi.
US Finally Admits It Has No Idea Who It Is Assassinating...
Even though President Obama gave assurance to drone strikes, the U.S. just recently admitted to not knowing who it was targeting in its recent attack that resulted in an American casualty. Does this war crime characterize the U.S. drone program?
Tom Engelhardt explores body counts, drones and “collateral damage” in the twenty-first-century world of drone warfare. But one question reigns supreme: Who counts?
VIDEO: The Middle East Policy of President Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders said that a "war with Iran should be avoided at all costs." And he opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq and advised the U.S. to get out of Afghanistan in 2011. So where are going with all this? Here is a look at the Middle East policy of "President Bernie Sanders."