Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Middle East

The hawks who want war with Iran are working overtime

As the saboteurs of diplomacy hope for a violent escalation, let’s keep in mind, and hope Iran agrees, that the best revenge would be a revived JCPOA.

Is the long war finally ending?

Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.

“The bleeding wound”

Osama bin Laden won (twice)...

Can the world’s second superpower rise from the ashes of twenty...

The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize.

The U.S. is recycling its big lie about Iraq to target...

Another U.S. war would engulf the Middle East and the world in even greater chaos than the one the CIA engineered against Iraq.

The world demands US out of the Middle East – will...

The United States needs to reverse course after decades of mistakes, destruction, chaos and death in the Middle East.

War, what is it good for?

What the grifter community calls the Long Con is to attack a country on false claims, destroy much of its infrastructure, occupy the damaged mess you created and make gazillions from taxpayer money.

A terrible precedent: The assassination of Qassam Soleimani

The assassination of a popular leader like Soleimani and the lack of evidence presented about imminent plots he was supposedly engaged in, may empower other countries to take similar actions in the future, a slippery slope indeed.

The military cost of protecting oil with a case study of...

The primary motive of the war is to control Iraqi’s oil production to sustain the global oil flows and to keep a check on prices.

Reckless US actions fire up the antiwar movement

These reckless actions by the U.S. military create dangerous and uncertain times, but it is also an opportunity to demand significant changes to U.S. foreign policy.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.