Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: terrorism

Terrorism: A false threat

Millions starve. Millions die yearly from preventable diseases. Millions die as a consequence of wars. Compared with these numbers, the total count of terrorist victims is vanishingly small.

The only way to effectively counter terror is to end war

Collectively, recognizing the terrible legacy of 9/11, we must agree: To counter terror, abolish war.

Insurgent extremists bet the farm, touting street terrorism, medical malpractice &...

Street violence offends the vast majority, and extremism doubles down the downside.

Time to trash the terrorist watch list, a police-state Frankenstein gone...

Any political blacklist that has a million names of “suspected terrorists” is a caricature of a police state run amok.

Will Biden’s America stop creating terrorists?

If the Biden administration really wants to stop fueling chaos and terrorism in the world, it must radically transform the CIA.

Killing democracy in America

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”

The end of war is just a beginning

What President Trump is actually proposing simply removes the most visible aspect – the troops – while continuing the bombing of eight countries and secret counter terrorism operations across almost half the globe.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

Mapping the American War on Terror

All told, it should be clear that another kind of grand plan is needed to deal with the threat of terrorism both globally and to Americans – one that relies on a far smaller U.S. military footprint and costs far less blood and treasure.

The ‘both sides do it’ lie

“You don't hand matches to an arsonist and you don't give power to an angry left-wing mob, and that's what the Democrats are.”

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.