Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: war

It’s a $cam!

The evidence is in: the U.S. military is incapable of responsibly spending your tax dollars.

Bush’s Lap Dog Tony Blair Can’t Even Apologize Correctly for Destabilizing...

Tony Blair continues with his half-hearted apologies on the inception of the Iraq War. He has never actually apologized for breaking international law by launching a war of aggression. But will this cause him to be lynched by the public and the media?

Syrian Army Advances Under Russian Air Support as al-Qaida’s No. 2...

It's been reported that under cover of Russian air support, the Syrian Arab Army of Bashar al-Assad has made some advances against al-Qaeda in Syria. But Russia might not be the only country acting in Syria.

US Used AC-130 Airborne Gunship Equipped with Anti-Personnel Shells in Deadly...

The recent Kunduz hospital slaughter was no mistake: Evidence against the U.S. continues to mount that the attack on a fully operational hospital was a "monstrous war crime." So why the cover up?

Latest US War Crime is the Murderous Destruction of a Hospital...

The best statement President Obama could come up with after the U.S. bombed and destroyed a hospital in Afghanistan, killing innocent civilians and volunteer doctors from Doctors Without Borders, was “We’re sorry”? This is why the rest of the world hates the U.S.

Things Like Ted Cruz’s Threat to Kill Iran’s Ayatollah Are Why...

Decades of American dirty tricks and plots against the Iranian people might be the main reason why Iranians don’t trust the U.S. And Ted Cruz confirmed that on Friday at the Value Voters Summit conference.

Three Exceptional Facts About America

A tide of paranoia is mounting with the litany of predictions of doom and disaster for the U.S. Tom Engelhardt discusses why it's safe to be a paranoid American living in today's world.

The Migrant Crisis: Arms that Welcome, Arms that Kill

More than 12 million people have been displaced from Syria, where a brutal civil war has killed hundreds of thousands of people. How ironic many of the migrants are running to the countries that sold the weapons fueling the warfare in Syria.

Mantra for 9/11

Fourteen years later and we are still living in an improbable world. Tom Engelhardt discusses the wars, interventions, assassinations, tortures, kidnappings, the growth of the American national security state and the spread of Islamic extremism.

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.

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Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.