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Syria and Ukraine: ‘Do as I Say, Not as I Do’

Posted by on September 20, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 2 Comments
Syria and Ukraine: ‘Do as I Say, Not as I Do’

Today’s question is what is the difference between what the United States may or may not do in Syria and what Russia may or may not have done in the Ukraine. The main difference is that according to Vladimir Putin what happened in Crimea and eastern Ukraine has nothing to do with anything Mr. Putin or Russia did whereas what’s about to happen in Syria has a great deal to do with what the United States plans to do. If Mr. Putin were not credible, the differences between what’s happening would be less pronounced.

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The God of War is on the Verge of Another Victory

Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The God of War is on the Verge of Another Victory

Barack Obama’s central dilemma last week, when he tried to sell a new war to the American public on the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, was to speak convincingly about the wisdom and effectiveness of U.S. foreign policy over the last decade-plus while at the same time, alas, dropping the bad news that it didn’t work.

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Further Expanding War, US House Approves Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

Posted by on September 17, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Further Expanding War, US House Approves Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

Amid deep skepticism and fears of expanding war, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to authorize President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm “moderate” rebels in Syria in opposition to the extremist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.

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The Strange, Twisted Logic of the ISIS War

Posted by on September 16, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The Strange, Twisted Logic of the ISIS War

Officials in Washington are inadvertently providing some insight into the strange logic of their nebulous war against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, in contradictory and puerile statements about whether the military action should be called a war, or perhaps something else.

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Follow the Money: War Hawks and the Military Industrial Complex

Posted by on September 14, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Follow the Money: War Hawks and the Military Industrial Complex

Follow the Money..The suggestion is still sound, and following the financial connection between pro-war pundits and defense contractors reveals relationships between the two that have borne deadly offspring.

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America “Attacking” The Terrrorists It Fostered – James Corbett

Posted by on September 13, 2014 in Military with 0 Comments
America “Attacking” The Terrrorists It Fostered – James Corbett

James Corbett appears on Press TV to discuss the new American-led coalition to attack ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq. He discusses the hypocrisy of a country that has actively helped to foster, train, equip and aid these terrorists and then taking military action against them.

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Obama’s Deceptive, Ideological, Perilous Case for Escalating War

Posted by on September 11, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Obama’s Deceptive, Ideological, Perilous Case for Escalating War

In Obama’s speech announcing his strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), he invoked the September 11th attacks and the economic recession.

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Cashing In On the ‘War On Terror’

Posted by on September 7, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Cashing In On the ‘War On Terror’

There’s BIG money behind war. Since 2001, the “War on Terror” has done little to end global violence and has cost a staggering 4.4 trillion dollars. So who actually benefits from its perpetuation, and how are lobbyists and military industrial complex involved? We break down four of the biggest profiteers of the war including defense contractors, weapons manufacturers, private intelligence contractors, and more.

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Empire: Fighting on All Sides of a War in Syria (Glenn Greenwald)

Posted by on August 28, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Empire: Fighting on All Sides of a War in Syria (Glenn Greenwald)

The Obama administration and American political class is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the failed “Bomb Assad!” campaign by starting a new campaign to bomb those fighting against Assad – the very same side the U.S. has been arming over the last two years.

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The “War On Terror” Is An Orwellian Lie – It Is Not Meant To Be Won, It Is Meant To Be Continuous

Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The “War On Terror” Is An Orwellian Lie – It Is Not Meant To Be Won, It Is Meant To Be Continuous

Author and historian Webster Tarpley exposes the Orwellian lie known as the “War On Terror.” A clip from the film 1984 (based upon George Orwell’s novel) provides a glimpse into our own age.

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How the Brutalized Become Brutal – Chris Hedges

Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
How the Brutalized Become Brutal – Chris Hedges

The images of executions of alleged collaborators in Gaza and the bullet-ridden bodies left behind in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are the end of a story, not the beginning. They are the result of years, at times decades, of the random violence, brutal repression and collective humiliation the United States has inflicted on others.

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We’re Human Fodder Caught in the Crossfire of Armed Groups and Armed Governments

Posted by on August 12, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
We’re Human Fodder Caught in the Crossfire of Armed Groups and Armed Governments

The current leaders of the world, whether leaders of democratic or socialist governments or leaders of ‘extremist’ groups, have the same simplistic responses to wars, to the global refugee crises, and even to antiwar protesters: spying and surveillance, imprison, shoot and bombard, or Hillary Clinton’s slogan in Afghanistan to ‘fight, talk, build’!

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Why Only Morons Will Buy Into Another US War

Posted by on August 7, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Why Only Morons Will Buy Into Another US War

The US’ military-industrial complex is so huge that many now depend on war for profit. And as the US war with Afghanistan winds down, and its people not wanting to go back to Iraq, the US now faces a problem: it needs a war. So who should it go to war with? The marketing machines have started to turn once again, with politicians and the media spewing more lies and propaganda to sell America on a new war. Who will the lucky country be? The Resident discusses.

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Greenwald: NSA Docs Show ‘Israeli Action in Gaza has US Fingerprints All Over It’

Posted by on August 4, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Greenwald: NSA Docs Show ‘Israeli Action in Gaza has US Fingerprints All Over It’

New documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how intelligence cooperation enables repeated Israeli aggression against Palestinians

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Australia, ‘Better Slave than Dead’

Posted by on July 30, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 1 Comment
Australia, ‘Better Slave than Dead’

Australia is now more deeply embedded strategically and militarily in US global military planning, especially in Asia, than ever before…“The Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap outside Alice Springs remains the most important US intelligence base outside the US itself.”

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