Category Archives: foreign policy

Doomsday

A Different D-Day By Gary Brumback/ OpEdNews/ August 18, 2014   America’s military speak of D- Day as the day when a major military action is to be started. The D-Day most familiar to Americans happened over 70 years ago … Continue reading

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WAR, EMPIRE AND FIREWORKS

July 4th Militarist Bunkum (an encore by request) By Paul Craig Roberts/paulcraigroberts.org/ July 3, 2014 Did you know that 85 to 90 percent of war’s casualties are non-combatant civilians? That is the conclusion reached by a nine-person research team in the … Continue reading

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Recipe For Violence

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The never-ending circular logic of America’s Mid-East Foreign Policy: (1) Many Muslims hate the U.S. because we interfere in the affairs of Muslim countries (2) In reaction to this interference, Muslim extremists fight … Continue reading

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Good Boy, Georgie

 BUSH CREATES PAINTING OF WHAT HE IMAGINES IRAQ IS LIKE TODAY BY ANDY BOROWITZ from The Borowitz Report  

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Getting Real

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THE SHAM DEMOCRACY

How America Was Lost By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ November 7, 2013 “No legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.” Dean Acheson , 1962, speaking to the American Society of … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN EMPIRE

It’s Time to Finally Admit We’re an Empire By David Sirota/ AlterNet/ September 28, 2013 Is America an empire or not? It is a loaded question because in the modern age, that word — empire — is not a moniker … Continue reading

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AMERICAN JOURNALISM’S TIMIDITY

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘pathetic’ American media Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should ‘fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can’t control’ By Seymour Hersh/ The Guardian/ September 27, 2013 Seymour … Continue reading

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Truth: A Casualty of War

Top 45 Lies in Obama’s Speech at the U.N. By David Swanson/ davidswanson.org/ September 25, 2013 1. President Obama’s opening lines at the U.N. on Tuesday looked down on people who would think to settle disputes with war. Obama was … Continue reading

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Patriotism & Propaganda Falling Short

THE DEAD RHETORIC OF WAR By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 16, 2013 The intoxication of war, fueled by the euphoric nationalism that swept through the country like a plague following the attacks of 9/11, is a spent force in the … Continue reading

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