Category Archives: military

WARS: WHO KNEW?

How We Learned Not To Care About America’s Wars  By Andrew Bacevich/ TomDispatch/ October 5, 2017 Consider, if you will, these two indisputable facts.  First, the United States is today more or less permanently engaged in hostilities in not one … Continue reading

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POLICEMEN OF THE WORLD

 More Thoughts on Trump’s UN Declaration of War Against Iran and North Korea By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ September 19, 2017 Trump’s UN speech makes it clear that Trump’s presidency, in terms of his campaign promise to remove Washington from … Continue reading

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North Korea and Nuclear Sanity

Letter published in Monterey Herald, August 2 Your editorial about North Korea–along with the many statements of hawkish politicians beating the war drums–is both absurd and dangerous. North Korea has no desire to attack us.  They may be evil and cruel … Continue reading

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How to Handle North Korea

Letter to the Editor, L.A. Times, 4/20, Monterey Herald, 4/21 Another brilliant strategy by the Trump Administration: provoke and threaten North Korea. Two nuclear-armed nations with narcissistic, inexperienced, unstable leaders. What could possibly go wrong? Arlen Grossman

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Syria: Where is the Evidence?

Unjust Killing is Murder: The Cruise Missile Attack On Syria and the Just War Doctrine By Doran Hunter/Christian Democracy Magazine/April 10, 2017 Barely 48 hours after the release of sarin gas in Idlib, Syria, the US military launched Tomahawk cruise … Continue reading

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The Pandora’s Box of War

By Chris Hedges/Truthdig/April 7, 2017   Victims of this week’s chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria. (Alaa Alyousef / AP)   War opens a Pandora’s box of evils that once unleashed are beyond anyone’s … Continue reading

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Two Very Different Republicans

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THE MOSQUE THAT DISAPPEARED

Civil defense team members and people try to rescue people who were trapped under the debris of a Mosque after an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer in the Cina village of Etarib district of Aleppo, Syria on March … Continue reading

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BARBARA LEE WAS RIGHT!

Barbara Lee’s Lone Vote on Sept. 14, 2001, Was as Prescient as It Was Brave and Heroic By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ September 11, 2016 ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER the 9/11 attack, while bodies were still buried in the rubble, George W. … Continue reading

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