Category Archives: military

WAR WITH IRAN–IS IT INEVITABLE?

By Arlen Grossman (also published in OpEdNews.com) A major war in the Middle East would be catastrophic, yet that is the direction we are heading. With President Trump withdrawing from the nuclear accord with Iran, we are left with a … Continue reading

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Syria Used Chemical Weapons–Are You Sure?

By Arlen Grossman  (Editor’s Note: What you see here is a revised and expanded version of s previous post. This version was headlined at OpEdNews.com., April 19, 2018, with over 2500 views.) Think about this:   Syrian President Assad had … Continue reading

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What About This Time?

Note: This article refers to the 2017 missile strike against Syria — TBPR Editor NOW MATTIS ADMITS THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE ASSAD USED POISON GAS ON HIS PEOPLE By Ian Wilkie/ Newsweek/ February 8, 2018 Lost in the hyper-politicized hullabaloo … Continue reading

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Syria Chemical Attack: A False Flag?

‘Why would Assad use chemical weapons on civilians, knowing that it would draw world-wide condemnation and intervention, when the jihadists are surrounded and on the brink of annihilation?’ –Richard Black, Virginia State Senator Senator Black may be on to something. … Continue reading

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Illegal Wars: The New American Way

By Maj. Danny Sjursen/ Truthdig/ March 21, 2018 [T]he President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, … Continue reading

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Unraveling of a President

By Arlen Grossman The pressure is building up around Donald Trump. As I write this, today was full of disturbing news for the president (as well as most of us). The Dow plummeted over 700 points, his lead lawyer stepped … Continue reading

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Foreign Meddling: We Do It, Too

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The Real “Shithole Country”

by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 14, 2018 I covered the war in El Salvador for five years. It was a peasant uprising by the dispossessed against the 14 ruling families and the handful of American corporations that ran El Salvador … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES

Letter to Editor in Monterey Herald, November 22, 2017 and San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 27, 2017 A lesson on American priorities in the age of Trump: The 2018 budget proposals call for cuts in Medicaid, Medicare, welfare, food stamps, children’s health … Continue reading

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War, What Is It Good For?

  Troopaganda Eats Its Own Tail By David Swanson/ OpEd News/ November 12, 2017 First they tell you what to think the wars are for. They’re for protection from evil enemies, for spreading democracy and human rights. Then you discover … Continue reading

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