Category Archives: war

SCAPEGOATING IRAN

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ June 11, 2018 The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria. European allies, whom Trump alienated when he walked away from the … Continue reading

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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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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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Fifteen Years Ago, America Destroyed My Country

By Sinan Antoon/ New York Times/ March 19, 2018 When I was 12, Saddam Hussein, vice president of Iraq at the time, carried out a huge purge and officially usurped total power. I was living in Baghdad then, and I … Continue reading

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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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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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172 Countries and Territories?!!

AMERICA’S FORGOTTEN WARS New York Times Editorial/ October 23, 2017 The United States has been at war continuously since the attacks of 9/11 and now has just over 240,000 active-duty and reserve troops in at least 172 countries and territories. … Continue reading

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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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