Remember His Name: Pat Tillman

After Pat's Birthday by Kevin Tillman Editor’s note: Kevin Tillman joined the Army with his brother Pat (left) in 2002, and they served together in Iraq and Afghanistan. Pat was killed in Afghanistan on April 22, 2004. Kevin, who was discharged in 2005, later wrote a powerful, must-read document. The following essay was first published … Continue reading Remember His Name: Pat Tillman

What we need is a New Pearl Harbor: Project for the New American Century

The American Plan: A New Pearl Harbor A project set up by the men who now surround George W Bush said what America needed was a "catastrophic and catalyzing event." by John Pilger   The threat posed by US terrorism to the security of nations and individuals was outlined in prophetic detail in a document … Continue reading What we need is a New Pearl Harbor: Project for the New American Century

War with Russia (part 4): “Give Russia 20 years of internal and external peace and quiet and it will change beyond recognition.”

Grand Strategy Revisited ~ Andrei Martyanov We live in the world of models, all kinds of them. Some models are simple, others—very complex. The main task of these models is to predict how the things these models describe will behave, depending on the circumstances. Some of these models work brilliantly, others fail miserably. Worst models … Continue reading War with Russia (part 4): “Give Russia 20 years of internal and external peace and quiet and it will change beyond recognition.”

War with Russia (part 3): Implications of New Weapons System

The Implications of Russia's New Weapon Systems ~ Andrei Martyanov During the August 2008 Russo-Georgian War, the operations of Russia’s 58th Army were termed as “coercion into peace.” It is an appropriate term once one recalls what truly was at stake then. Russians did win that war and, indeed, coerced Georgia into a much more … Continue reading War with Russia (part 3): Implications of New Weapons System

War with Russia (part 2): Two Great American Myths

Two Great American Myths ~ The Saker There are two myths, which are deeply imprinted in the minds of most US Americans, which are extremely dangerous, and which can result in a war with Russia: The first myth is the myth of US military superiority. The second myth is the myth of US invulnerability. I … Continue reading War with Russia (part 2): Two Great American Myths

War with Russia (part 1): “Do you think his assessment is accurate?”

Unz Review ~ The Saker “Do you think his assessment is accurate?” was the subject line of an email I got from a good friend recently. The email referred to the article by Paul Craig Roberts “One Day Tomorrow Won’t Arrive,” which claimed that “the US military is now second class compared to the Russian … Continue reading War with Russia (part 1): “Do you think his assessment is accurate?”

Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Kill School Bus Filled with Children

Thus far I have been reluctant to say anything about this school bus massacre. The reason being the graphic nature of the images and story. I have school bus age children. You understand. American Exceptionalism is a lie... unless we count how "exceptional" Americans are at killing. For the love of money. God have mercy … Continue reading Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Kill School Bus Filled with Children