Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove

by Chris Hedges Truthdig Mar 3, 2019 The most dangerous foreign policy decision of the Trump administration—and I know this is saying a lot—is its decision to share sensitive nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia and authorize U.S. companies to build nuclear reactors in that country. I spent seven years in the Middle East. I covered … Continue reading Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove

Venezuela: The High Noon of Empire

by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota O Society Feb 28, 2019 George Bernard Shaw once said: “When an Englishman wants something, he never publicly admits to his wanting it. Instead, his want is expressed as a burning conviction it is his moral and religious duty to conquer those who possess the thing he wants. Hypocrisy … Continue reading Venezuela: The High Noon of Empire

The Banality of Empire

by Kenn Orphan Feb 22, 2019 https://youtu.be/InGCmxCjaWE This month freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar questioned Trump’s nominee for envoy to Venezuela, Elliot Abrams. While her interrogation was somewhat tepid in regard to American imperialism (see 3:49 she agrees with his statement “no one disputes” the US goal has always been to support democracy and defend human rights), she did bring … Continue reading The Banality of Empire

Boy, that “Russian Collusion” sure does work wonders! After Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

By Andrew Osborn Reuters February 25, 2019 MOSCOW - Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat … Continue reading Boy, that “Russian Collusion” sure does work wonders! After Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

And the Oscar Goes to White Helmets: Covert Jackals Propagandized as Saviors

by Rainer Shea Ghion Journal Feb 25, 2019 The network of “humanitarian” Syria regime change groups recently experienced yet another major PR crisis. On February 9, James Harkin, a journalist who’s written for The Guardian and the Financial Times and is the director of the Center for Investigative Journalism, published an article in The Intercept … Continue reading And the Oscar Goes to White Helmets: Covert Jackals Propagandized as Saviors

25 Years in Jail for Protecting the Planet?

BY FRIDA BERRIGAN NATION FEBRUARY 19, 2019 Twenty-five years in prison. That is the possible fate of seven Catholic anti-nuclear activists awaiting trial for their action on April 4, 2018, at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia—the largest base of its kind in the world. The Kings Bay 7 chose to act on … Continue reading 25 Years in Jail for Protecting the Planet?

Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

by Philip Giraldi  Strategic Culture Feb 14, 2019   The lineup of Democrats already declared as candidates for their party’s presidential nomination in 2020 is remarkable, if only because so many wannabes have thrown their hats in the ring so early in the process. In terms of electability, however, one might well call the seekers … Continue reading Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate