War

Square One: US Negotiating Peace With Taliban

Source: The Corbett Report August 4, 2018 James Corbett It’s not often that you see an MSM headline that tells an entire story, complete with a plot and sub-plot, but when you do it’s usually in a tabloid. Such is the case with this recent doozy from The Daily Fail: …

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Hiroshima Revisited: Memorializing the Horrors of War with 10 Must-See War Films

Source: The Rutherford Institute July 30, 2018 John W. Whitehead “The horror… the horror…”—Apocalypse Now (1979) Nearly 73 years ago, the United States unleashed atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 200,000 individuals, many of whom were civilians. Fast forward to the present day, and the …

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China Warns of “Peace Disease” And “Unavoidable” War With US

Source: The Corbett Report July 9, 2018 James Corbett A leaked Chinese memo reveals that the Chinese military is combating “peace disease” and avoiding an “unavoidable” war by . . . building up their military? What does all this mean, what does it have to do with Thucydides, and what …

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How America’s Wars Cut Down American Liberty

If we forswore military intervention in other countries, we could still affect the world in a positive way through free trade. Source: Foundation for Economic Education June 12, 2018 by David R. Henderson Professor Tucker argues in his Liberty Forum essay that a grand strategy, at least one that is dreamed of by …

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There Are No War Heroes. There Are Only War Victims.

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist June 9, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Yesterday President Donald Trump tweeted, “My thoughts and prayers are with the families of our serviceman who was killed and his fellow servicemen who were wounded in Somolia. They are truly all HEROES.” Three hours later he tweeted it again, …

War Crimes

Amnesty: US-Led Coalition Committed War Crimes In Raqqa, Syria

This Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 frame grab made from drone video shows Raqqa effectively destroyed following US-Coalition airstrikes. (AP/ Gabriel Chaim) “Everyone we spoke to in Raqqa agreed that Isis had to be defeated. But they asked why their families had to be killed and their city destroyed in the …

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The REAL Middle East Nuclear Threat

Source: The Corbett Report May 11, 2018 James Corbett There is in fact a Middle Eastern nation that is in fact in control of a vast, undeclared stockpile of nuclear weapons. This nation does have the capability of deploying those weapons anywhere in the region. It is not a signatory …

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Japan’s Stealth Army

Source: The Corbett Report May 6, 2018 James Corbett Last month, while everyone was distracted by other events, the Japanese government did something rather remarkable: They activated a marine unit. Specifically, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force activated a 1,500-man unit known as the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade. The occasion was …

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The Brutal War on Vietnamese Civilians: Interview with Nick Turse

Source: History News Network May 26, 2013 by Robin Lindley U.S. commanders wasted ammunition like millionaires and hoarded American lives like misers, and often treated Vietnamese lives as if they were worth nothing at all. –Nick Turse, Kill Anything That Moves In March 1968 U.S. infantry troops of the Army’s …

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Normalize Peace

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist April 19, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone National Geographic’s Brain Games aired a social experiment a while back which produced some footage which, while jarring, shouldn’t surprise anyone who takes an interest in the way people tend to operate when in groups. A waiting room was filled up …