War Crimes

Endtimes in Mosul

Source: counterpunch by Patrick Cockburn On 22 May, Ahmed Mohsen, an unemployed taxi driver, left his house in the Islamic State-controlled western part of Mosul to try to escape across the Tigris to the government-held eastern side of the city. He and his mother, along with ten other people, carried …

War Crimes

Key Myths and Facts about the Atomic Bombings of Japan

Source: Washington’s Blog by Robert Barsocchini In 1945, US president Harry Truman (who had dictatorial control over the atomic bomb) and his advisor James Byrnes intentionally prolonged the US war with Japan until, and apparently so that, they could target Japanese civilians, without warning, with atomic bombs. The bombings were planned and carried …

War Crimes

United States War Crimes: From Korea to Afghanistan

Source: Global Research By Lenora Foerstel and Brian S. Willson The issue of War Crimes emerged after World War I at the Versailles Conference, but it was not until the end of World War II that a more comprehensive definition of what constitutes war crimes was developed. First among new …

EMP

Retired Green Beret Warns: “North Korea Can Deliver A Warhead Containing An EMP Weapon Dead Center Over The Continental United States”

Source: SHTF Plan.com Jeremiah Johnson Most are aware by now that North Korea has tested (successfully) another ICBM missile, and its nuclear ambitions are more concrete by the day.  The mainstream media and the Obama administration are the creators of the public’s skepticism and denial regarding North Korea’s capabilities.  The …

War Crimes

“Beauty of Our Weapons” in the War on Yemen

Source: counterpunch by George Capaccio O Lord our God, help us to tear their soldiers to bloody shreds with our shells; help us to cover their smiling fields with the pale forms of their patriot dead; help us to drown the thunder of the guns with the shrieks of their …

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Chemical

Stupid Conspiracy Theorists! Chemicals Aren’t Turning The Frogs GAY!!

Corbett Report James Corbett Ugh. How can people believe such stupid things? Chemicals aren’t turning the frogs gay, you conspiracy idiot! They’re turning them hermaphroditic! And they’re making the fish trans. But I bet you think that’s something to be concerned about, don’t you? There’s just no reasoning with some …

War Crimes

The Massacre of Mosul: More Than 40,000 Civilians Feared Dead

Source: counterpunch by Patrick Cockburn More than 40,000 civilians were killed in the devastating battle to retake Mosul from Isis, according to intelligence reports revealed exclusively to The Independent – a death toll far higher than previous estimates. Residents of the besieged city were killed by Iraqi ground forces attempting to force out …

War Crimes

Afghanistan civilian deaths hit record highs as US-led airstrikes reach 2012 levels

The US Air Force and its allies have dropped more munitions on Afghanistan in the first half of 2017 than in all of the previous year. This is level with the previous high in the first half of 2012 and coincides with a spike in civilian casualties, according to the …

Imperialism

Why I Did Not Go to Vietnam

by Terry Simons Wars are folly.  Rudimentarily, we know why wars happen.  We know they spring from inhumane impulses and ignorance.  We know the corrupting nature of avarice and the geopolitical realities that propel conflict.  We know that the lust for power is systemic and that unrestrained nationalism plays a …

War

Christmas Truce 1914: A Will To Peace

by John V. Denson Mises.org The Christmas Truce, which occurred primarily between the British and German soldiers along the Western Front in December 1914, is an event the official histories of the “Great War” leave out, and the Orwellian historians hide from the public. Stanley Weintraub has broken through this …