War

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 …

War Crimes

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 …

War

War is Just F**kin’ Wrong

Photo by Meg Chang | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch April 16, 2018 by Ron Jacobs There is no such thing as a good war, especially not in 2018. History, both recent and otherwise, has proven this statement. No war in the past seventy years has made the world a …

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Edgar Cayce May Have Been Right About Russia’s Role in Preventing World War III

Source: Waking Times April 14, 2018 Dylan Charles The U.S. has been attempting to enter Syria for almost five years now, and the chemical weapons pretext has been in play since the invasion of Iraq. We seem to be in a repeat cycle. Some kind of macabre Groundhog Day where no …

Interventionism

5 Things You Should Know About US-led ‘One-Time’ Strikes On Syria

Source: The Last American Vagabond April 14, 2018 by RT Multiple targets in Syria were bombarded by the US, UK, and France in retaliation to what they said was an Assad-orchestrated chemical attack near Damascus. Here are the main facts about the intervention. Washington approved “precision strikes” against Syria early …