Interventionism

Confirmed US Meddling in Thailand’s Upcoming Elections

Source: New Eastern Outlook February 21, 2018 Joseph Thomas As the United States intensifies its accusations against Russia for alleged interference in the 2016 US Presidential Elections, the United States itself is found engaged in confirmed political interference worldwide. This includes in Southeast Asia where Washington is attempting to rush …

Surveillance State

The Hypocrisy of The New York Times: America is a Surveillance State

Source: Activist Post February 20, 2018 by Derrick Brose The New York Times is more than willing to point out the surveillance state in China and other nations; however, they remain silent about America’s surveillance. In early February The New York Times ran a piece titled “What It’s Like to …

Cost of War

The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

Source: The Rutherford Institute February 12, 2018 By John W. Whitehead “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries combined? Do we need 1.4 million active …

Crimes Against Humanity

U.S. Murders 100 Syrian Soldiers, Claims “Self-Defense” In Country America Invaded And Occupies

Source: Activist Post February 8, 2018 By Brandon Turbeville In the latest instance of American war criminality, the United States launched an air attack against the Syrian military on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. This brazen aggression against the sovereign government of Syria has resulted in the death of at least …

Poverty

Poverty American Style

Photo by Thomas Galvez | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch February 8, 2018 by Kenneth Surin “The American Dream is rapidly becoming the American illusion.” In December last year, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, issued a statement on his 15-day fact-finding mission …

Foreign Policy

The US Finally Told the Truth About Its Military Objective in Syria

Source: ANTIMEDIA January 24, 2018 by Darius Shahtahmasebi After over a year of flip-flopping and reversing its position on Syria and its president, Bashar al-Assad, the U.S has finally admitted the real reason its military continues to violate Syria’s sovereignty. From the Washington Post: “After months of incoherence, the Trump administration has taken a step toward a …

Imperialism

Full Spectrum Arrogance: US Bases Spanning the Globe

Source: Global Research January 19, 2018 By Ann Garrison “There are 50,000 troops still in Germany, still winning World War II three quarters of a century later.” Late last year, a divided Congress approved a military spending bill of 700 billion dollars , more than either the President or the Pentagon had …

Foreign Policy

The Whole World Is Sick and Tired of US Foreign Policy

Source: ANTIMEDIA January 16, 2018 by Darius Shahtahmasebi According to four-star General Wesley Clark, in a 1991 meeting with Paul Wolfowitz, then-under-secretary of defense for policy at the Department of Defense, Wolfowitz seemed a little dismayed because he believed the U.S. should have gotten rid of Saddam Hussein in Operation …

War Crimes

US War on ISIS Is the Biggest Lie Since the 2003 Iraq Invasion: Here’s the Proof

Source: AntiMedia December 19, 2017 Written by Darius Shahtahmasebi On November 13, 2017, the BBC dropped a bombshell report that exposed how the U.S. cut a secret deal with “hundreds” of ISIS fighters and their families to leave the Syrian city of Raqqa under the “gaze of the U.S. and British-led coalition and Kurdish-led …

Empire

The U.S. is Not a Democracy, It Never Was

Photo by Daniel Huizinga | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch December 13, 2017 by Gabriel Rockhill One of the most steadfast beliefs regarding the United States is that it is a democracy. Whenever this conviction waivers slightly, it is almost always to point out detrimental exceptions to core American values …