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War With North Korea May Be Inevitable: P-Gon Has Made Up Its Mind

In 2002, I was a Boy Scout on my way to the premiere camping experience of the organization: Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.  The Ranch's base camp sits at an elevation of 5,000...

TGIF: Trump’s “Fire and Fury” Wouldn’t Be the First for North Korea

Leave it to Donald Trump to threaten to rain "fire and fury" on the North Korean people the same week the world observed the 72nd anniversary of the U.S. government's vindictive atomic bombings of...

McMaster, Mattis Purge Dangerous Flynn Crazies From the NSC

The purged crazies were pushing for open warfare against Syria to "confront Iran" Beloved of the establishment for all the predictable, horrible reasons the war criminal H.R. McMaster has nonetheless done at least something right....

‘Blowback’ by Chalmers Johnson

Blowback is a book that many of us know about due to its relevance in the post 9-11 world. Because of this I had known about this book for some time before I was...

North Korea or Iran…Where Will President Trump Attack First?

President Trump seems to be impatiently racing toward at least one disastrous war. Maybe two. The big question is who will be first? North Korea or Iran? Over the past several days President Trump has...

What Makes a General?

It’s very easy to describe President Trump’s military leadership policy: trust the generals.  Is this the right choice?  Like all Germanic peoples, from Prussia to Chile, Americans trust their strong, uniform wearing authority figures...

US Foreign Military Bases Aren’t “Defense”

“U.S. foreign military bases are the principal instruments of imperial global domination and environmental damage through wars of aggression and occupation.” That’s the unifying claim of the Coalition Against US Foreign Military Bases (noforeignbases.org), and it’s...

Trump Should Veto Congress’ Foolish New Sanctions Bill

This week’s expected House vote to add more sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea is a prime example of how little thought goes into US foreign policy. Sanctions have become kind of an...

Intel Vets Challenge ‘Russia Hack’ Evidence

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Was the “Russian Hack” an Inside Job? Executive Summary Forensic studies of “Russian hacking” into Democratic National Committee computers last year reveal that on July 5,...
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