Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Foreign Policy

FBI Agrees to Give Records to Anti-War Reporters

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – In a win for government-transparency advocates, the FBI has agreed to turn over records it created when it spied on two anti-war journalists and pay $299,000 to settle their attorneys’...

President-Elect Donald Trump: Stay Out Of Syria

The U.S. presidential election mercifully has ended. But global conflict continues. And American politicians are still attempting to drag America into another tragic, bloody Middle Eastern conflict. To do so would be madness. President-Elect Donald...

James Mattis’ 33-Year Grudge Against Iran

For many, and even for self-proclaimed progressives, Donald Trump’s pick to be secretary of defense, retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, is a light in the darkness—a kind of oasis in the midst of...

MOAB is the new greatest show on earth

MOAB is the new greatest show on earth. Donald Trump is the first President to have seamlessly merged reality television with war. Like the director of an old Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, he's constantly looking...

Libertarianism Can Offer Clear Answers About War And Peace

Are there clear limits which should be applied to the scope of the state’s warfighting powers, or should its ability to use violence in pursuit of its political aims be unlimited? Can libertarianism help...
Nawar Anwar al-Awlaki

Her Name Was Nora

Her name was Nora. She was an 8-year-old American girl. And she was murdered last Sunday. I wish I could tell you more about her. I wish I could tell you her favorite color...

The Sheriff of Asia – Bougainville 1975-1997

The North Solomons or Bougainville was given its modern name in 1768 when a French explorer named the already inhabited mountainous tropical island paradise after himself. It was not until 1899 in the last...

US ‘Deep State’ Sold Out Counter-Terrorism to Keep Itself in Business

New York Times columnist Tom Friedman outraged many readers when he wrote an opinion piece on 12 April calling on President Trump to ”back off fighting territorial ISIS in Syria”. The reason he gave...

Capitol Media Group Didn’t Tell Vets They Were Lobbying for Saudi Arabia

Army vet: Scott Wheeler “never told me Saudi Arabia was behind it, nor would I have agreed to do it had I known” Other veterans, still convinced by flawed argument used to lobby against anti-terror law, at peace...

Why is Washington Stalling on Iran Sanctions Relief?

At the second Iranian Trade conference in London, the UK trade envoy to Tehran made a seemingly innocuous remark that should raise eyebrows. Lord Lamont said Iran has been extremely patient and statesman-like under...