Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Foreign Policy

Totalitarian Iconography and the Great War

Publisher’s Note: Another bombing in hoplophobic Albion and the UK authorities can be counted on to double down on any criticism levied against the primary religious adherents (Sunni Wahhabist Salafist jihadists funded out of...

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Godfather of al Qaeda and Taliban, Dead at 89

I come not to praise Zbigniew Brzezinski, but to bury him beneath a damning fact omitted from his New York Times and Washington Post obituaries: He bears enormous responsibility for the rise of the Taliban, al Qaeda and...

This Memorial Day, Remember the Victims of Democide

Note: This column was originally published for Memorial Day 2016 This weekend, Americans will seize the opportunity to sleep in an extra day, fire up the family grill, and maybe — probably not, but maybe...

TGIF: Trump’s Mideast Mission Impossible

By now, comparing someone to the underwear gnomes of South Park fame is trite. Were it not for Donald Trump, I wouldn't go near it. But I cannot resist because it's a salient feature of his way...

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A US Ally or Danger to the World?

Donald Trump was in the news over the weekend because he made his first foreign trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. President Trump and his family were greeted at the airport by King...

Book Review: The Imperial Cruise

The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War by James D. Bradley This is a book that perhaps comes into the category of "revisionist history," not because Bradley invents some obscure series of...

What Is Going On in Syria?

What is going on in Syria? There is a civil war being fought between the Syrian government, led by president Bashar al-Assad, and various rebel groups, whose goal is to overthrow Assad and his regime....

U.S.A. Gives Yemenis Cholera, 300,000 Infected in Next Six Months

May 21 (UPI) -- A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 315 people since April 27 and is spreading with "unprecedented" speed, the United Nations' World Health Organization said Sunday. More than 29,300 suspected...

Trump Advisers Want at Least 50,000 US Troops in Afghanistan

Publicly US strategy in the Afghan War has been based around the conceit that the conflict is in a “stalemate,” despite mounting losses by the Afghan government. Advisers have offered a classified assessment on...

2016 Documentary Looks at America’s ‘National Bird’

They see everything, they can kill you with impunity and they may be coming to a battlefield or suburb near you. Filmmaker Sonia Kennebeck, in her debut documentary film, “National Bird,” examines America's use of...
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