Tag Archives: War

Bill Maher And Muslim Terrorists – What Americans Miss In Their Mindset Of Fear By
The bombing in Manchester was a horrific event by any measure. There’s no justification for the senseless loss of lives. Yet given the destructiveness of the wars throughout the Middle East, can one honestly say some blowback was...
UK’s Jeremy Corbyn Links British Wars To Rising Threat Of Terrorism By
Britain’s opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Friday said the so-called war on terror was “simply not working” and linked British military action abroad with the rising threat of terrorism at home, as he restarted election campaigning days after a suicide...
Trump Sparks War Of Words With Iran In Fiery Middle East Speeches By
Donald Trump sparked a war of words with Iran on Monday, as the US president used two speeches in Saudi Arabia and Israel to accuse Tehran of funding terrorism and fuelling “the fires of sectarian conflict and terror”. Speaking alongside Israel’s president,...
This What Happened When Americans Were Asked To Find North Korea On A Map By
In April 2014, just as the Ukraine conflict (and proxy civil war) was hitting its climax, in the process undermining US-Russian relations for years, some 2,066 Americans were asked to show where the Ukraine was on a map. The result, while leaving something to be desired,...
Why Americans Don’t Trust The Federal Government? By
The Pew Research Center has released its annual poll numbers regarding the percentage of Americans who trust the federal government. The release of these new polls add to a growing amount of evidence that the public’s view of the federal government has been in a steady...
The Frightening Pro-War Twist Of The Democrats ‘Resistance’ By
The Resistance, a self-aggrandizing term for what amounts to a relatively small but still powerful claque of embittered Clinton surrogates, has been keeping itself busy of late, fanning the flames of McCarthyite recriminations against anyone who dares question the rather...
Mattis Cites Iran As Reason US Will Assist Saudi Arabia In Bombing Campaign Of Yemen By
The U.S. is looking to increase support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, officials said Wednesday—a move that some see as another signal that President Donald Trump is itching to take the U.S. to a new war. Among the options for support are boosting intelligence-sharing...
Trump’s Poll Numbers Rise For Every Bomb He Drops By
Highlighting the phenomenon of the “rally effect” — the surge in popular support presidents can receive in times of geopolitical crisis — one media outlet just drew attention to the fact that Donald Trump is seeing a bump in his approval ratings since his recent...
Trump’s Massive War Power Giveaway By
Last year, as Trump’s front-runner status in the Republican primaries began to truly unnerve the conservative establishment, several figures emerged as possible “fail-safes” to the increasing inevitability of a Trump-Clinton showdown. One of these figures was former...
We Need Better And More Diverse Syria Coverage Now! By
Dear Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! We are a group of military veterans who are hoping NOT to be blown off the face of this planet in a nuclear exchange precipitated by events in Syria. The U.S. is close to confronting nuclear-armed Russia over Syria.  This situation was...