Tag Archives: War

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...
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...
Violence For Its Own Sake, That Is What America Has Become By
It has become embarrassing to be an American. Our country has had four war criminal presidents in succession. Clinton twice launched military attacks on Serbia, ordering NATO to bomb the former Yugoslavia twice, both in 1995 and in 1999, so that gives Bill two war crimes....
Dick Cheney: Russian Interference An “Act Of War” By
Former US Vice President and the man whose image appears in the dictionary by the word “neocon”, Dick Cheney criticized Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, saying it could be considered an “act of war” against the U.S. “There’s...
Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Set To Outdo Obama On Military Adventurism By
WASHINGTON — For some, Donald Trump’s campaign trail claim that he had always been against the Iraq war – a claim that he would also use as a jibe aimed at Hillary Clinton – seemed to signal that he would refrain from sending the United States spiraling...
Six Years Of War, Death And Destruction: Syrians Speak Out By
Today marks the 6th anniversary of an imposed war and invasion on what was one of the safest countries in the world prior to 2011. A country with a rich history that dates back to 9000 BC. Syria is the Cradle of Civilization. Damascus is nicknamed The City of Jasmine where...
Former Bush Aid: U.S. Creating New Foes, Too Many To Handle By
MINNEAPOLIS – No empire has lasted forever. As history as shown, every imperialistic society has eventually succumbed to its own vices, be it misallocation of resources, concentration of wealth in the hands of a small elite minority or the overextension of its military. While...