#Terrornoia Update: Apr. 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 in News

#Terrornoia Update | Bandar bin Sultan, a/k/a Bandar Bush, has returned to his post as director of the Mukhabarat, Saudi Arabia’s intelligence agency, just in time to send the heavy firepower and anti-aircraft weapons Obama’s been “reconsidering” to the Wahhabi jihadists of Al Qaeda 2.0.

#Terrornoia Update: Apr. 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 in News

#Terrornoia Update | Jihadi on jihadi violence spills over into Turkey, in more ways than one; bits of news from Africa and Afghanistan; deep events with the FBI and NSA surrounding the Tsarnaevs and the Boston Marathon bombing; neocons and Israel in the headlines

#Terrornoia Update: Mar. 26, 2014

March 26, 2014 in News

#Terrornoia Update | This week, the empire runs amok in Syria with little indication of progress or peace — just as the neocon-inspired destabilizers prefer. Today’s update includes: Eyes on Syria, Terrornoia and electioneering across the Middle East, Blowback and backfiring across Africa, and more.

Killing Unnamed Children in Afghanistan

December 2, 2013 in News

Jacob Hornberger | When I read this Washington Post article about the two-year-old child that U.S. forces just killed in Afghanistan, I wondered what the child’s name was. Nowhere was it to be found in the article. Maybe the Post hadn’t acquired the name. Or maybe it just doesn’t matter…

John Glaser: Gitmo Prisoner’s Memoirs Prove Obama Is Full of Shit

May 1, 2013 in News

John Glaser | The hoopla over President Obama’s statements on the Guantanamo Bay prison yesterday have obscured the reality of the situation. Sometimes broad talk of policy questions get in the way of the truly revealing details.

Support Builds for Bradley Manning to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize

April 3, 2013 in News

Antiwar Blog | During the last week of March, more than 30,000 people signed a petition urging the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Bradley Manning. While the numbers continue to mount on the petition website…

The Most Expensive War in World History: Costs of Iraq, Afghanistan wars could rise to $6 trillion

April 2, 2013 in News

Global Research Blogs | Over a decade of US wars of aggression in Afghanistan and Iraq will in the end cost as much as $6 trillion, the equivalent of $75,000 for every American household. These wars have left the United States heavily indebted…

UK Think Tank Compares NATO’s Afghanistan Intervention to Failed Soviet Invasion

March 17, 2013 in News

The Telegraph | Nato troops in Afghanistan find themselves in a similar situation to the failed Soviet invasion and are also waging a campaign which is “unwinnable in military terms”, according to a provocative Ministry of Defence analysis.

In Afghanistan, Drone Attacks Increase to Comprise a Quarter of All Missile Strikes

March 13, 2013 in News

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism | The now-deleted figures show unmanned aircraft fired nearly one in four of all missiles used in coalition airstrikes in January – up from just one in 20 in 2011.

U.S. General Mattis: Thousands of Troops to Stay in Afghanistan Past 2014

March 7, 2013 in News

Spread Liberty News | As the United States anticipates the granting of immunity by Afghanistan’s government, which is basically the green light to occupy Afghanistan after 2014, high-ranking military officials push on for more war.