Has Washington’s Arrogance Undone Its Empire?

July 3, 2013 in News

Paul Craig Roberts | No one likes a bully, and Washington’s NATO puppets have been bullied for six decades. British prime ministers, German chancellors, and French presidents have to salute and say “yes sir.” They all hate it, but they love Washington’s money; so they prostitute themselves and their countries for Washington’s money.

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.

Avoid Political, Humanitarian, and Economic Disaster: Resist the Reckless Push for War on Iran

March 5, 2013 in News

The Guardian | Given the immense political, humanitarian and economic disaster such a conflict with Iran would likely entail, it is imperative that those who seek a solution in good faith find ways to marginalize the rejectionists pushing for conflict as an outcome. Before it is too late.

Military Contractors Above the Law, Judge Tells Troops Suing Over Toxic Exposure

March 5, 2013 in News

Bloomberg | Halliburton Co. and KBR Inc. are entitled to the same legal protection as U.S. armed forces when serving as military contractors, a judge ruled, dismissing claims over so-called burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Counter-terror Contrivance: U.S. Military Intervention in Niger is About Its Uranium, Natural Resources

March 5, 2013 in News

Wayne Madsen | President Obama’s military incursion into Niger… has little to do with counter-insurgency and everything to do with establishing U.S. control over Niger’s uranium and other natural resources output and suppressing its native Tuareg population….

Twenty-First Century Imperialism: Proxy Wars Abroad and Police State At Home

February 19, 2013 in News

Boiling Frogs Post | The configuration of 21st century imperialism combines patterns of exploitation from the past as well as new features which are essential to understanding the contemporary forms of plunder, pillage and mass impoverishment…

Insert COIN: Global War on Terror is a Game of Global Whack-A-Mole

February 16, 2013 in News

Geoffrey Ingersoll Business Insider February 16, 2013   As France realizes the difficulty of a “short” campaign in Mali, one can’t ignore the pattern of impotence and unintended consequences at [...]

Forget Unlocking Trophies and Achievements in Videogames: Pentagon Creates Medal for Drone Pilots, Cyber Warriors

February 14, 2013 in News

RT News February 14, 2013   Soon receiving military honors might be as easy as adjusting a joystick. The Pentagon is reportedly planning on awarding the pilots of remotely controlled [...]

Ron Paul: Beware the Seen and Unseen Consequences of Pre-emptive War

February 12, 2013 in News

Ron Paul Texas Straight Talk February 12, 2013   Last year more US troops died by suicide than died in combat in Afghanistan. More than 20 percent of military personnel [...]

It Has Happened Here: The Police State Takeover

February 9, 2013 in News

Paul Craig Roberts PaulCraigRoberts.org February 9, 2013   The Bush regime’s response to 9/11 and the Obama regime’s validation of this response have destroyed accountable democratic government in the United [...]