On Egypt, Paralysis and Entangling Alliances

July 9, 2013 in News

John Glaser | Robert Merry at The National Interest laments President Obama’s wishy-washy stance on the events in Egypt. Following the second overthrow of the government in as many years, “one might ask where Obama has stood on the momentous questions facing the Egyptian polity in recent days,”…

New Egyptian War: Americans Lose, Again

July 8, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | Why is it that all sides in this Egyptian civil war seem so angry with the United States? Because the United States has at one point or another supported each side, which means also that at some point the US has also opposed each side. It is the constant meddling in Egyptian affairs that has turned Egyptians against us…

Iraq Collapse Shows Bankruptcy of Interventionism

June 4, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | May was Iraq’s deadliest month in nearly five years, with more than 1,000 dead – both civilians and security personnel — in a rash of bombings, shootings and other violence. As we read each day of new horrors in Iraq, it becomes more obvious that the US invasion…

U.N. says more than 60,000 have died in Syrian civil war

January 2, 2013 in News

Los Angeles Times | The United Nations said Wednesday that more than 60,000 people have died in Syria’s bloody internal war, surpassing the Syrian opposition’s estimates by one-third.