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…
Conor Friedersdorf | The attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens targeted a CIA operation, not a ‘diplomatic post.’ After catching up on coverage of the Benghazi attack over the weekend, there’s something that has me very confused: why are so many journalists ignoring the fact that the Americans there were mostly CIA?
Ron Paul | Congressional hearings, White House damage control, endless op-eds, accusations, and defensive denials. Controversy over the events in Benghazi last September took center stage in Washington and elsewhere last week. However, the whole discussion is again more of a sideshow.
Tony Cartalucci | So-called “red line” both drawn and then crossed by US-Saudi-Israeli axis and their terrorist proxies. The reasoning behind recent US-Israeli attacks on Syria has been undermined further as the UN reveals Western-backed terrorists, not the Syrian government, deployed sarin gas…
Paul R. Pillar | Even as George W. Bush is honored at his new presidential library, the painful consequences of his disastrous eight years in office continue to be felt, both at home with high unemployment and overseas with unresolved wars…
Petraeus Betrayed: New Book Claims Former Director Was Shamed by CIA, Sidestepped by Brennan, McRaven
Michael Zennie MailOnline February 10, 2013 David Petraeus was betrayed by his own bodyguards and vengeful high-ranking enemies in the CIA, who made sure his affair with his biographer [...]
Ronda Hauben Global Research January 31, 2013 Traces of Reality: A rather lengthy piece, but thoroughly researched and well worth your time. -DB “The U.S. effort in Benghazi was [...]
Land Destroyer January 30, 2013 Documents allegedly “hacked” belonging to UK-based defense contractor Britam (official website here) appear to show the company considering an offer from Qatar to use [...]
Al-Monitor | Thanks to French President Francois Hollande, who felt the need to step in to contain the collapse of Mali, and a calamitous rescue operation by Algerian forces that resulted in the deaths of 37 hostages, the Western media has discovered Mali.