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…

Another Chinese National Heading to Prison for Illegally Exporting Military Trade Secrets

March 27, 2013 in News

BBC News | A US court has sentenced a Chinese national to more than five years in prison for illegally exporting military trade secrets to China.

Making a Killing: Military-Industrial Complex Reaps Rewards as Iraq Becomes Major Arms Buyer

March 20, 2013 in News

Agence France-Presse | The globalized forces of the military-industrial complex profit tremendously when the seeds of destruction are sown in war, and the spoils continue when such crop can be harvested as a hollowed-out country rebuilds.

Ten Years Later, Iraq War Criminals Still At Large

March 19, 2013 in News

Justin Raimondo | Ten years after the invasion of Iraq, the war criminals are still at large. Saddam Hussein is dead and buried, but the cabal that lied us into war is still around – and not only that, they are mocking us from their podiums in the media, justifying and obscuring their crimes.

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.

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.

Who Funds the War Party?

February 27, 2013 in News | Who funds the War Party? Before we answer that very interesting question, it’s important to define just what (and who) it is we’re talking about. I use the “War Party” phraseology as shorthand for a number of different groups…

The Latin American Exception To the CIA’s Global Torture Network

February 20, 2013 in News

Greg Grandin | The map tells the story. To illustrate a damning new report, “Globalizing Torture: CIA Secret Detentions and Extraordinary Rendition,” recently published by the Open Society Institute, the Washington Post put together an equally…

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…

DOD Doling Out $3 Million For Smartphone Peripheral That Captures Biometric Data

February 13, 2013 in News

Wired | In a few years, the soldier, marine or special operator out on patrol might be able to record the facial features or iris signature of a suspicious person all from his or her smartphone — and at a distance, too. The Defense Department…