As the West’s elites growl about “Russian aggression” – as they once did about Iraq’s WMD – NATO leaders meet in Poland to plan a costly and dangerous new Cold War, while shunning the few voices of dissent, John V. Walsh warns.
We look back at the events that led to an invasion widely regarded to be Britain’s biggest foreign policy mistake since the 1950s Suez crisis Source: The Iraq war, Tony Blair and the Chilcot report – video explainer | UK news | The Guardian
The Russians and the Chinese are blinded by the fact that they lived for decades under [supposedly] oppressive and failed regimes. Their elites look to the West as success. Their misreading of the West endangers their independence.
Republicans are attempting to “disappear” the Senate Torture Report. The CIA has “inadvertantly” destroyed its copies
Source: American Media Drums Up Support for War … Again Washington’s Blog Even After Mea Culpas For Horrible Iraq War Coverage, American Media Does the Same Thing With Iran The American people are being bombarded with messages that Iran will launch an attack unless it is bombed. For example, this is a top AP headline from today: The headline is being parroted by virtually every media outlet: Only upon a closer reading of the AP article can we see what Iran actually said: In other words, Iran is saying if you attack us first, we’ll fight back. That’s a little bit different from the misleading headline … isn’t it? As I noted in August, this is the old bully’s trick of pretending he is the victim: Police have recently stated on the record that: Resisting police desires may be labeled “violence” … even if the police desires are unlawful Curling up in a ball to avoid police violence may be considered “active resistance” … justifying the use of more force, including baton strikes Indeed, in …
(144 words) “And so I said, ‘We came, we saw, he died!’ And now they’ve got death and chaos up the wazoo! Have I not done well, Master?”
(2000 words) There’s a bipartisan effort to justify the killing of civilians in the “war on terrorism.”
(1300 words) Yet more lies from the USGovt, reported by the MSM, changed by the USG, never retracted by the media.
(1700 words) Fourteen American Intelligence professional ask John Kerry again for proof of the US claim that Assad used Sarin gas
With Joe Biden’s praise for Dick Cheney the U.S. government signals that it regards itself as exempt from the laws of wars, the Nuremberg prohibition against aggressive invasions, and global prohibitions on torture.