We’re Coming Out Of Syria Very Soon, Let Others Take Care Of It – Trump

The US spent $7 trillion in the Middle East, Trump said, describing how the US would build schools only for insurgents to destroy them, while there was no funding to build schools in Ohio. “We [...]

Why The UK, The EU And The US Gang-Up On Russia

By James Petras, Unz.com -

For the greater part of a decade the US, the UK and the EU have been carrying out a campaign to undermine and overthrow the Russia government and in particular to oust President Putin. [...]

The Untold Story Of John Bolton’s Campaign For War With Iran

By Gareth Porter, Theamericanconservative.com -

In my reporting on U.S.-Israeli policy, I have tracked numerous episodes in which the United States and/or Israel made moves that seemed to indicate preparations for war against Iran. Each [...]

Calling For Arms Talks With Russia, Is The U.S. Raising A White Flag?

By Gilbert Doctorow, Consortiumnews.com -

Raising a white flag is an internationally recognized sign of truce and request for negotiation, which may be what the U.S. is doing in its official response to Putin’s announcements on nuclear [...]

Former CIA Chief Brennan Running Scared

By Ray McGovern, Globalresearch.ca -

It is easy to see why Brennan lost it. The Attorney General fired McCabe, denying him full retirement benefits, because McCabe “had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked [...]

Why National Security Has Nothing To Do With Security

By Noam Chomsky, Tomdispatch.com -

If some extraterrestrial species were compiling a history of Homo sapiens, they might well break their calendar into two eras: BNW (before nuclear weapons) and NWE (the nuclear weapons era). The [...]

Going Down With The Bad Ship U.S.A.

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

There is no mystery to the ideological collapse of U.S. ruling class politics under late stage capitalism and imperial decline. Simply put, the corporate duopoly parties have nothing to offer the [...]

Maine Campaign Against War And Corporate Rule Nears Climax

By W. T. Whitney, Counterpunch.org -

Maine legislators have a hot potato in their hands. But they don’t seem to be feeling any pain.  On March 6, their Taxation Committee, controlled by the Democratic Party, voted 8-2 to send LD [...]

‘Modernization’: Media’s Favorite Euphemism For Military Buildup

By Adam Johnson, Fair.org -

A variation on this tautology is “overhaul” (New York Times, 8/27/17) or “rebuild” (The Hill, 1/20/18), the idea being that something has fallen into disrepair or broken down and simply needs to [...]

Getting Beyond War And Militarism: The “To-Do” List

By Ed Kinane, Upstatedroneaction.org -

Violence begets violence. War profits only the few, the rich, the powerful — the 1%. As moral beings and tax paying citizens we must vigorously oppose war. Especially those wars of aggression [...]

Congress Keeps Funding A War Machine That The Public Should Divest From

By Medea Benjamin and Elliot Swain, Alternet.org -

In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending that exceeded the cap for fiscal 2018 by $70 billion, bringing the total request to an enormous $716 [...]

Putin Claims Strategic Parity, Respect

By Ray McGovern, Informationclearinghouse.info -

March 05, 2018 "Information Clearing House" - Russian President Vladimir Putin’s State-of-the-Nation speech Thursday represents a liminal event in the East-West strategic balance — and an ominous [...]

The Grammar Of Russiagate

By Sheldon Richman, Counterpunch.org -

Closely observing the grammar of the Official Russiagate Narrative is revealing and instructive. It provides clues to the (language-)game being played. Consider what I call the insidious [...]

Has Russia’s Military Checkmated The United States?

By Mike Whitney, Informationclearinghouse.info -

“It is essential to provide conditions for creative labor and economic growth at a pace that would put an end to the division of the world into permanent winners and permanent losers. The rules [...]

Real Goal Of “Russiagate” Is To Prepare For Endless Austerity Fnd War

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Robert Mueller, the former head of the national political police (FBI), has indicted 13 Russian nationals for the crime of sowing “discord in the U.S. political system” and encouraging “U.S. [...]