China preparing for war

Clifford Cunningham | 8 Aug 2016 China and Russia will conduct joint naval drills in the South China Sea after China’s Defense Minister warned the military, police and public to prepare for a “people’s war at sea.” China’s Defense Ministry signaled its intention to conduct joint naval exercises with Russia in the South China Sea…

Saddam offered to step down but Blair ignored him

Business Insider | 5 July 2016 LETTERS TO TONY BLAIR: Saddam Hussein’s lawyer wrote these letters as part of a plan for the Iraqi leader to step down before war was declared — but Blair ignored them Between the years of 2003 and 2011, more than 461,000 people died as a result the Iraq war. In the…

War With Russia Without Public Debate?

Stephen F. Cohen | 9 June 2016 NATO is continuing its military buildup and “exercises” on Russia’s borders, Moscow is taking “counter-measures,” while the US mainstream media remains silent Listen to audio of discussion between Stephen F. Cohen and John Batchelor Nation contributing editor Stephen F. Cohen and John Batchelor continue their weekly discussions of…

The Iraq Chilcot Inquiry, “Apology” from “Alleged” War Criminal Tony Blair. UK Government Shameful U-Turn

Global Research | 7 June 2016 “It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You don’t just invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.” (John Kerry, “Meet the Press, 2nd March 2014.)  If “a week is a long time in politics”, a quote attributed to British Prime Minister Harold Wilson (1964-1970 and…

Point of No Return:Obama’s legacy in the Middle East

Seymour Hersh | 2 May 2016 From Seymour Hersh’s The Killing of Osama bin Laden, published in April by Verso Books. Read Hersh’s interview about the book on Alternet. It’s now evident, fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks, that Obama’s foreign policy has maintained many of the core elements of the global war on terror…