Congress is Writing the President a Blank Check for War

Ron Paul | 24 Jan 2016 While the Washington snowstorm dominated news coverage this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was operating behind the scenes to rush through the Senate what may be the most massive transfer of power from the Legislative to the Executive branch in our history. The senior Senator from Kentucky is…

The Dirty War on Syria

Tim Anderson | 27 Nov 2015 The following text is the introductory chapter of  Professor Tim Anderson’s forthcoming book entitled The Dirty War on Syria Although every war makes ample use of lies and deception, the dirty war on Syria has relied on a level of mass disinformation not seen in living memory. The British-Australian…

Neocons to Americans: Trust Us Again

Robert Parry | 16 Aug 2015 Marching in lockstep with Israeli hardliners, American neocons are aiming their heavy media artillery at the Iran nuclear deal as a necessary first step toward another “regime change” war in the Mideast – and they are furious when anyone mentions the Iraq War disaster and the deceptions that surrounded…