How The US Government and US military Became Murder, Inc

Paul Craig Roberts | 24 March 2015 Andrew Cockburn has written a must-read book. The title is Kill Chain: The Rise Of The High-Tech Assassins. The title could just as well be: How the US Government and US Military Became Murder, Inc. The US military no longer does war. It does assassinations, usually of the…

Russia Under Attack

Paul Craig Roberts | 20 March 2015 While Washington works assiduously to undermine the Minsk agreement that German chancellor Merkel and French president Hollande achieved in order to halt the military conflict in Ukraine, Washington has sent Victoria Nuland to Armenia to organize a “color revolution” or coup there, has sent Richard Miles as ambassador…

War and the Global Economy: Financial Experts on “Why We Are Drifting Towards World War Three”

Washington’s Blog | 20 March 2015 Financial Experts:  World War Looms … Unless We Stop It The Economist argues that there are ominous parallels between the conditions which led to the first world war and today: The United States is Britain, the superpower on the wane, unable to guarantee global security. Its main trading partner,…

This Is a Declaration of War

Op Ed News | 5 March 2015 At times I feel completely overwhelmed by the current US-NATO military operations aimed at Russia. It’s growing rapidly – one can’t help but wonder if the recent ‘victory’ of the self-defensive forces in eastern Ukraine wasn’t allowed by Washington and Kiev as a way to get public opinion…

Ten reasons to vote against the use of military force

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Fox News | 11 March 2015 Dear Colleague, I was honored to serve in Congress for 16 years. During that time I provided information and helped to create debates over U.S. policies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and other nations, defending the Article I, Section 8 responsibilities of Congress on matters of…

Netanyahu, ‘Censored Voices,’ and the False Narrative of Self-Defense

Common Dreams | March 04, 2015 On March 3rd, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued an impassioned plea to Congress to protect Israel by opposing diplomacy with Iran. Referring to “the remarkable alliance between Israel and the United States” which includes “generous military assistance and missile defense,” Netanyahu failed to mention that Israel has an arsenal…

The backlash against war

NZ Herald | 26 Feb 2015 There’s been widespread sceptism and outrage in response to the Government’s announcement that New Zealand troops will be sent to Iraq. This can be seen most clearly in my aggregation of reactions in two blog posts: Top tweets about the NZ Govt decision to go into Iraq and Cartoons…