US Expands “Secret War” in Afghanistan

World Socialist Web Site | February 23, 2015 The Obama administration is considering new proposals from the Pentagon to delay troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and increase the number of US forces to be stationed in the country on a permanent basis, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced this weekend during a joint conference with Afghan…

Failing Tonkin Gulf Test on Ukraine

Robert Parry | 21 Feb 2015 As the Ukraine crisis worsens, Official Washington fumes only about “Russian aggression” — much as a half century ago, the Tonkin Gulf talk was all about “North Vietnamese aggression.” But then and now there were other sides to the story – and questions that Congress needed to ask, writes Robert Parry. By…

NATO Prepares for War with Russia in Europe

Kurt Nimmo | Infowars.com | February 19, 2015 Russian General: We are at war Stars and Stripes reports that NATO’s Allied Land Command is using techniques used against the Taliban in Afghanistan to prepare its ground forces for a war with Russia in Europe. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyEwjlwrQbg?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] Citing “Russian aggression in Ukraine and concerns along NATO’s…

America’s Interventionist Legacy: “Regime Change” and “Failed States”

Stephen Lendman | Global Research | February 18, 2015 Wherever America intervenes, failed states follow. Pro-Western stooge regimes replace sitting governments. They fail to provide essential functions, services and/or responsibilities required of sovereign independent ones. Failed state examples include Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Honduras, Somalia, Yemen and Ukraine. Syria’s government maintains power despite having lost control of…

The Strange Death of an American Sniper

Gordon Duff | NEO | 13 Feb 2015 Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL revered as a national hero was worth more alive than dead, financially and politically. Martyred, murdered by a former US Marine, or so we assume, his political capital is soaring as Americans relearn love of bravado and swagger and, as is…

Terror Bombing Hellstorm – The Dresden Holocaust

Renegade Broadcasting | 11 Feb 2015 More people died in the fire bombing of Dresden on February 13th to 14th, 1945 than in the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Holocaust (noun) – “Great destruction resulting in the extensive loss of life, especially by fire.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tU5u7aoSxFQ?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360]

Truth Beneath The Lies: The West Finances, Organizes, Trains Fundamentalist Proxy Forces in its Illegal Wars

Mark Taliano | Global Research | February 12, 2015 If the governing media framed itself in terms of truth rather than government-sponsored lies, the root causes of terrorism could be addressed and rectified. Currently, the root causes are being obscured, and Police State legislation is being offered as a false solution, and for ulterior purposes. We already…

Why Arming Kiev Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Stephen M. Walt | Foreign Policy | 9 Feb 2015 hould the United States start arming Ukraine, so it can better resist and maybe even defeat the Russian-backed rebels in its eastern provinces? A lot of seasoned American diplomats and foreign policy experts seem to think so; a task force assembled by the Brookings Institution,…