Al-Qaeda: ‘America Is On Our Side’
In an interview with a prominent German newspaper, the commander of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front in Aleppo, Syria claims that the US government and its allies are providing it with weapons and training. It may seem preposterous, but the US did the same thing with the mujahideen in Afghanistan after the 1979 Soviet invasion. And we … Continue reading "Al-Qaeda: ‘America Is On Our Side’"
CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou Honored for Integrity
Former CIA official John Kiriakou, who spent two years in prison for revealing the truth about White House-sanctioned torture, became the 15th recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity at a ceremony at America University. Last year, PEN Center USA, a human rights and freedom of expression organization, honored John Kiriakou, with its “First … Continue reading "CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou Honor...
The MYOB Foreign Policy
My parents taught me a lot of common sense sayings. You’ve probably heard this one: mind your own business, or MYOB. Most people have enough problems of their own; it’s not a good idea to compound one’s problems by messing around with other people’s lives. What’s common sense for individuals is also common sense for … Continue reading "The MYOB Foreign Policy"
War as a Business Opportunity
A good friend passed along an article at Forbes from a month ago with the pregnant title, “U.S. Army Fears Major War Likely Within Five Years — But Lacks The Money To Prepare.” Basically, the article argues that war is possible — even likely — within five years with Russia or North Korea or Iran, … Continue reading "War as a Business Opportunity"
Ron Paul interviews David Stockman on What Trump Should Do
What would former Congressman, former Reagan Budget Director, successful investor, and leading advocate for US non-interventionism David Stockman advise a President Trump to do to fix the mess we are in? Stockman joins today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report to discuss his new book, “Trumped! A Nation on the Brink of Ruin… And How to Bring … Continue reading "Ron Paul interviews David Stockman on What Tru...
American Outrage – The Truest Form of American Exceptionalism
So the Americans have accidentally bombed another target of interest. This time it was in Syria and after the aforementioned error ISIS happened to mount a strategic attack taking advantage of an otherwise wholly unforeseen situation which came in the middle of a supposed ceasefire. Naturally the Syrians are outraged. (Incidentally, for some of us … Continue reading "American Outrage – The Truest ...
Mission Accomplished? Ron Paul on More US Troops To Iraq
After untold billions of dollars in US training and equipment, the Iraqi army is not capable of taking the city of Mosul back from ISIS control. Part of the problem is that the multi-sectarian Iraqi army is not so keen on fighting an ISIS that includes Sunni elements of the old Iraqi army among other … Continue reading "Mission Accomplished? Ron Paul on More US Troops To Iraq"
We’re Winning the War Against ISIS! Maybe? On Social Media?
Now if we can just stop them from blowing stuff up all the time, this thing is in the bag. Social Media Uber Alles Despite the reality that propaganda in wartime is as old as dirt, America collectively is freaking out because a lot of ISIS’ takes place on social media. The elderly and feeble … Continue reading "We’re Winning the War Against ISIS! Maybe? On Social Media?"