Tag Archives: Iraq war
Ukraine: Mike Madden, Media; DN!: Katrina vanden Heuvel, War Danger; Blinken Meets with Russian Counterpart
“The U.S. says 100,000 Russian troops have massed near the Ukrainian border. Russia denies it’s planning an invasion, but wants guarantees NATO will not expand to include Ukraine or any other former Soviet nations.”
Inside and Outside the Military Industrial Complex with Ann Wright
Ann Wright talks about discrimination against Asians and the new Cold War against Russia.
America’s Problem With Policing Doesn’t Stop at the U.S. Border
“Trump has also made this war even more secretive, issuing an executive order to no longer require the release of annual summaries of U.S. drone strikes and casualties, even as the Navy has expanded its mysterious drone technology.”
Democracy Dies Without Alternative Media, Robert Sheer interview of Peter Richardson
It really goes to the great secret of American greatness, which comes not from, ever, from the establishment. It never comes from the best and the brightest. Unless they betray their class; unless they betray their teaching.
An American Tragedy: Empire at Home and Abroad, by Maj. Danny Sjursen
As a child myself, educated in public schools that peddled the dangerous myth of American exceptionalism, I never imagined a day when my government would separate refugee children from their parents…
Majorities of U.S. veterans, public say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, Pew Research
Among veterans, 64% say the war in Iraq was not worth fighting considering the costs versus the benefits to the United States, while 33% say it was.
Chris Hedges: The Thought Police Are Coming
First Julian. Then us.
Minneapolis Protests: NO TO WAR
Created by CircleVision, a video from 2010 that is also true today.
Who Calls Anyone “Civilized?” by Cathy Breen
“Heaps of bodies are being uncovered amongst the rubble of Mosul and in its river, threatening contamination and a public health emergency.
Where Have You Gone, George McGovern?
He knew war well—well enough to know he hated it.
The Many American Wars No One Notices
A discussion of the human and political costs of war as well as trillions of dollars spent.
Elites ‘Have No Credibility Left:’ Interview With Journalist Chris Hedges
These party elites, consumed by greed, myopia and a deep cynicism, have a death grip on the political process. They’re not going to let it go, even if it all implodes.
We Have Been at War in Iraq for 27 Years by William Rivers Pitt
No one in politics or the media seems capable of recognizing this series of events for what it truly is: One large event . …There is no dicing it up. It is all of a piece, one long war, the longest by miles in our nation’s history.
U.K.’s Corbyn Told Truth about Terrorism
Politicians obviously have self-interested reasons for denying that they have misinterpreted, miscalculated, and then persisted in bad policies that have resulted in death and destruction for their own countrymen as well as others.
William Hartung | The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker: Never Has a Society Spent More for Less
Put another way, preparations for and the pursuit of war will ensure that any future America is dirtier, sicker, poorer, more rickety, and less safe.
“I’m Human” by Malka Al-Haddad
I’m Human I’m from a country at war I am from a country that’s bleeding A country of anger And revolutions A country of martyrs, I’m from a country once called Mesopotamia I’m from the land of black gold I’m from the richest land on the earth I’m from the land of sunshine on a […]
Polly Mann | Will They Ever Learn What We Already Knew?
Sands finds that the results of the inquiry were scathing and spread “responsibility far and wide, covering politicians, civil servants, the military and lawyers”…
What Did We Buy With the $5 Trillion That the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Have Cost Us?
We were lied into that war, and it has weakened our economy. If anyone can tell me what benefits that war brought the average American, I’d like to hear it.