Category Archives : War


World War Redux: The Fourth Turning Fourth Time Around

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD September 16, 2014   World War Redux: The Fourth Turning Fourth Time Around   One hundred years ago, on July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which began what became World War I. France, Russia, and Britain fought Germany and Austria-Hungary—the Allies against the Central Powers. […]

American Cycles and Turnings

With U.S. President Barack Obama urging more military action in Iraq, some historians are saying that America is an empire in decline.

How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Mary O’Connell, CBC News   How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire Military historians say U.S. reaction to 2001 attacks symptomatic of fading influence     As the U.S. marks the 13th anniversary of 9/11 and contemplates renewed military action in Iraq, some observers warn that America is a fading power. […]


Shorter Obama War Speech…The Top Five List

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Daniel McAdams   Shorter Obama War Speech…The Top Five List   Here are the top five take-aways from President Obama’s September 10 speech announcing a new, multi-year in the Middle East: 1) Obama officially adopts Bush Administration’s pre-emptive war doctrine. Obama: If left unchecked, these terrorists could pose a growing threat beyond […]

Obama ISIS Speech

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

The Ukraine Crisis Remains Unresolved

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts September 9, 2014   The Ukraine Crisis Remains Unresolved   Some Western commentators interpret the cease fire in Ukraine obtained by President Putin as a victory for Russia. The reasoning is that the cease fire leaves Ukraine with disputed borders, which rules out Ukraine’s membership in NATO. But […]


Bluster and Bluff in the Baltic

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan   Bluster and Bluff in the Baltic   “I say to the people of Estonia and the people of the Baltics, today we are bound by our treaty alliance. … Article 5 is crystal clear: An attack on one is an attack on all. So if … you ever […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Ukraine Flag Map

The Whys Behind the Ukraine Crisis

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Robert Parry Consortiumnews.com   The Whys Behind the Ukraine Crisis   A senior U.S. diplomat told me recently that if Russia were to occupy all of Ukraine and even neighboring Belarus that there would be zero impact on U.S. national interests. The diplomat wasn’t advocating that, of course, but was noting the curious reality that […]


Nixon’s Vindication

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul     Nixon’s Vindication   Forty years ago many Americans celebrated the demise of the imperial presidency with the resignation of Richard Nixon. Today it is clear they celebrated too soon. Nixon’s view of presidential powers, summed up in his infamous statement that, “when the president does it that means […]

Ron Paul Weekly Column

boots on the ground

US Boots in Iraq and Baltics, Authorization to Attack Syria…and US Troops in Ukraine!

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Daniel McAdams   US Boots in Iraq and Baltics, Authorization to Attack Syria…and US Troops in Ukraine!   It has been a busy week for US military planners. As the NATO summit in Wales kicks off today, with an expected agreement to create a “spearhead” force of up to 5,000 troops to […]


Western Doublethink on Blind Path to War

Source: http://www.strategic-culture.org By Finian CUNNINGHAM   Western Doublethink on Blind Path to War   In October 1962, the United States threatened to go to war with Russia over the Cuban missile crisis. That high-stakes drama came about after Washington learned that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev had overseen the installation of ballistic missiles on the Caribbean […]

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Ron Paul on Paul Krugman

Ron Paul Finds Common Ground with Paul Krugman

You may be getting a little tired of me picking on Paul Krugman. Well, today I attempt to find common ground with him! This commentary is about Krugman’s recent article on why we fight war.  Ron Paul Paul Krugman and the Economics of War: http://bit.ly/1BZpalc   Ron Paul Finds Common Ground with Paul Krugman   […]