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They Just Can’t Stop It: US Planning New Rebel Training Program For Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 15, 2016   They Just Can’t Stop It: US Planning New Rebel Training Program For Syria     After innumerable failed schemes to train rebels to overthrow the Syrian government (and then training more rebels to take on the rebels they had previously trained who went over to […]

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Why Brookings Institution and Establishment Love Wars

By Eric Zuesse Strategic-Culture.org January 15, 2015   Why Brookings Institution and Establishment Love Wars   Washington’s public relations operations for the military contracting firms that surround the US Capitol aren’t by for-profit PR firms, so much as they’re by ‘non-profit’ foundations and think tanks, which present that ‘non-profit’ cover for their sales-promotion campaigns on […]


Delusional State Dept: ‘We Brought Peace to Syria in 2015’

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 5, 2016   Delusional State Dept: ‘We Brought Peace to Syria in 2015’     This gem from over the holidays may have passed under your radar screens. In the final State Department press conference for 2015, spokesperson John Kirby outlined the Department’s “pivotal foreign policy moments of […]

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After US Bombers Wipe Out Syrian Village, US Will Investigate Itself

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 8, 2015   After US Bombers Wipe Out Syrian Village, US Will Investigate Itself     Just days after what looks to have been a terror attack in San Bernardino, it is worth remembering that while thankfully rare in the US, such attacks are commonplace in the countries […]


Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?

By James G. Rickards Mises.org December 1, 2015   Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?   [Editor’s note: Yesterday the International Monetary Fund designated the Chinese yuan as one of the global currencies used to calculate the value of Special Drawing Rights. This event may portend a significant reordering of the world’s monetary […]

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Standard Narrative on Syria Conflict Whitewashes US Role

By Jeremy R. Hammond JeremyRHammond.com November 24, 2015       [Correction: The Al-Ahram articles I refer to below were misdated and were actually published in 2012, not 2011. For more details about the error, please click here. The post has been amended to make note of it.] The standard mainstream narrative of the war […]


New MSF Report Details Horrific Carnage as US Bombed Hospital

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams November 5, 2015   New MSF Report Details Horrific Carnage as US Bombed Hospital ‘The view from inside the hospital is that this attack was conducted with a purpose to kill and destroy’     With the U.S. still refusing to consent to an independent probe, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on […]

The image on the left shows the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on June 21, 2015, before the U.S. military bombing. The image on the right shows the facility on October 8, 2015, following the attack. (Photos from report)

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Enough With the ‘Poor Man’s Aircraft Carriers’

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com November 2, 2015   Enough With the ‘Poor Man’s Aircraft Carriers’     Russia and US warplanes are flying way too close to one another over Syria and may soon, in Iraq. Drones are all over the place. An accident is inevitable. Civilian airliners are increasingly at risk over the Mideast. […]


Bring Back Jimmy Carter! — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org November 2, 2015   Bring Back Jimmy Carter!   Caught with its pants down in Syria, the US government is making a fool of itself. By attempting to mischaracterize Russia’s actions against ISIS in Syria, Washington has admitted that the terrorists from outside Syria, who are attempting […]

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US Provocation in Chinese Waters. The Militarization of the South China Sea

By Stephen Lendman Global Research October 29, 2015   US Provocation in Chinese Waters. The Militarization of the South China Sea   Imagine the following scenario. One or more Chinese warships sail provocatively into US Gulf of Mexico waters, or perhaps off its West Coast – after being warned by Pentagon and administration officials not to. […]


Washington: Assad Still Must Go

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 28, 2015   Washington: Assad Still Must Go     At the State Department’s daily briefing today, Spokesman John Kirby conceded that the Syrian government led by President Assad may have a role to play in a “political transition” of the country. The apparent shift was in response […]

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US House Resolution Seeks New Conflict in Ukraine

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 19, 2015   US House Resolution Seeks New Conflict in Ukraine     The US House of Representatives, which never ceases sticking its nose in other people’s business, is tomorrow scheduled to take up H. Res. 348, a bill “Supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to […]

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The Impulsiveness of US Power

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org October 9, 2015   The Impulsiveness of US Power   Washington’s impulsive use of power is a danger to America and to the world. Arrogant Washington politicians and crazed neoconservatives are screaming that the US must shoot down Russian aircraft that are operating against the US-supplied forces […]


This Has Become Routine ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org October 5, 2015   This Has Become Routine   In his comment on the mass shootings at the Oregon community college, President Obama said: “This has become routine.” So have police shootings of unarmed and unresisting Americans. So have numerous other undesirable and deplorable happenings, such as […]

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