Only Mass Murder Will Work: Trump and the Generals Get Serious About North Korea

President Donald Trump’s Defense Secretary, James “Mad Dog” Mattis, has told soldiers they must prepare for war with North Korea. British defense officials are drawing up plans for an attack. Historical amnesia has buried the fact the US destroyed North Korea over sixty years ago. The United States and its allies dropped more bombs on […]

Odious Debt. Is Puerto Rico Our Future??

Puerto Rico is a victim of Wall Street’s loan sharking operation. Its bond debt is now more than $72 billion dollars. This represents more than $20,000 per person, more than the median income, which is $19,520 per year. It’s what’s known as Odious Debt, that is to say debt that didn’t benefit the people of […]

Newsbud Exclusive- CFR Article Calls for Sabotaging Alternative Media!!

Foreign Policy, the house organ of the Council on Foreign Relations, has reposted an article by Daniel Byman, a government insider and senior fellow at the Brookings Institute. Byman’s article, Should we treat domestic terrorists the way we treat ISIS?: What works—and what doesn’t, calls for a police and surveillance state focus on domestic “rightwing […]

Odious Debt. Is Puerto Rico Our Future?

Puerto Rico is a victim of Wall Street’s loan sharking operation. Its bond debt is now more than $72 billion dollars. This represents more than $20,000 per person, more than the median income, which is $19,520 per year. It’s what’s known as Odious Debt, that is to say debt that didn’t benefit the people of […]

The War Democrats: Harry S. Truman

President Harry S. Truman ushered in the era of atomic weapons, the Cold War, and the national security state. In this episode of The Geopolitical Report, we look at the decision to kill thousands of Japanese with two atomic bombings despite the fact they were ready to surrender. The bomb was a kick-off to the […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Venezuela Prepares for US Invasion.

In response to President Donald Trump’s threats to intervene militarily in Venezuela, the oil-rich country’s leader, Nicolás Maduro, has told his military to prepare for an attack by the United States. “We have been shamelessly threatened by the most criminal empire that ever existed and we have the obligation to prepare ourselves to guarantee peace,” […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Catalonia: Franco Returns.

Catalans are drawing comparisons to the brutal rule of El caudillo, the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, after the Spanish central government began its crackdown on a planned referendum for Catalonia independence. Offices were raided and members of the Catalan government arrested on September 20 by Spain’s Guardia Civil police as part of an effort to […]

The War Democrats: Woodrow Wilson

Between the years 1913 and 1921 the 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, outdid his predecessors in military interventionism. Wilson’s moral crusade to bring democracy to the world and uphold the Monroe Doctrine began in Mexico. Wilson’s “moral diplomacy” then set its gunsights on Nicaragua. The goal of the United States was to […]

Saving al-Nusra

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the United States is protecting Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra. Lavrov said the US has broken a promise to separate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham from other supposedly moderate Syrian groups attempting to overthrow Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. French intelligence reported months ago US air strikes against the Islamic […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Attorney General Sessions Demands a Permanent Surveillance State.

President Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his director of National Intelligence Dan Coats sent a letter on September 7 to the leaders of the House and Senate demanding Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) be made permanent. The act faces a sunset provision later this year. Under Section 702, the […]

JFK: Victim of the National Security State

Following the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, President Kennedy announced he would ban the testing of nuclear weapons. He called for an end to the Cold War and the removal of troops from South Vietnam. Kennedy also put an end to the Pentagon’s plan to invade Cuba and refused to provide air support for the […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Pentagon Steps Up Attacks in Oil-Rich Somalia.

On September 5, AFRICOM and Somali government troops conducted an airstrike on the Islamic group al-Shabaab in the Bay area in the southern part of the country. The Pentagon said it killed three terrorists. According to the Somali government, an earlier AFRICOM raid in the village of Bariire killed ten men and boys. It is […]

Trump, Afghanistan, and 9/11

President Donald Trump, led by his generals, will continue America’s longest war in Afghanistan. On this episode of The Geopolitical Report, we look at the history of the war and the effort by the CIA, aided by Pakistani intelligence, to manufacture both al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Prior to 9/11, the US did business with the […]

Charlottesville and the FBI’s Connection to White Supremacists

The so-called alt-right and the New Right are trying to draw a line between themselves and the white supremacist movement as the establishment media continues to conflate the two. On this episode of The Geopolitical Report, we take a look at the possibility the recent political violence in Charlottesville and elsewhere around the nation is […]

Newsbud Exclusive-Trump’s Afghan War: Based on Neocon Lies.

Standing before a podium at the Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Virginia, President Donald Trump addressed an audience of soldiers on August 21. Trump said the consequences of an exit from Afghanistan “are both predictable and unacceptable. 9/11, the worst terrorist attack in our history, was planned and directed from Afghanistan because that country […]