Obama Deeds vs. Obama Words

“What you need to succeed is sincerity, and if you can fake sincerity you’ve got it made” William Blum “A few months ago I told the American people that I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions still tell me that is true, but the facts and evidence tell me […]

NATO: The Military Enforcement Wing of the West’s 1%

The Unelected, Unrepresentative & Unaccountable Western-Dominated Institution By Rick Rozoff On April 7 Fox News Chicago reported on Occupy Chicago’s march through the city’s downtown, the Loop, recording that hundreds of protesters chanted “End the war, tax the rich” during part of the group’s Chicago Spring actions throughout the city “as the movement prepares for […]

Putting Syria into Some Perspective: The Holy Triumvirate

“The clinical megalomania of the Holy Triumvirate can scarcely be exaggerated & never prosecuted” By William Blum The Holy Triumvirate — The United States, NATO, and the European Union — or an approved segment thereof, can usually get what they want. They wanted Saddam Hussein out, and soon he was swinging from a rope. They […]

Economic Warfare & Strangling Sanctions: Punishing Iran for its “Defiance” of the United States

Punishing the Population into Hunger The economic sanctions imposed upon Iran are having the desired effect of punishing the population through hunger and economic strangulation, making life miserable for the many. As tensions increase between the “international community” (the West) and Iran, talk of war is in the air. For years, sanctions have been imposed […]

Syria: Responsibility to Protect or justifying the Right to Project Power?

The Real motives behind a Rapacious Imperial Power’s Real Objectives By William Bowles Frankly, it’s not easy defending the Ba’ath regime in Syria, after all not so long ago the Communist Party in Syria and other left groups were suppressed by the ruling Ba’ath Party, its members thrown in jail and even killed[1]. But I […]

The Decision-Makers-of-Wars & ‘You’

It is More Like ‘Them’ vs. ‘You’ The Decision-Makers-of-Wars have decided to end one in 2013. That is, after twelve years, after they made the decision to make that war in the first place. No talk of terrorists, wins, or liberation – no more. At least on that one. Same as the other one. The […]

Pakistan US Relations Determinant: Money, Money, Money …

The Long-Used Carrot Dangling- Call it Aid, Call it Bribes, Just Call it ‘Whatever’ If you’ve been listening to our podcast with real experts and truly independent analysts, then you know all about this media trick: omit the context-disconnect the dots. Basically they give you the news and facts in bits and pieces, disconnected, minus […]