The War on Terrorism … or Whatever

Being on the Same Side as al Qaeda on Repeated Occasions before Syria “U.S. hopes of winning more influence over Syria’s divided rebel movement faded Wednesday after 11 of the biggest armed factions repudiated the Western-backed political opposition coalition and announced the formation of an alliance dedicated to creating an Islamist state. The al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials-August 11, 2011

State Department-Funded Nonprofit Trains Somali Troop, US government wants to use secret witnesses in CIA leak trial, Washington’s Silk Road Dream, NATO Massacres of Civilians in Libya, Texas Congressman Praises Iranian Terrorist Group as “Freedom Fighters”, Kosovo: The ‘Hoodlum’ Myth, Balochistan Caught in Spiral of Violence, State Department Solicitation for Scholar Spies, 6 More Years of Obama & […]

NATO: Network Advancing Thugs Operations?

Just Asking Last week Jeremy Scahill covered a very interesting story over at his blog titled ‘Paramilitary Thug with Long History with Top US Democrats Arrested for War Crimes.’ The story is about Agim Ceku who commanded the ethnic cleansing operations in Yugoslavia in 90s, and then headed KLA, an organization labeled ‘terrorist’ by the […]

The Forbidden Apple of the US Press

Can’t Touch this… On a beautiful sunny spring afternoon in 2006, I was sitting outside in the deck area of a neighborhood café in Alexandria with a friend who is a well-known journalist and an accomplished writer, for whom I happen to have the utmost respect. We were discussing the topical ‘Afghanistan & Terror Financing’ […]