Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Bacevich Challenges Beltway Thinking on Obama’s Wars

PBS Newshour Panel, Plus Comments On June 10, as Obama dispatched another 450 “military advisers” to Iraq, the PBS Newshour presented a panel discussion about America’s incoherent strategy in Iraq and Syria. Former CIA and Pentagon boss Leon Panetta, former Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy, Gen. Anthony Zinni, ret, and retired Colonel Andrew Bacevich, who […]

The Anti-Empire Report: Please tell me again … What is the war in Afghanistan about?!

The Words in Obama’s Coming Victory Declaration: “Freedom” & “Democracy”, but certainly not “Pipeline” By William Blum   With the US war in Iraq supposedly having reached a good conclusion (or halfway decent … or better than nothing … or let’s get the hell out of here while some of us are still in one […]

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 […]

Are you longing for Seymour Hersh Coverage? Well, One Way to Bring Him Back…

Selective Coverage, Cyclical Reporting & Conditional Journalism A few months ago I wrote a brief commentary questioning the long-absence of Super-Journalist Seymour Hersh despite the continuation and expansion of our wars, scandals involving the Pentagon, ongoing simultaneous black ops and covert wars, and the numerous violations of human rights laws internationally and domestically. I began […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

CIA Secret Sites in Somalia, the Next Massacre: Pakistan, What Panetta Saw-What we got, Questioning the ‘Truth’ about 9/11 & More! The CIA’s Secret Sites in Somalia Officials: NATO Kills 16 Civilians in Afghan Air Strike Next Up: Pakistan- Ominous signs of a major new war Why Ahmed Wali Karzai was so controversial Ahmed Karzai: […]

Site Updates for November 23

Weekly Interviews, Article Update, & A Few Noteworthy Links Our Boiling Frogs Show is now officially a weekly-based Podcast interview series. The interviews will be posted every Friday afternoon. Our upcoming guests: Mizgin Yilmaz, Kristina Borjesson, Mark Klein, Pepe Escobar, and Russ Baker. We are scheduling several other exciting and informative interviews; stay tuned. We […]