The Changing Contours of US Imperial Intervention in World Conflicts

Following the Vietnam War, US imperial intervention passed through several phases: In the immediate aftermath, the US government faced a humiliating military defeat at the hands of the Vietnamese liberation forces and was under pressure from an American public sick and tired of war. Imperial military interventions, domestic espionage against opponents and usual practice of […]

On Beating the MSM & Pseudo Alternatives when it Comes to the Truth

On Langley’s Boys & Girls in the Media Early this morning, even before my second cup of coffee, I came across this almost ‘back-page’ report by the media: Taliban Did Not Kill Afghan President’s Brother: NATO The man who killed the influential half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai three months ago carried out the […]

The Bearer of Bad News, Ugly Truths &Uncomfortable Realities

“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth… For my part, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst; and to provide for it.” – Patrick Henry Yesterday I came across a video clip depicting a gruesome hospital scene in Libya. I watched the video, and then watched […]