Day: February 7, 2020

The Turkish Double Game In Syria

The Turkish Double Game In Syria

February 7, 2020 Opinion
U.S. and Turkish troops rendezvous for a joint patrol in the Northern Syria Buffer Zone on 4 October, 2019, in Idlib. This image was released by the United States Army. Northwestern Syria is almost li…
The Assassins Are Back!

The Assassins Are Back!

February 7, 2020 Opinion
Ron Unz, the fearless disturber of established dogma, has published a long essay connecting together some of his earlier texts under the title Mossad Assassinations. I like his natural style, his lack…
The Art of the Deal, Pentagon-Style

The Art of the Deal, Pentagon-Style

February 7, 2020 Opinion
The expression “self-licking ice cream cone” was first used in 1992 to describe a hidebound bureaucracy at NASA. Yet, as an image, it’s even more apt for America’s military-industrial complex, an inst…
Trump’s Weakness for Power

Trump’s Weakness for Power

February 7, 2020 Opinion
With the publication of the Trump administration’s Mideast “deal of the century,” we can at least leave off any reference to it as a “peace plan.” The Palestinians, as is well-known, had no hand in pr…