In Afghanistan: America’s Longest War will Never be Won

“I’m very, very proud of the people. Another—really, another successful job. We’re very, very proud of our military. Just like we’re proud of the folks in this room, we are so proud of our military. And it was another successful event.” – President Trump’s answer to the question, “Did you authorize that bomb? The US … Continue reading In Afghanistan: America’s Longest War will Never be Won

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Through the ‘War on Terror’ Looking Glass

The Airwars.org U.K.-based monitoring group reports that 41 U.S-led air strikes targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria killed at least 296 civilians during the week after the chemical weapons incident on April 4. U.S. cruise missiles reportedly killed another nine civilians in villages near the Shayrat airbase that was targeted on April 7th. But the fragmentary reports compiled by Airwars.org can only reveal a fraction of … Continue reading Through the ‘War on Terror’ Looking Glass

Roaming Charges: Love at First Strike

Ivanka, our Park Avenue Electra, did it. She’s the one who softened her daddy’s leathery heart by forcing him to watch those dreadful pictures of dead and dying babies, eyes fixed on the carnage scrolling across the screen like Alex in A Clockwork Orange. The obscene photos made Donald squirm. His eyes even moistened. Then he began to tremble with … Continue reading Roaming Charges: Love at First Strike

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Trump Dumps Campaign Pledges, Goes Ballistic in Syria & Afghanistan

Today, many erstwhile Trump supporters are suffering shell-shock after the Republican leader, who pledged like a populist on the campaign trail to scale back the US military’s overseas footprint, instead took US aggression to the next insane level. In the dead heat of the 2016 Presidential Campaign, I, like millions of other Americans, were willing … Continue reading Trump Dumps Campaign Pledges, Goes Ballistic in Syria & Afghanistan

World Held Hostage by American Military Madness

Whether a nuclear war breaks out within the next few days or not – the despicable fact remains, that the entire world is being held hostage by American military madness. It seems only a matter of time before the US finally triggers a war with any number of foreign states that it designates as "enemies" – North Korea, Syria, … Continue reading World Held Hostage by American Military Madness

MOAB: Move Over, America’s Back!

Trump dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat against Daesh in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province, and the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), nicknamed the “Mother Of All Bombs”, sent the clear signal to Russia, China, and Iran to “Move Over, America’s Back” in Eurasia. The bomb itself has comparatively little utility against Daesh … Continue reading MOAB: Move Over, America’s Back!

Bill Maher’s Muddled Attacks on Islam

Bill Maher thinks he knows exactly why they hate us. In the world according to Bill, all those agitated Muslims on the receiving end of multiple interventions, numerous “double-tap” drone strikes, countless tons of falling bombs, the systematic imprisonment of “rendered” individuals and the widespread use of lawless torture are, simply put, the outgrowth of … Continue reading Bill Maher’s Muddled Attacks on Islam