Theater of Absurd… Pentagon Demands Russia Explain Troops on Russian Soil

Theater of Absurd… Pentagon Demands Russia Explain Troops on Russian Soil

There is something of the theater of absurd in American and European posturing. But it’s far from funny. It’s menacingly deranged. The United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin this week performed impressive, albeit pathetic, mental gymnastics. In a press conference, the Pentagon chief called on Russia to be more transparent about troop movements “on…

Baffling: American General Already Admits Defeat Against Russians and Chinese

Baffling: American General Already Admits Defeat Against Russians and Chinese

General Milley’s address at the Aspen Security Forum is a major piece of news and food for thought. We live in times of media madness in which it is ever so easy to become cynical or desensitized to even the most heinous or theoretically shocking news. So it may be hard to even get excited…

General Milley Strikes Out Demonstrating What Is Wrong With the American Military

General Milley Strikes Out Demonstrating What Is Wrong With the American Military

There is no solid evidence, only innuendo, that Trump ever seriously contemplated war with China, Philip Giraldi writes. Most Americans do not know that in the United States currently there are approximately 900 Active-duty generals and flag officers to lead 1.3 million troops in the combined armed forces. This is a ratio of one senior…

Reason Not Treason… General Pulled Rank on Trump to Avoid China War

Reason Not Treason… General Pulled Rank on Trump to Avoid China War

General Milley was taking reasonable precautions to avert any miscalculation for war with China, Finian Cunningham writes. Former President Trump and his political allies are frantically calling for the United States’ top general to be arrested and court-martialed for treason after reports of alleged secret calls to China. Hold on a minute these are the…

In Somalia, the US Is Bombing the Very ‘Terrorists’ It Created

In Somalia, the US Is Bombing the Very ‘Terrorists’ It Created

This July, the Biden administration picked up where Trump left off and began bombing Somalia, a country with a gross domestic product of less than $6 billion and a poverty rate of 70 percent. But why? The official reason provided by the Pentagon was that the Somali National Army needed air support in its operations to counter al-Shabaab. But the actual reason was that…