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Category Archives: war on terror
By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Fear is a primitive impulse, brainless as hunger, and because the aim of horror fiction is the production of the deepest kinds of fears, the genre tends to reinforce some remarkably uncivilized … Continue reading →
Making Sense of the Age of Carnage By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com My first question is simple enough: After 18-plus years of our forever wars, where are all the questions? Almost two decades of failing American wars across a startlingly … Continue reading →
By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain This is an updated and revised version of the full cover-story that appeared in the important publication, garrison: The Journal of History and Deep Politics, Issue 003. Issue 004 is due out this … Continue reading →
On the rise of the global “good cop” By Lyle Jeremy Rubin Source: The Baffler Badges without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing by Stuart Schrader. University of California Press, 416 pages. Always beware what everyone is saying but … Continue reading →
By Jon W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Let us resolve that never again will we send the precious young blood of this country to die trying to prop up a corrupt military dictatorship abroad. This is also the time … Continue reading →
By Federico Pieraccini Source: Covert Geopolitics Mainstream media pundits are now talking about “de-escalation” between Iran and the US, after “both sides have fooled everyone that they have achieved victory.” Is that how cheap the life of a man who … Continue reading →
By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market In 2016 during the election campaign of Donald Trump one of the primary factors of his popularity among conservatives was that he was one of the first candidates since Ron Paul to argue for bringing … Continue reading →
By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg All I wanted to do this week was work on part 2 of my localism series, but circumstances quickly got the best of me. The assassination of Iran’s top general Qassem Soleimani was an … Continue reading →