Next Cold War Roundup 1/8/16 Libya _ Thank goodness someone reads email news dumps slipped in on holidays. In this case it was the excellent investigative journalist, Brad Hoff. The New Year’s Eve release of Hillary Clinton emails now show that she was “getting personally briefed on the battlefield crimes”
Next Cold War Roundup 12/28/15 Kurds and New Syrian Democratic Forces Coalition Seize Tishrin Dam, Cross Erdogan’s Red Line (The Euphrates River), Poised to Cut ISIS Supply Lines _ The US-backed coalition, Syrian Democratic Forces, have seized the strategic Tishrin dam on the Euphrates river, south of Kobane. The
So much for the “moderate rebels:” a new report finds ISIS represents the mainstream of the Syrian rebels groups trying to overthrow the Assad government.
Has the U.S.’s anti-terrorism program worked? Nope. In fact, terrorism has dramatically increased since the war began.
In 2014, Vice President Joe Biden made headlines when he admitted in a speech at Harvard University that Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar and United Arab Emirates were supplying the money and weapons to Al Qaeda and other Islamic extremist groups in Syria that led to the rise of ISIS. “The
Daesh insists it isn’t deliberately selling oil to Israel, but the “black gold” ends up there nonetheless while the terrorists make millions.
President Obama’s address after the San Bernardino shootings was largely routine, but with one noteworthy addition: openly embracing endless war.
While Western powers posture about values like “democracy,” keep in mind this amazing level of dishonesty and hypocrisy as we sink deeper into the quagmire.
Putin claims Turkey’s attack on a plane in Syria was retaliation for bombing ISIS oil destined for Turkey. But how is ISIS selling oil in the first place?
As Clinton makes another attempt at the imperial presidency, she appears unwilling or unable to learn from the horrible blunders she championed in the past.