29 Mar 2016

Does The US Have An Actual Plan In Syria, Iraq, Or Yemen?

The literal DC turf war in Syria continues to rage between the CIA and the Department of Defense.

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Original photo by Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Flickr) [OGL (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/1/)], via Wikimedia Commons
24 Mar 2016

The Real Policy In Libya Was Clearly Regime Change

Libya shows Hillary Clinton learned nothing from the Iraq War. If she gets into office, expect more regime change posing as humanitarian intervention.

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Sept., 2014 (by DoD)
18 Mar 2016

Erdogan Calls Out Europe ‘Dancing on a Minefield,’ ‘Nursing a Viper’

Next Cold War 3/18/16 The EU is wrangling with Turkey over an agreement to take back migrants and change their laws in exchange for political and financial rewards and calls out EU for their support of terror groups and treatment of migrants. Turkey is under pressure from a number of

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Screen shot from MSNBC Hillary Clinton Town Hall
15 Mar 2016

Hillary Clinton Confronted On Support For Regime Change At Town Hall

Using Clinton’s record on the Iraq War and Libya, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews asked why she was such a strong supporter of regime change.

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08 Mar 2016

Obama Administration To Justify Drone Strikes With Casualty Counts

The Obama administration intended to create the perception that it would disclose numbers, thereby diminishing concerns about human rights violations.

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06 Mar 2016

The US, Saudi Arabia, And The Destruction Of Libya By Western Forces

The aftermath of the regime change operation in Libya has become even more horrific, as the United States resumes bombing. The intelligence behind the latest decision to escalate military action in Libya is believed to be faulty again. Re-escalation of military operations by Western forces in Libya comes amidst a

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Civilians in Misrata, Libya. June, 2011 (by UNHCR/H. Caux)
02 Mar 2016

Escalation in Libya and Iraq; Syrian War May Expand to Lebanon

Next Cold War Roundup 3/2/16 The US military is escalating their role in Iraq and Libya.  Saudis are threatening to destabilize Lebanon and open a new front in the Syrian war on its border with northern Lebanon by arming Sunni proxies there.  Turkey is on shaky ground with its NATO

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets Libyan Interim National Transitional Council Special Envoy Mr. Mahmoud Jabrill. (US Embassy London on Flickr)
01 Mar 2016

New Report Shows Hillary Clinton Drove US Into Libya Disaster

A new report from The New York Times paints a damning portrait of Hillary Clinton and the US government’s involvement in the war in Libya.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, joined by British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond at Lancaster House in London, Feb., 2016 (by Dept. of State)
10 Feb 2016

John Kerry Says Syrian Rebels To Be ‘Decimated In Months’

Next Cold War Roundup 2/10/16. Kerry Rebukes Syrian Civil Society Activists at Cocktail Reception Hosted by Prince Charles During Syrian Donors Conference in London. _ Over the weekend, Middle East Eye reported about a sideline conversation between John Kerry and some “aid workers” at a cocktail party reception hosted by

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Secretary of State John Kerry Admires Lake Geneva, French Alps. January, 2014. (Photo by Dept of State)
01 Feb 2016

Saudi-Backed Opposition Sends Rebel Leader Designated as Terrorist To Geneva

Next Cold War Roundup 2/1/16 Syrian Peace Talks After delays and controversies, the Geneva 3 Syrian peace talks are proceeding, despite many experts’ doubts that they would ever get started or produce any useful results.  The Saudi-backed High Negotiating Committee arrived in Geneva after receiving some assurances from the US

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