State Department Spokesman John Kirby. Photo: Screenshot from press conference
26 Apr 2016

Obama Sends More Troops To Syria As Spokesman Memoryholes Pledge

The “no boots on the ground” pledge has clearly been violated, but if you believe State Department Spokesman John Kirby, the pledge itself was never made.

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Still image from Hillary Clinton's Iraq war speech on the Senate floor in October 2002.
22 Mar 2016

New US Base In Iraq Drawing Fire From All Sides

The US built its first base in northern Iraq since 2014, and in the process united ISIS and Iranian-backed Shiite militias in a common cause.

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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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Screenshot from The IT Crowd
08 Mar 2016

F-35: Trillion Dollar Warplane’s Radar Doesn’t Work

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of austerity, it was the age of a trillion dollar warplane that no one could make work.

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Bernie Sanders speaks at the Phoenix Convention Center at a July 18, 2015 rally in front of a large audience and the U.S. and Arizona state flags. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
02 Feb 2016

What Is The Sanders Foreign Policy Doctrine?

“President Bernie Sanders” would have massive power to set the course of global politics as Commander-in-Chief. But how would he wield the U.S. military?

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Daniel Ellsberg speaks in a close-up photograph from August 18, 2008. (Wikimedia / Christopher Michel)
01 Jan 2016

‘Pentagon Papers’ Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg Explains Why We Go To War

In a 13-part conversation, activist Arn Menconi asked the whistleblower to explain why US goes to war over & over. Ellsberg’s answer is surprisingly simple.

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The American flag blows in the wind as the moon rises over Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C. (Senior Airman Dennis Sloan on Flickr)
29 Dec 2015

Can The Empire Be Audited?

In theory, learning the specifics of the US empire should be simple. In reality, the empire runs on secrecy to protect operatives and cover up its failures.

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Don't Bomb Syria Protest London Sit In Stop The War Campaign UK (D B Young on Flickr)
03 Dec 2015

UK Goes To War In Syria, US Sends More Troops To Iraq

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.

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United Kingdom Houses of Parliament
02 Dec 2015

Majority of UK Public Urges Government #DontBombSyria: Vote to be Held Today

Next Cold War Roundup 12/2/15 M/W/F 10ish AM Eastern #SyriaVote in British House of Commons _ In many ways it feels like 2003 all over again with no lessons learned. A vigorous (and at times nasty) debate in British House of Commons tonight, broadcast on C-SPAN2 , on a livefeed hosted by

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Sgt. Black Richardson and Staff Sgt. Gregg Foland, assigned to Bravo Company, TF Gladius, 82nd Airborne Div., talk to a local gas station owner about insurgent activity in the Kapisa province of Afghanistan on Nov. 4, 2009. (Photo by ISAFMedia on Flickr)
06 Nov 2015

Afghanistan Waste-A-Thon Continues With $43 Million Gas Station

The latest addition to the already $1.7 trillion “War on Terror” is a $43 million gas station in Afghanistan that should have cost around $500,000.

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