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.
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.
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.
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.
“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?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.