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Posts in category “War”

Rand Paul: Cheney Pushed War For Halliburton

Dick Cheney has been laying into Rand Paul lately over his supposed …

Posted April 8th, 2014

The West’s Outrage Porn Over Crimea

Simon Jenkins says that the Western do-something professionals are basically circle-jerking over …

Posted March 12th, 2014

What’s Russia’s Game?

As events have unfolded rapidly today, I find myself perplexed over why …

Posted March 1st, 2014

No, Sen. McCain, We Are Americans

Quoting administration sources, the Washington Post reports that Russian troops have invaded …

Posted February 28th, 2014

Gates Criticism Makes Obama Wrong How?

From Greg Jaffe’s WaPo review of Robert Gates’ new memoir: He recounts …

Posted January 7th, 2014

The Names Change, The Lies Do Not

If Seymour Hersh’s reporting is correct, the Obama Administration is no better …

Posted December 8th, 2013

Ransom A Syrian Christian For $200K

NCR’s John Allen reports on the kidnapping of the Syrian Orthodox nuns …

Posted December 8th, 2013

Islamists Kidnap Nuns

Lord have mercy: Islamist rebels have kidnapped a group of nuns from …

Posted December 3rd, 2013

The War Of All Against All

The other day, Dan McCarthy recommended this short piece in The Guardian …

Posted November 28th, 2013

The Faces Of War

From a photo project showing the transformation of the faces of soldiers …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Traumatized Troops Lack Faith?

Yes, according to historian David Barton and televangelist Kenneth Copeland: On a …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Why Sick Veterans Can’t Get Treatment

In the December issue of Men’s Health, writer Laura Beil dives deep …

Posted November 11th, 2013

Paul Keating Says Goodbye To All That

Former Australian PM Paul Keating just gave a speech about World War …

Posted November 11th, 2013

Do Not Risk Your Life To Help America

Because America may well abandon you. George Packer writes about Janis Shinwari, an …

Posted September 26th, 2013

We Live In Strangelove’s Shadow

Well, reading this calls for an extra Ambien tonight, with a Stoli …

Posted September 23rd, 2013

Syria Letters & American Exceptionalism

I don’t often read Letters columns in magazines, but for some reason …

Posted September 18th, 2013

The Future Of Mideast Christians

The Guardian reports from an Egyptian town liberated from Islamists, who committed a …

Posted September 16th, 2013