If leftist and progressive calls to curb American imperialism are to be taken seriously, our analysis of international relations and foreign policy needs to be far more sophisticated.
… the problem really comes from Washington’s longtime strategy of coercing U.N. organizations into becoming propaganda arms for U.S. geopolitical strategies.
A United Nations study found that war and climate change were the driving forces of an increase in malnutrition worldwide in 2016.
U.S. commander: “we shoot every boat we find.”
An eye-opening analysis of the Syrian conflict from down under.
Strikes in Iraq and Syria:
As of June 5, 2017, the U.S. has conducted 17,632 strikes in Iraq and Syria (8,836 Syria/8,796 Iraq)
Washington has sought to deflect attention from Hersh’s alternative narrative and shore up the official one through misdirection.
“What doesn’t occur to most Americans” the adviser said, “is if there had been a Syrian nerve gas attack authorized by Bashar, the Russians would be 10 times as upset as anyone in the West.
The corporate media perceive no Black peace opinion worth measuring.
In all these cases, the Times and other Western news outlets behaved as if there was only one acceptable side to the story, the one that the U.S. government was pushing…
Discussing the US role in the Syrian conflict.
What is evident is that the Syrians did not drop chemical weapons from their aircraft and that no chemical gas was ever stored at the al-Shayrat airbase.
Donald Trump’s decision to launch cruise missile strikes on a Syrian Air Force Base was based on a lie.
Whether this should have been a unilateral action is something we all must consider.
No need to debate the morality or utility of the strikes, because the scene played out per usual
Glenn Greenwald | The Spoils of War: Trump Lavished With Media and Bipartisan Praise For Bombing Syria
In wartime, US television instantly converts into state media.
Exclusive: The U.S. government and the mainstream media rushed to judgment again, blaming the Syrian government for a new poison-gas attack and ignoring other possibilities, reports Robert Parry.