Tag Archives: beating the drums of war

Bruce Gagnon: SPEAK OUT WHILE YOU STILL CAN

Many innocent people, likely many hundreds, will be killed in Syria as Obama “punishes” the already suffering Syrian people even more.  Posted by Bruce K. Gagnon | Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:31 AM  Organizing Notes This is what an US attack on Syria will look like.  Tomahawk cruise missiles will be fired from Navy destroyers just […]

[Video] Glenn Greenwald> Debating Bill Maher on Muslims, Islam and US foreign policy

The HBO host has become a leading advocate of the view that Islam is uniquely violent and threatening. Does that hold up under critical scrutiny? Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk  Saturday 11 May 2013 09.25 EDT  [Video below] From l to r: Glenn Greenwald, Joy Reid, Charles Cooke, Bill Maher on HBO’s “Real Time”, May 11, 2013 Photograph: screen […]

Richard Schiffman> How the Media Doesn’t Give Peace a Chance

How the Media Doesn’t Give Peace a Chance By Richard Schiffman (about the author)   March 20, 2012   opednews.com   Peace in Action! by http://behebekfalasteen.wordpress.com Who can forget Judith Miller, the New York Times reporter whose stories, claiming falsely that Iraq had developed weapons of mass destruction, were used by the Bush administration as a pretext for invading that country in 2003 […]

Video> Glenn Greenwald> U.S. Policies Amount To The Most Despicable War Crimes!

Glenn Greenwald: I was on Cenk Uygur’s CurrentTV program tonight discussion media coverage of Iran, as well as the report documenting U.S. tactics of drone attacks aimed at rescuers and funerals attendees: Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com.    WAMMToday is now on Facebook!   Check the WAMMToday page for posts from […]

Glenn Greenwald> U.S. media takes the lead on Iran

U.S. media takes the lead on Iran BY GLENN GREENWALD   TUESDAY, FEB 14, 2012    Salon.com In this April 8, 2008, photo released by the Iranian President’s Office, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, listens to a technician during his visit of the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility. (Credit: AP Photo/Iranian Presidents office, File)  (updated below – Update II […]

Bob Boldt> Send in the Clowns …

Send in the Clowns… By Bob Boldt   Sunday, 05 February 2012      MWC  Sometimes I think that Scott Pelley and the lovely Lara Logan should be drawing their paychecks directly from the paymaster at the Pentagon rather than CBS’s 60 Minutes. They never pass an opportunity to cheerlead the latest drone strike or pull a […]

Ray McGovern> Israel Tamps Down Iran War Threats

Israel Tamps Down Iran War Threats By Ray McGovern   January 19, 2012   Consortium News Exclusive: For months, Israeli hardliners and their neocon allies in the United States have been beating the war drums over Iran. But apparent resistance to war from President Obama has brought a softening of rhetoric in Israel, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern reports. […]

Winslow Myers> Occupying Fears About Iran

Winslow Myers> Occupying Fears About Iran Saturday 7 January 2012 by: Winslow Myers, Consortium News | News Analysis via truthout  President Barack Obama speaks about Iran to reporters at the White House on Thursday, October 1, 2009. (Photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times) In an election year, as many U.S. politicians compete to out-macho one […]