Tag Archives: Henry Kissinger
McGovern: Many of the high-and-mighty delivering the approved speeches on Monday will glibly refer to and mourn “the fallen.” None are likely to mention the culpable policymakers and complicit generals who added to the fresh graves at Arlington National Cemetery and around the country.
Greenwald: The attack of the NYT editors on King for that speech is strikingly familiar, because it’s completely identical to how anti-war advocates in the U.S. are maligned today. It begins by lecturing King that his condemnation of U.S. militarism is far too simplistic: “the moral issues in Vietnam are less clear cut than he suggests.” It accuses him of “slandering” the U.S. by comparing it to evil regimes. And it warns him that anti-war activism could destroy the civil rights movement, because he is guilty of overstating American culpability and downplaying those of its enemies
It would usually be difficult to find more polar opposite views to U.S. foreign policy, but when it comes to Ukraine, the anti-war intellectual and the former U.S. Secretary of State have more in common than either might like to admit. By Kevin Zeese Popular Resistance @PopResistance MintPressNews.com February 4, 2015 The New York Times reported […]
Tomgram> Tom Engelhardt> Chase Madar, Legal Atrocities April 15, 2012 TomDispatch Chase Madar’s article, What the Laws of War Allow> Do the WikiLeaks War Logs Reveal War Crimes> Or the Poverty of International Law? is posted separately on WAMMToday. Of course, it wasn’t Barack Obama’s fault. He didn’t nominate himself for the Nobel Peace Prize […]