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“The WikiLeaks documents exposed the way the US, as the world’s sole superpower, really conducted its wars – something that the military and political establishments saw as a blow to their credibility and legitimacy.”
If Obama had demonstrated real leadership … I think the countdown to catastrophe for Syria, the region and possibly the whole world could have been stopped. A guide to the worst refugee crisis since WWII Alan Hart, Countercurrents 16 September, 2015 | As the worst refugee crisis since World War II and one with the […]
Washington is escaping the blame for the rise of ISIS by putting it all on the Iraqi government when, in fact, the U.S. actually created a situation where ISIS can survive and even flourish. How to Ensure a Thriving Caliphate The Rise of ISIS The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq Patrick Cockburn, TomDispatch […]
Patrick Cockburn on U.S. Plans to Arm Syrian Rebels: Where is the Skepticism About Chemical Weapons?
democracynow Published on Jun 14, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Veteran foreign correspondent Patrick Cockburn of the Independent joins us to discuss the Obama administration’s decision to begin directly arming Syrian rebels after concluding the regime of President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons. “There must be some doubts about this,” Cockburn says, adding that it “reminds me of […]
What is Really Happening in Syria Descent Into Holy War “I have now been in Damascus for 10 days, and every day I am struck by the fact that the situation in areas of Syria I have visited is wholly different from the picture given to the world both by foreign leaders and by the […]