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Julian Assange in Limbo, by Patrick Cockburn

“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.”

Evergreene Digest: Wars, Refugees And The Complete Lack Of Leadership Everywhere

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 […]

Evergreene Digest: Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed

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 […]

Patrick Cockburn> Descent Into Holy War> Syria

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 […]