Tag Archives: Robert Gates

Review, William O. Beeman: Gareth Porter, A Tale of Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing: Iran’s Nukes

 Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare by Gareth Porter (New York: Just World Books, 2014) Reviewed by William O. Beeman  WomenAgainstMilitaryMadnessNewsletter  March/April 2014 Gareth Porter has been the most conscientious follower of the fantasy danger of Iran’s purported “nuclear weapons program.” In this new, meticulously documented book, he exposes the many lies […]

Robert Sheer: The Super Bowl of War — Three Decades of Failure in Afghanistan

By Robert Scheer  truthdig.com  February 3, 2014   Lt. Chuck Nadd and his girlfriend wave as they ride on the wagon pulled by Clydesdales aboard the famously-red Budweiser beer wagon in a parade, led by a marching band in Winter Park, Fla. The brewer fashioned an ad around the parade that ran during the Super Bowl. (AP […]

Tikkun: Q & A with Coleen Rowley, F.B.I. Whistleblower: Part Two

In Part Two of this Q & A with Coleen Rowley, the former FBI agent discusses bureaucratic arrogance, psychopathic leadership, and why strict adherence to just war doctrine, not “humanitarian” intervention, will lead to a safer world. In addition, Rowley offers her thoughts on the U.S. response to the use of chemical weapons in the […]

Greg Palast> Radio interview and excerpt from Vulture’s Picnic

Radio Show, BP settlement 03/06/12 The Shannyn Moore Show – Greg Palast talks about the BP settlement 00:31:12 Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Greg Palast’s Book Vulture’s Picnic Texas and Tokyo By mid-May 2010, with his presidency floating face down in the Gulf, Barack Obama had yet another crisis to deal with. Obama still had […]

Ray McGovern Weighs in on Afghanistan

Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 by CommonDreams.org Only Thing Clear About Obama’s Afghan Policy: It’s a Disaster by Ray McGovern “Let me be clear,” President Barack Obama is fond of saying. And his desire was on full display two years ago when he announced a “comprehensive, new strategy” for the war in Afghanistan — but only […]