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Jeremiah Goulka> The Dogs of War Are Barking

The Urge to Bomb Iran “The public appears to be primed.  A large majority of Americans believe that Iran has an ongoing nuclear weapons program, 71% in 2010 and 84% this March.  Some surveys even indicate that a majority of Americans would support military action to stop Iran from developing nukes.” The Obama administration has engaged in a staggering military build-up in the Persian Gulf and at U.S. and More

Jeremiah Goulka> The Dogs of War Are Barking

The Urge to Bomb Iran “The public appears to be primed.  A large majority of Americans believe that Iran has an ongoing nuclear weapons program, 71% in 2010 and 84% this March.  Some surveys even indicate that a majority of Americans would support military action to stop Iran from developing nukes.” The Obama administration has engaged in a staggering military build-up in the Persian Gulf and at U.S. and More

Jay Janson> Syria: NY Times' Deadly Aim to Fool ALL the People ALL the Time

Syria: NY Times’ Deadly Aim to Fool ALL the People ALL the Time  By Jay Janson   November 2, 2012 A veil of disinformation by Western business controlled media, never possible by any outright State-controlled media, has descended on the world. But with technology is racing toward easy electronic access to  documented history, those employed More

Jay Janson> Syria: NY Times’ Deadly Aim to Fool ALL the People ALL the Time

Syria: NY Times’ Deadly Aim to Fool ALL the People ALL the Time  By Jay Janson   November 2, 2012 A veil of disinformation by Western business controlled media, never possible by any outright State-controlled media, has descended on the world. But with technology is racing toward easy electronic access to  documented history, those employed More

Tom Engelhardt> Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World

Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World Back in 2004, Egyptian diplomat Amr Moussa warned the Bush administration that its invasion of Iraq had opened “the gates of hell.”  Of course, Washington paid him no heed.  He was neither an autocrat nor a soldier, but the secretary-general of the meaningless Arab League, so More

Tom Engelhardt> Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World

Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World Back in 2004, Egyptian diplomat Amr Moussa warned the Bush administration that its invasion of Iraq had opened “the gates of hell.”  Of course, Washington paid him no heed.  He was neither an autocrat nor a soldier, but the secretary-general of the meaningless Arab League, so More

Latest Word on the Trail? I Take It Back

Latest Word on the Trail? I Take It Back Yana Paskova for The New York Times, left; Stephen Crowley/The New York Times Even top campaign officials like Eric Fehrnstrom, left, a Romney adviser, and David Plouffe, a senior White House adviser, foreground at right, insist at times on approval of their quotations. By JEREMY W. PETERS More

Latest Word on the Trail? I Take It Back

Latest Word on the Trail? I Take It Back Yana Paskova for The New York Times, left; Stephen Crowley/The New York Times Even top campaign officials like Eric Fehrnstrom, left, a Romney adviser, and David Plouffe, a senior White House adviser, foreground at right, insist at times on approval of their quotations. By JEREMY W. PETERS More

Glenn Greenwald> The American character

The American character Fareed Zakaria warns the war on terror will never end. Obama and Romney still won’t debate our surveillance state. BY GLENN GREENWALD    MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012 05:49 AM CDT    salon.com (Credit: iStockphoto/BrianAJackson) (updated below) Fareed Zakaria, normally a reliable and pleasant purveyor of conventional “centrist” wisdom, has a genuinely good and surprisingly confrontational CNN column More

Glenn Greenwald> The American character

The American character Fareed Zakaria warns the war on terror will never end. Obama and Romney still won’t debate our surveillance state. BY GLENN GREENWALD    MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012 05:49 AM CDT    salon.com (Credit: iStockphoto/BrianAJackson) (updated below) Fareed Zakaria, normally a reliable and pleasant purveyor of conventional “centrist” wisdom, has a genuinely good and surprisingly confrontational CNN column More

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