Tag Archives: Susan Rice

DN!: “A Step Forward”: Black Lives Matter Protests Forced Biden to Push Racial Equity, But More Is Needed

“And so, we’ll be fighting to make sure that when we talk about — when the Movement for Black Lives talks about defunding police, that we’re talking about all police, including ICE and Customs and Border Patrol; when we talk about abolishing prisons, that we’re talking about all of them, including detention centers; and when we’re talking about Black Lives Matter, we’re talking about all Black lives, including those of our people that are in this country without papers.”

Sign by Coleen Rowley

Tomgram | Peter Van Buren, The Snapchat Version of American Victory: Poof It’s Forgotten

Despite the estimated $26 billion the U.S. spent training and equipping that military between 2003 and 2011, whole units broke, shed their uniforms, ditched their American equipment, and fled when faced with relatively small numbers of ISIS militants in June 2014, abandoning four northern cities, including Mosul. This, of course, created the need for yet more training, the ostensible role of many of the U.S. troops now in Iraq.

Diana Johnstone: Obama Endorses a Forgery

The Smoking Pop-Gun by DIANA JOHNSTONE  April 21, 2014  Counterpunch.org On Friday, April 18, President Obama voiced his righteous indignation over anti-Semitic fliers pasted on synagogue walls in the pro-Russian eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.  The fliers, calling on all Jews to register or face expulsion, had appeared the day before and were instantly denounced […]

Rowley & Wright> Amnesty’s Shilling for US-NATO Wars

Coleen Rowley  Former FBI Special Agent Amnesty’s Shilling for US-NATO Wars By Ann Wright and Coleen Rowley 06/18/2012    Huffington Post  The new Executive Director of Amnesty International USA — Suzanne Nossel — is a recent U.S. government insider. So it’s a safe bet that AI’s decision to seize upon a topic that dovetailed with […]

Edward S. Herman> Michael Dobbs on Genocide Prevention: The Propaganda System in Overdrive

Michael Dobbs on Genocide Prevention: The Propaganda System in Overdrive Edward S. Herman    Z Magazine, June 2012* Michael Dobbs is a veteran Washington Post reporter who has received some modest attention recently with his Foreign Policy Blog, where he has covered (or rather obfuscated) the background and  trial of Ratko Mladic and had some […]

Coleen Rowley> Militarization of the Mothers: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother’s Day for Peace

Militarization of the Mothers: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother’s Day for Peace Coleen Rowley    Posted: 05/14/2012 12:55 pm   Huffington Post  (Author’s note: Perhaps it’s a good thing I was obviously too late in submitting this to run on Mother’s Day so as not to cast a pall over the sentimental […]