21st Century Wire | The proxy war in Syria is a shell game created by the West.
Al Arabiya | President Barack Obama’s administration continues to plan for various scenarios in Syria, it remains wary of an intervention that could mire America in a proxy war.
StratRisks | Since the beginning of military operations in Mali, the United States still strongly doubted the capacity of the forces of the ECOWAS
The Guardian | Up to 600 people from 14 European countries have taken part in fighting since 2011, finds King’s College study
Patrick Henningsen | No run on the banks today, but the people begin to talk about what’s going to happen next…
The Telegraph | North Korea claimed its people were “burning with hatred” for the US after Washington confirmed it had flown B-2 stealth bomber “deterrence” missions over South Korea.
David Swanson | If you talk to non-sociopathic teachers, you learn that the sort of “teaching” sold by our museums has a horrible impact on students’ minds.
Al Arabiya | France’s intervention in northern Mali against Islamist extremists has disrupted the supply of cocaine to Europe.
The Daily Star | Syria will no longer accept attacks on its territory from across the border with Lebanon
Jason Liosatos | So could North Korea be the next Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Mali, Syria, or Iran?
Press TV | Further proof that think tanks in Washington have lost their minds completely.
Kiplinger | Nine military technologies being developed through the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Consortium News | Bashing of Iran and coddling of aggressive Israeli action is now second nature to many members of Congress
Washington Post Liz Sly BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains confident that he can ride out the maelstrom engulfing his country, casting into doubt prospects that intensified efforts to negotiate an end to the bloodshed can succeed, according to Syrians familiar with the thinking of the regime. Although Assad isn’t winning the fight against the rebels, he isn’t […]
In the epic Plato’s Republic, Thrasymachus attacked Socrates’ position that the idea justice is an inherent and equal right, claiming that it is just (by nature) that the strong rule over the weak. There are both men and women who seek and hold positions of power in our society – who subscribe to this very doctrine. A few short decades ago, Martin […]
Ron Paul was someone who has helped pave the way for those who choose the path of liberty. He is someone to aspire to and has been a rare role model in a politic desert dominated by self and special interests. “It’s amazing, and honestly terrifying, that we had a man like this running for […]
Global Research Stephan Lendman Obama didn’t miss a beat. He picked up where he left off. He’s America’s most belligerent leader. He’s waging multiple direct and proxy wars abroad and at home by other means. Despite pressing unresolved domestic issues, he celebrated his electoral victory belligerently. On November 7, he bombed Yemen. Washington’s been waging […]
Watch this stunning documentary – as this film crew gets exclusive access to the most isolated country in Africa, which has been victorious in recent wars against not one but two superpowers. Visits to the key historical sites of a nation with a 1,200 km Red Sea coastline across from Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and […]
Neither one of these three Eurasian powers will sit ideally as passive US targets. Beijing, Moscow, and Tehran are all taking their own distinct counter-measures to oppose the Pentagon’s strategy of military encirclement. In the Indian Ocean the Chinese are developing their military infrastructure under what the Pentagon calls the Chinese “string of pearls.” Iran […]
CBS local AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (CBS St. Louis) — Boeing successfully tests a new missile that can take out electronic targets with little collateral damage. The aerospace company tested the microwave missile last week on a two-story building on the Utah Test and Training Range where computers and electronic systems were turned on to gauge […]