Tag: United States

Richard Holbrooke’s Deathbed Conversion

By David Swanson, Dec. 15, 2010 For all the talk of strategic counterinsurgency that oozes out of Washington, and all the manuals explaining that 80% of our investment in a nation-building operation should be civilian, we’ve been investing about 3%…

Happy as a hangman

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig, Dec. 6, 2010 Innocence, as defined by law, makes us complicit with the crimes of the state. To do nothing, to be judged by the state as an innocent, is to be guilty. It is to…

Chomsky: Threat of war with Iran is real

Paul Jay interviews Noam Chomsky on the expansion of post-WW 2 power and the recent signs of it’s decline: America can no longer force countries to do its bidding, as evidenced by growing independence in South America, and Turkish-Brazilian initiatives…

Keep Space for Peace Week – Oct 2-9

Each fall the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space organizes Keep Space for Peace Week: International Days of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space. These events are intended to help educate the public about the need…

The decline of the American empire

War with China? The Dangers of a Global Conflagration Rising and Declining Economic Powers: The Sino-US Conflict Deepens By Professor James Petras, Global Research, April 29, 2010 Will the intensified conflicts between the US and China inevitably lead to a…

America’s strategy for military dominance

America’s Imperial Design. Prompt Global Strike: World Military Superiority Without Nuclear Weapons by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, April 11, 2010 A war can be won without being waged. Victory can be attained when an adversary knows it is vulnerable to…