To react to Beijing’s growing economic power by increasing Western military power is hopeless. It is harder to think of a more stupid example of lashing out in blind anger.
BP Extracted £15 Billion of Iraqi Oil After British Invasion
Shell, the other U.K. “super-major” oil company, also re-entered Iraq in 2009 after an invasion in 2003 that was widely denounced at the time as a war-for-oil on the part of the U.S. and U.K., Matt Kennard reports.
Boris Yeltsin Privately Supported NATO Expansion Despite Public Stance
Declassified files show how Russia’s president, during the 1990s, repeatedly told Western counterparts he was “not against” expansion of the military alliance, Matt Kennard reports. He even devised an agreement to bring the Russian people onside.
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Chris Hedges — The Lords of Chaos
The politicians and shills in the media who orchestrated 20 years of military debacles in the Middle East, and who seek a world dominated by U.S. power, must be held accountable for their crimes.
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Sam Husseini — The Lies, and Lies About the Lies, About the Invasion
Among the lying liars who lied the U.S. into invading Iraq, Joe Biden stands out as a big reason why the lies swallowed the culture, becoming a damning indictment of a society that would elect him president.
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Ray McGovern — The Uses and Abuses of National Intelligence Estimates
The case to invade Iraq on March 19, 2003 was based on an NIE that was prepared not to determine the truth, but rather to “justify” preemptive war, when there was nothing to preempt.
WATCH: IRAQ 20 YEARS — Anti-War Rally at the White House
Watch News2Share‘s broadcast of the anti-war rally at the White House on Saturday. More than 200 anti-war organizations signed up for the protest and march to The Washington Post headquarters.
US Military Stonewalling on Hazardous Hawaii Fuel Facility
Ann Wright responds to a “caution” buried in a voluminous national security law about what might prevent the closure of the U.S. military’s spill-prone Red Hill jet-fuel tanks.
Caitlin Johnstone: Australia’s Real Fear Isn’t China
Australia is not arming itself against China to protect itself from China. Australia is arming itself against China to protect itself from the United States.
Majority of Australians Oppose US War on China
Peter Cronau finds the latest Lowy polling encouraging: despite the pro-war stance of most mainstream media, the public — particularly younger people — are not persuaded.