The neocons’ exceptionalist rhetoric — now standard fare — leads Washington into conflicts all over the world, in an unequivocal, Manichean way, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
Tag: Colin Powell
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Iraq Invasion, AUKUS Blasted in Rousing Sydney Rally
A sitting senator, a former foreign minister, a retired diplomat and Colin Powell’s former chief of staff told an anti-war meeting in a Sydney town hall that Australians were being dragged without their consent into a U.S. war on China…
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: Scott Ritter — Disarmament, the Fundamental Lie
Regime change, not disarmament, was always the driving factor behind U.S. policy towards Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Joe Lauria — Covering the ‘Vial Display’
Despite Colin Powell’s presentation and the U.S. media’s embrace of it, every other nation on the Security Council, with the exception of Britain and Spain, was highly skeptical of the U.S. argument for war, including allies Germany and France.
The Sword & the Cross at Albright’s Funeral
The late U.S. secretary of state’s association with Biden and the Clintons can be seen as a war-making, mutually absolving clique, writes Sam Husseini.
The Evidence for Invasion the US Could Produce
Rather than produce fake evidence to the U.N. Security Council, as Colin Powell had, Antony Blinken just produced nothing at all, though the U.S. has intelligence it can show, writes Scott Ritter.
The US-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies say Americans should hope that the CIA director’s recent visit to Moscow helped Washington understand the stakes.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Manufacture of Decline
Americans suffer the same disabilities as the Europeans of 1919: They cannot think. They cannot speak plainly among themselves.
Creator of Most Effective Anti-War Meme Dead At 84
Any narrative about an empire-targeted nation backed by U.S. officials must be presumed false until it’s been backed by mountains of independently verifiable evidence, Caity Johnstone writes.