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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:06:45 +0000Across the globe, there is not a single “hot spot” where the Trump Administration is not escalating conflict. Drone strikes are up over 400 percent. Civilian deaths are skyrocketing in Iraq and Syria after stepped-up US bombardment. The Pentagon says it needs thousands more troops for Afghanistan and more military participation in the horrible war … Continue reading "Ron Paul on Escalation Everywhere: Will Trump’s Foreign Policy Succeed?"
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:16:00 +0000Representatives Walter Jones (R-NC) and John Garamendi (D-CA) appeared on CSPAN to explain H.R. 1666, a bill they co-sponsored which calls for complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:28:28 +0000Former Vice President Dick Cheney told an audience recently that Russia may have committed an “act of war” by interfering in our recent presidential election, though he also claims that Donald Trump was legitimately elected. What exactly is Russia guilty of? He doesn’t say, but it begs the question: if interfering in other countries’ elections … Continue reading "Dick Cheney Surfaces: Claims Interfering in Elections ‘An Act of War’"
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:25:52 +0000“Five years ago, I made a simple iPhone app. It would send you a push notification every time a U.S. drone strike was reported in the news. Apple rejected the app three times, calling it “excessively objectionable or crude content.”… —After 12 Rejections, Apple Accepts App So, is it the covert U.S. drone strikes, the … Continue reading "What’s ‘Excessively Objectionable or Crude’ About This Antiwar App?"
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:32:57 +0000On Monday, the Senate voted 97-2 to cut off debate on approving the admission of Montenegro to NATO. The two Senators to vote no were Republicans Rand Paul and Mike Lee. Watch his speech to the Senate:
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:42:46 +0000As presented at the “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference presented March 24, 2017 by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy. Public opinion polling is important, but little of it accurately measures what the American public thinks about key Israel/lobby issues. This survey series begins to fill in that information deficit. Focused, accurate … Continue reading "American Attitudes About Israel/Lobby Programs"
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:09:19 +0000Conference early feed, highlights below. The expanded feed will be posted soon. Speakers include: Grant Smith, Hanan Ashrawi, John Mearsheimer, Ilan Pappé, Wajahat Ali, Tom Hayes, Khalil Jahshan, Maria LaHood, Jim Moran, Nick Rahall, Jack Shaheen, Clayton Swisher. Expert keynote speakers and panelists will present their analysis of: U.S. foreign aid, intelligence and diplomatic support … Continue reading "Israel Lobby and American Policy Conference: Post-Event Video"
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:31:09 +0000One of the planned cornerstones of the 15+ year Afghan Reconstruction Effort was to be an extensive, nationwide network of roads. The United States’ concept was roads would allow the Afghan economy to flourish as trade could reach throughout the country, security would be enhanced by the ability to move security forces quickly to where … Continue reading "Cornerstone of Afghan Reconstruction Effort – Roads – Is Near-Total Failure"
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:42:28 +0000House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) dropped a bombshell yesterday when he revealed that members of the Trump campaign staff – possibly including Trump himself – had their communications intercepted by US intelligence. The surveillance was likely undertaken under expanded spying permission granted by section 702 of the post-9/11 FISA amendments. This provision enables … Continue reading "Comey Lied? Trump Vindicated? Ron Paul says Nobody’s Safe From PATRIOT Act"
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:19:48 +0000Have you had enough of the Russia bashing yet? The anti-Russia rhetoric can be heard frequently in the mainstream media, and the new issue at hand is the expansion of NATO further into the Balkans. The Cold War-era alliance is looking to grab its third constituent country from the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. … Continue reading "Montenegro Is About To Fall Into Orbit"