The Campaign to Blame Putin for Everything

Hardly a day goes by without some “news” about the Russian “threat,” and in the past twenty-four hours the hate-on-Russia campaign seems to have picked up speed. After learning from Hillary Clinton that Vladimir Putin is not only responsible for the Trump campaign, but also for the “global nationalist movement” that yanked the British out […]

The Real US Syria Scandal: Supporting Sectarian War

The main criticism of US policy in Syria has long been that President Barack Obama should have used US military force or more aggressive arms aid to strengthen the armed opposition to Assad. The easy answer is that the whole idea that there was a viable non-extremist force to be strengthened is a myth – […]

Civilians Beheaded in Riyadh; 27 Killed in Iraq

Over a dozen people trying to escape Daesh were executed in Riyadh.

Wedding Blast Horror; 93 Killed in Iraq

Militants attacked a wedding in the south and executed prisoners in the north.

Clinton’s Crazy Conspiracy Theory

Hillary Clinton’s recent “alt right” speech marks a new and dangerous low in what has become race to the bottom – and, should she be elected, it has ominous foreign policy implications as well. Alarmed that Trump is reaching out to the African-American community, Mrs. Clinton tried to make the case that the GOP candidate […]

ISIS Execute Their Own for Desertion; 57 Killed in Iraq

Militants executed their own for desertion.

Executions in Hawija; 175 Killed in Iraq

Militants continued executing civilians in the Hawija area.

We Don’t Know If the Department of Defense Is Actually Providing Security

The U.S. Army has been falsifying its accounting records to the tune of $6.5 trillion for the year, according to a recent report by Department of Defense auditors. And the Department of Defense has been falsifying its accounting on a massive scale for years, as was reported by Reuters in 2013 and others stretching back […]

Suicide bombers Attack Refugee Camp; 96 Killed in Iraq

Suicide bombers attacked a displaced persons camp in northern Iraq.

US Weapons Sales Are Drenched in Yemeni Blood

When Pope Francis visited the US Congress in September 2015, he boldly posed a moral challenge to his American hosts, asking: “Why are deadly weapons being sold to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society?” “Sadly, the answer, as we all know, is simply for money,” he solemnly concluded. “Money that […]