European Anti-Semitism and the Religious Right

New polling shows that most Europeans – 59% from 15 European Union countries – see Israel as "the greatest threat to world peace." (See Eldar article below) These views of course come from Israel’s expansion of settlements, the brutal occupation, vicious reprisals and consequent disruption in the whole Muslim world, contribution to terrorism and so … Continue reading “European Anti-Semitism and the Religious Right”

Eight Washington Lies About Iraq

ONE IRAQ WAS INVOLVED IN THE 9/11 ATTACK ON AMERICA OR IS CLOSE TO OBTAINING NUCLEAR WEAPONS. ANSWER: The War Party in Washington has mounted a vast campaign in conservative media to attack Iraq again. See Georgie Anne Geyer column on lobby in Anti-Arab Advocates Risk U.S. Interests. Saddam is an enemy of Islamic Fundamentalists. … Continue reading “Eight Washington Lies About Iraq”

Eight Washington Lies About Iraq

ONE IRAQ WAS INVOLVED IN THE 9/11 ATTACK ON AMERICA OR IS CLOSE TO OBTAINING NUCLEAR WEAPONS. ANSWER: The War Party in Washington has mounted a vast campaign in conservative media to attack Iraq again. See Georgie Anne Geyer column on lobby in Anti-Arab Advocates Risk U.S. Interests. Saddam is an enemy of Islamic Fundamentalists. … Continue reading “Eight Washington Lies About Iraq”

Bush Foreign Policy and the Failing Stock Market

Unending war, sacrificing free trade, breaking with Europe and telling allies to shove it, spending his time on planning a new war, neglecting domestic issues, making America the enemy of the whole Moslem world, disaffecting his Republican base, fumbling the battle against terrorism, and more. No wonder the stock market is afraid. World prosperity is … Continue reading “Bush Foreign Policy and the Failing Stock Market”

Bush Foreign Policy and the Failing Stock Market

Unending war, sacrificing free trade, breaking with Europe and telling allies to shove it, spending his time on planning a new war, neglecting domestic issues, making America the enemy of the whole Moslem world, disaffecting his Republican base, fumbling the battle against terrorism, and more. No wonder the stock market is afraid. World prosperity is … Continue reading “Bush Foreign Policy and the Failing Stock Market”

‘Anti-Terror’ Bill Splits Conservatives

Voiding judicial oversight and restricting 4th Amendment limitations on government searches and seizures were the main changes to law of the new PATRIOT anti-terrorism bill according to Beryl Howell, General Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee. She spoke to the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security on November 14th. Attorney General … Continue reading “‘Anti-Terror’ Bill Splits Conservatives”

‘Anti-Terror’ Bill Splits Conservatives

Voiding judicial oversight and restricting 4th Amendment limitations on government searches and seizures were the main changes to law of the new PATRIOT anti-terrorism bill according to Beryl Howell, General Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee. She spoke to the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security on November 14th. Attorney General … Continue reading “‘Anti-Terror’ Bill Splits Conservatives”

Alternative to Unending War

“Bin Laden’s objective,” I speculated to Hernando de Soto, Peru’s great author of The Other Path and now The Mystery of Capital, “is the expulsion of American interests from the Muslim world.” “No, no,” he replied, “it’s more than that. He wants American interests out of the whole Third World.” In this scenario, the pessimistic … Continue reading “Alternative to Unending War”

American Interventionism and The Terrorist Threat

Editors Note: Antiwar.com first published this guest column by Mr. Utley on August 16, 2001. On Tuesday morning, September 11, unknown persons attacked various targets in Manhattan and Washington, DC, in what many are already calling the most deadly terrorist (that is, non-state) attack in world history. We are republishing this piece in the hope … Continue reading “American Interventionism and The Terrorist Threat”