Category: War Terrorism
The New York Times is a very good newspaper, except where ideology and party line demands intrude. Unfortunately these intrusions occur often and are of great importance.
On May 21, 2015, the Colombian Air Force (FAC) bombed the base camp of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) killing 26 guerrillas. Three days later, FAC bombed other FARC bases killing 14 more guerrillas.
How the Predator and Extra-Judicial Execution Became Washington’s Calling Cards
According to a report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, “At least 2,464 people have now been killed by U.S. drone strikes outside the country’s declared war zones [Afghanistan and Iraq] since President Barack Obama’s inauguration six years ago.”
Drones are on the verge of being able to stay in the air for weeks and maybe months on end. They can not only have weapons for shredding people like a giant disposal might, but also super cameras
The eternal emphasis on militarism, even when it’s portrayed as triumphalism, has the effect of ratcheting up anxiety
If you can’t understand why some communities are lashing out, I suggest spending more time in cities and suburbs such as Detroit, La Chêne Pointu, Cleveland, Bondy, Stockton, or Corbeil-Essonnes
So this, in the heart of Europe, is what blowback feels like. This is what people feel in the Waziristans when a wedding party is incinerated by a Hellfire missile
A look st Confessions of a Terrorist: a novel by Richard Jackson
Will the War on Terror Be the Template for the Ebola Crisis?