Category: War Terrorism

Edward S. Herman: Soft Power Dictatorships

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.

James Petras: Peace Negotiations or War Preparations?

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.

Grégoire Chamayou: Manhunters, Inc.

How the Predator and Extra-Judicial Execution Became Washington’s Calling Cards

Bill Berkowitz: Drone Assassinations Are Being Carried Out in Our Name

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.”

Michael Albert: Do Not Drone Me

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

Nan Levinson: The Big Dick School of American Patriotism

The eternal emphasis on militarism, even when it’s portrayed as triumphalism, has the effect of ratcheting up anxiety

Vincent Emanuele: Understanding Blowback, Violence and Uprisings

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

Pepe Escobar: ​Who profits from killing Charlie?

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

Richard Falk: Terrorism, Torture, and the Problem of Evil in Our Time

A look st Confessions of a Terrorist: a novel by Richard Jackson

Karen J. Greenberg: Fighting the Last War

Will the War on Terror Be the Template for the Ebola Crisis?

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