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With official public testimony, public testimonies at the time aired live in Britain and streamed live over the internet at same time, links within. Tonight, 18 February 2013, MSNBC will air a ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 05:01 AM PST with 134 Recommends
Even by the rather warlike standards of the U.S. foreign policy establishment, she's a hawk. The fact that Susan Rice will not be the next Secretary of State should give us some reason for hope, ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 65 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 05:25 PM PST with 9 Recommends
In the last few days we’ve started to see hints that Syrian End-Game is expected to involve a launch of some of Syria’s giant, and very real, stockpile of chemical and biological weapons (CBW). ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 09:42 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Since the attack in Benghazi, tensions have grown between U.S. intelligence and elements of the Syrian opposition, as have concerns expressed that foreign fighters, many of them from Libya, may pose ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 09:08 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
A major story about the escalating war in Syria was overshadowed by news of the al Qaeda attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi. Three days after that attack, The Times (UK) carried a story that a ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 12:55 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Questions have been asked why Ambassador Chris Stevens had such a small security entourage when he visited Benghazi in Eastern Libya. The answer to that is that Stevens believed that he was safe ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The attack which took the lives of the American Ambassador in Libya was far larger and better organized than first revealed, according to emerging reports, and points to the fact that Al Qaeda ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 05:30 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Very few people now alive have had the experience of what I think of as “Real War.” Oh, we still use the word “war,” but it doesn’t seem to carry the same sense of dramatic finality that ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 10, 2012 at 06:44 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
"Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event––like a new Pearl Harbor" Project for ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 132 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 09:22 PM PST with 36 Recommends
This is a first in a semi-regular, perhaps extremely sporadic and certainly not comprehensive round-up of news and analysis related to American wars, Empire, imperialism, the National Security State,
by david mizner
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 02:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Libya has been off radar here for a week or more. Meanwhile it appears that our "humanitarian intervention" has morphed quite quickly into a stated goal of regime change.
by truong son traveler
Comment Count 77 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 07:58 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The three leaders have penned an war-hawking op-ed that has an especially heavy dose of the kind of double-speaking horse-...
by david mizner
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 11:29 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
In the wake of President Obama's decision to go to war in Libya without Congressional authorization or debate, there's a heightened level of public and media cynicism about the ability of any ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Apr 04, 2011 at 11:30 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
It's a great thing that the Obama Administration has resisted calls for unilateral U.S. military action in Libya, and instead is working through the United Nations Security Council, as it is ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 94 comments on Fri Mar 18, 2011 at 11:27 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
How could I have missed this? We have to do the poll again, but this time it will contain the man who is now the most likely candidate. I hope this posts before he's gone.
by DisgruntledCurmudgeon
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 04:26 PM PST with 1 Recommend
From [http://www.populist.com/11.4.edit.html The Progressive Populist.] Popular revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt have some on the left wondering why we can’t accomplish regime change in the ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 13, 2011 at 08:15 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Many Americans are viewing current regime change in the Middle East with an attitude of phony superiority that is not sustainable from a historical perspective. Our history is full of bloody ...
by muckracker1
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 01, 2011 at 10:11 AM PST with 4 Recommends
...and he will, by next Saturday, no less. I said that this last Saturday, giving the president of Egypt no more than a week. I'm sticking to that prediction.
by DisgruntledCurmudgeon
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 31, 2011 at 10:01 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Blogger Crashing Vor said Sunday that it was time to consider "regime change" in the head of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona). Speaking on the Meet the Face program, Vor noted that, while McCain was ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Nov 29, 2010 at 07:21 AM PST with 30 Recommends
I'm in the process of completing my application for U.S. citizenship, and this little question jumped out at me: Have you ever advocated ( either directly or ...
by Cartoon Messiah
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Feb 20, 2010 at 01:36 PM PST with 17 Recommends