Category: US Military

Nuclear War: Making sense of the “super fuse” scare

  The Saker or weeks now I have been getting panicked emails with readers asking me whether the USA had developed a special technology called “super fuses” which would make it possible for the USA to successfully pull-off a (preemptive) disarming first strike against Russia. Super-fuses were also mentioned in combination with an alleged lack by Russia of a functioningREAD ON

Trump’s New Era of Militarism and Mendacity

by MELVIN GOODMAN Counterpunch In April 1953, soon after the death of Joseph Stalin, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his “cross of Iron” speech, warning against “destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.”  Eisenhower wanted to avoid the enormous domestic price that would accompany unwarranted military spending.  And military spending, he emphasized, meant “spending the sweat ofREAD ON

Is Trump Moderating US Foreign Policy? Hardly

by CONN HALLINAN “Chaos,” “dismay,” “radically inept” — those are just a few of the recent headlines analyzing Donald Trump’s foreign policy. In truth, disorder would seem to be the strategy of the day. Picking up the morning newspaper or tuning on the national news sometimes feels akin to opening up a basket filled with spitting cobras and Gabon Vipers. But theREAD ON

Okinawans live with Uncle Sam’s jackboot on their throats and way of life. Jeff J. Brown on Press TV 161223

  f you live on Okinawa, Japan, count your blessings if you don’t get murdered, assaulted, raped, robbed, burglarized, arsoned and vandalized by one of the 49,000 Americans occupying this tiny island the size of Luxembourg, not to mention the disgusting environmental degradation. You don’t have to look hard. There is one US occupier for every 30 local citizens. PicturedREAD ON

US Media Finds “Hidden Hand” In War On Yemen. U.S. Acted in “Self-Defense” against Yemen

=By= Moon of Alabama [PHOTO: “Guided missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) has launched Tomahawk missiles against Yemen’s Houthi fighters …” (Naval Today)] esterday (10/13/16) the U.S. openly attacked Yemen by firing cruise missiles against old Yemeni radar stations. This, allegedly, in response to four missiles fired on two days against a U.S. destroyer at the Yemeni coast. The U.S.READ ON

Was it Mutiny? U.S. Rulers Split Over Syria

By BAR executive editor Glen Ford he American bombing of Syrian soldiers was no “mistake” – it was a mutiny by the War Party in the U.S. military and government, who want victory for the jihadists. “The war hawks have never forgiven Obama or ceased denouncing his failure to ‘finish off’ Assad” in 2013. They hope that a President HillaryREAD ON

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#muschniwogdowis of the day: Syria.

Iris Vander Pluym Special Contributing Editor, Cultural & Political Affairs Today’s report in Most US Citizens Have No Idea What Our Government Does Or Who It Serves (#muschniwogdowis) follows. he United States violated its ceasefire commitments with Russia, flew four military aircraft and a drone out of Iraq and bombed the shit out of a fragile Syrian Arab Army positionREAD ON