Tag Archives: Sunni terrorism

Friends like these

  There’s an effort underway to force the US to attack Iran. The pressure is coming from the putative allies of the US in the Middle-East: Saudi Arabia and Israel. Of course this crazy idea is also supported by the … Continue reading

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The Orb

  We live in a post-satire world. There is no more glaring example of this than the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, where US president Donald Trump visited to participate in this Orwellian photo-op. Seriously, … Continue reading

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Bigger Fish to Fry

  The death of Supreme Court Justice Scalia and what it portends for domestic politics is a monumental story. One of the wildest presidential campaigns of recent memory just got a whole lot more complicated with the politics of the … Continue reading

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The Memory Hole

  The successful Russian intervention in Syria’s civil war is causing a great hue and cry within US media and think-tanks. The latest outburst is, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency, by Charles Lister, a visiting Fellow … Continue reading

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Factions

  Seymour Hersh’s new article makes abundantly clear that the American deep state has factions that are vying for supremacy. “…at some point some other military leaders decided that they couldn’t follow the policy, because it was nonsensical, and did something … Continue reading

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Reaping the Whirlwind

I feel like a lonely voice in the wilderness, warning of the consequences of US foreign policies.  The polices our elite have chosen–that of employing Sunni terrorists to smash any secular government that puts its citizens ahead of US corporations–have … Continue reading

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