Tag Archives: Syria

Information Battle Space

There has been an obsessive focus on disinformation and “fake news” since Trump’s surprise election in 2016 as our feral elite seem determined to blame unofficial narratives rather than their disastrous mismanagement of the American empire. Increasingly, it does not … Continue reading

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White Helmets

I learned a lot about US and UK propaganda from the Syrian civil war, where western narrative managers advocated for military intervention and regime-change. And now we’re seeing the same kinds of media deceptions and full-throated propaganda in Ukraine. With … Continue reading

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Of the erosion of international norms of war and the Western commitment to them

For the last five years we’ve been bombarded by story after story of Trump being a secret Russian agent directed personally by Vladimir Putin, while the Russians are portrayed as being particularly villainous. Why, dear reader, do you think that … Continue reading

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It’s all projection

  Let’s review what Russia-gate was all about. And no, it wasn’t about Russia interfering in our precious democracy. It was in response to Russian actions in the Middle-East and in the Ukraine that thwarted US plans for domination. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Hard men with guns

  President Trump announced recently that US troops would be leaving Syria, setting off a firestorm of criticism across the political spectrum and echoed by the corporate media. In the middle of this barrage of negative publicity it’s useful to examine … Continue reading

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Lost their minds

  Liberals have lost their minds over something Trump did. I know, big surprise. This time, what’s got them in a tizzy is Trump’s announcement that he’s pulling US troops out of Syria, where they’ve been stationed illegally as part of … Continue reading

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Profiles in Courage

  In a courageous speech delivered on the House floor just two days after the nation memorialized 9/11, Democratic Hawaiian Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday slammed Washington’s longtime support to anti-Assad jihadists in Syria, while also sounding the alarm over the current … Continue reading

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Quagmires

  I still wonder if Trump would have carried out his promise of better relations with Russia and less interventionist foreign policies absent Russia-gate? I ask this question because a confluence of events in Syria is increasing the danger of war with … Continue reading

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Speaking ill of the dead

  We’re not supposed to speak ill of the dead but that only applies to normal people like you and I. Politicians like John McCain who’ve spent their entire lives advocating for war while palling around with terrorists and Nazi’s don’t … Continue reading

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Hero’s of the Resistance

  The Resistance has embraced a rogues gallery of characters to oppose Trump since his surprise victory over their favored candidate–Hillary Clinton. There’s been former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) head Michael Hayden, and former Director of … Continue reading

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