Category: US

American Imperialism

US pushing for war, threatening Iran and Russia

In the wake of last weekend’s US-British-French missile strikes on Syria, a campaign is growing in the American political and military/intelligence establishment for a wider war that would threaten a nuclear conflict with Russia.

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OMG, Using “Never Again” Upsets Holocaust Survivors

Student-turned-activist David Hogg has written a book about the Parkland, Florida school shooting and his anti-gun movement. However, its title ‘Never Again’ has angered Holocaust survivors and their relatives.

Putin vs Trump

Reckless Trump Versus Cautious Putin

The Kremlin had warned Washington that Russia would fend off any strike that jeopardized its servicemen in Syria. The West respected that red line by giving advance notice of Saturday’s attack, just as it did a year ago when it struck a Syrian air base.

Mad Dog Mattis and Mad Bipolar Trump

Mad Dog Mattis Not So Mad After All

Defense Secretary James Mattis’ cautionary tone on Syria could land him in hot water with Trump, but the president probably can’t afford to shake up his Cabinet right now, former CIA officer Philip Giraldi told RT.

Pompeo Hearing

The Truly Exceptional Arrogance Of Pompous Pompeo

Facing widespread opposition from Democrats over his political beliefs, Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s nominee to take over the State Department, took a hard line on Russia in his confirmation hearing.

Tomahawk

US Attack on Syria Is Futile but Serves a Purpose

The United Nations Security Council turned down a compromise resolution on Syria, proposed by Sweden and seconded by Russia seeking investigation on the alleged chemical attack in Douma. Five countries supported the resolution with two permanent members – United States and Britain – opposing it.

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Trump has a strange habit of picking the wrong people

Mike Pompeo is expected to face a tough confirmation hearing on Thursday – but more dangerous hurdles await him as secretary of state. With tensions mounting in the Middle East, what kind of diplomat would Pompeo be?

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