Posts Tagged ‘empire’

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This is actually a major plot point in my novel Hell of a Deal.

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFPN) -- Munitions on display show the full capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert J. Horstman)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. (AFPN) — Munitions on display show the full capabilities of the B-52 Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert J. Horstman)

Obama and the military industrial complex are actively planning nuclear strikes against Russia.

US MIGHT DEPLOY MISSILES IN EUROPE TO COUNTER RUSSIA

The options go so far as one implied – but not stated explicitly – that would improve the ability of U.S. nuclear weapons to destroy military targets on Russian territory.

AP spins the Ukraine situation in typical propaganda fashion, ignoring the US and EU role in overthrowing the democratically elected government in February 2014 by hiring neo-nazi militants to execute the coup. Obama continues to escalate flashpoints toward world war.

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Edward Herman:

Golden Silences in the U.S. Propaganda System

This is dramatically illustrated when we compare the treatment of “worthy” and “unworthy” victims, categories that Noam Chomsky and I stressed in Manufacturing Consent. (Chapter 2 is entitled “Worthy and Unworthy Victims”). Worthy victims are victims of enemy and target states, whereas unworthy victims are killed by us or one of our allies or clients. We gave details on the huge media attention to the murder of a Polish priest in Communist Poland in 1984, a single worthy victim who, as we showed, got more U.S. media attention than 100 religious victims of U.S. client states in Latin America (1965-1985), taken together. The latter were treated as unworthy by virtue of the client status of the killers, although eight of the 100 were actually U.S. citizens.

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Why does the US have 800 military bases around the world?

This is according to American University professor David Vine in his forthcoming book Base Nation, in which he seeks to quantify the financial, environmental, and human costs of keeping these bases open.

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Chris Kyle built his reputation as a sniper during one of the most criminal operations of the entire occupation of Iraq, the 2nd siege of Fallujah.

This process, known as “moral disengagement”, is extremely common in militaristic societies. But what is fascinating about American Sniper is how these omissions survive in the face of overwhelming evidence of the crimes that Chris Kyle participated in. The fact that a man who participated in the 2nd siege of Fallujah — an operation that killed between 4,000 to 6,000 civiliansdisplaced 200,000, and may have created an epidemic of birth defects and cancers — can come home, be embraced as a hero, be celebrated for the number of people he has killed, write a bestselling book based on that experience, and have it made into a Hollywood film is something that we need to reflect on as a society.

More on the atrocities in Fallujah.

All hail the glorious mass murderers.

Isis fighters drive a US-made Humvee  along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province

Why the U.S. “war on terra” is a fraud

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Another Idiotic Plan to Hurt Russia

It was always empire, the grandiose visions of Brzezinski and Wolfowitz. It was always about fending off competitors: Russia and China. It is about who will own Asia and the unlimited profits contained there.

The Laussanne negotiations between Iran and the so called P5+1 group (the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany) have nothing to do with nuclear proliferation. They are, in fact, another attempt to weaken and isolate Russia by easing sanctions, thus allowing Iranian gas to replace Russian gas in Europe.