Posts Tagged ‘invasion’

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Media Worried US Won’t Occupy Syria Forever

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The Department of Defense even boasts that its “locations” include 164 countries. Put another way, it has a military presence of some sort in approximately 84% of the nations on this planet — or at least the DoD briefly claimed this.

Nick Turse, One Down, Who Knows How Many to Go?

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It’s proxy war.

How the U.S. Government Hides Foreign Interventions from the Public

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Trump Critics of Syria Withdrawal Fueled Rise of ISIS

This October, when Iran launched missile strikes against ISIS, nearly killing the ISIS emir, Baghdadi, the Pentagon complained that the missiles had struck only three kilometers from U.S. positions. The protest raised uncomfortable questions about what the top honchos of the Islamic State were doing in such close proximity to the American military, and why the U.S. was unwilling to do what Iran just had done and attack them. No answers from the Pentagon have arrived so far.

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Documents Show Facebook Has Never Deserved Your Trust

Facebook Messenger’s sneaky logging of Android users’ phone call and text message histories. When a user discovered what Messenger was doing this past spring, it caused public outrage right on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica news. Facebook responded with a “fact check” press release insisting that Messenger had never collected such data without clear user permission.

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Brazen, illegal US attack on Syrian army troops by Trump’s invaders…

All Hell Breaks Loose in Syria

U.S. troops in Syria have been doing a lot more than advising and assisting on the ground. According to Army Sgt. Major. John Wayne Troxell, one particular Marine battalion “fired more rounds in five months in Raqqa, Syria, than any other Marine artillery battalion, or any Marine or Army battalion, since the Vietnam war.”

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Here’s what the Iraq War Crime was really all about…

 US and UK oil corporations start to flaunt the spoils of imperial conquest

 Rumaila is simply huge; by some measures it is the third largest reserve of crude oil on the planet, and is currently extracting 100 million dollars worth of oil every day

To recap:

There were no “Weapons of Mass Destrucion.”
There were no “Saddam ties to Al Qaeda.”

Those were lies.

There was plenty of valuable oil.

That’s the truth.