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Divine Missions of Destruction: Why a US War with Iran is Virtually Inevitable

    Divine Missions of Destruction: Why a US War with Iran is Virtually Inevitable

The 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal between the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council + Germany (P5+1) and Iran was supposed to usher in a new beginning. It was supposed to bring stability to the Middle East and lead to the resolution of multiple conflicts, and for a short period of time, it seemed…

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Trump Pardoning War Criminals, Prosecuting Whistleblowers

    Trump Pardoning War Criminals, Prosecuting Whistleblowers

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has already made clear his soft spot for war criminals, having brought one – Elliot Abrams – into his administration. Then, earlier this month, Trump pardoned Army First Lieutenant Michael Behenna. Now, reports indicate Trump is just getting started. And while Trump appears to be making moves to pardon more…

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Yemen Protests Trump Veto of Congressional Resolution to Stop Supporting Saudi War

    Yemen Protests Trump Veto of Congressional Resolution to Stop Supporting Saudi War

SANA’A, YEMEN — Tens of thousands of Yemenis held demonstrations in the country’s capital, Sana`a, Hodeida, Sada`a and others provinces on Friday to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump’s veto of a U.S. congressional resolution directing him to end support for the Saudi-led Coalition’s war against Yemen. In what can only be described as boost to…

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American Wars Are off the Charts Under Donald Trump

    American Wars Are off the Charts Under Donald Trump

Here’s a statement it might be hard to disagree with: American war is off the charts. Still, I’d like to explain — but I’m nervous about doing so. I know perfectly well that the next word I plan to write will send most of you tumbling elsewhere in a universe in which “news” is the…

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Yemen: Trump Vetos Bill to End US Support, Houthis Add New Missiles, Saudi Arabia and Sudan Dig in

  Yemen: Trump Vetos Bill to End US Support, Houthis Add New Missiles, Saudi Arabia and Sudan Dig in

SANA’A, YEMEN — U.S. president Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance to Saudi Arabia’s for its war in Yemen. The U.S. provides billions of dollars of  sophisticated weapons to the Saudi-led coalition. Members of Congress, lad mostly by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, have expressed outrage over…

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The Trump-Netanyahu Ticket Wins the Israeli Election

  The Trump-Netanyahu Ticket Wins the Israeli Election

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who secured his fifth premiership in Tuesday’s elections, colluded with U.S. President Donald Trump, Netanyahu’s own tweets reveal. The U.S. and Israel, both founded as settler-colonial states, have a symbiotic relationship. And just as Israeli spies have meddled in American elections, the U.S. has long meddled…

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Lee Camp Weighs in on Mueller Report, Self-Defeating Media, and “Dingle Sticks”

  Lee Camp Weighs in on Mueller Report, Self-Defeating Media, and “Dingle Sticks”

Opinion — Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his extensive 300-plus-page report on whether or not the Trump team colluded with Russia and/or obstructed justice with no new charges against President Donald Trump’s associates. The Trump team did not immediately react to the report and stayed quiet on Twitter, which he uses quite often. Political comedian…

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Lessons for the Progressive Left From the ‘Failed’ Mueller Inquiry

  Lessons for the Progressive Left From the ‘Failed’ Mueller Inquiry

Here are three important lessons for the progressive left to consider now that it is clear the inquiry by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russia-gate is never going to uncover collusion between Donald Trump’s camp and the Kremlin in the 2016 presidential election.   No. 1: Painting the Pig’s face The left never had a dog in…

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There Will Be No Repercussions for the Media’s RussiaGate Conspiracy Theorists

  There Will Be No Repercussions for the Media’s RussiaGate Conspiracy Theorists

WASHINGTON – Friday marked the end of months of speculation, as Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller delivered his report into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election to the attorney general. The headline conclusion of Mueller’s report was reported far and wide: there would be no new indictments for collusion. As the…

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Bolsonaro at Langley: New US Lapdog Pays Homage to the Empire

  Bolsonaro at Langley: New US Lapdog Pays Homage to the Empire

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA — Brazil’s new fascist president, Jair Bolsonaro, touched down in Washington to pay homage at the CIA headquarters and to visit President Donald Trump, with whom he met on Tuesday. All reports are that the meeting between the two heads of state went very well — not surprisingly, given how similar their…

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