“The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous...The war is waged by the ruling group against its own subjects and its object is not the victory over either Eurasia or East Asia, but to keep the very structure of society intact.” George Orwell...
Staggering Figure Amounts to 8% of Population of Gaza August 7 marks the ten-month anniversary of the Israeli attack on Gaza. A study by The Lancet, the prestigious British peer-reviewed medical journal, warns that the death toll could be 186,000 or more, almost five times the “official” figure of just over 38,000 and...
“Rwanda is not defined by a geographical space; it is a state of mind." – Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA) Brigadier General Frank Rusagara. The eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been in a state of permanent war, depopulation and plunder since 1996 when the DRC (then Zaire)...
The attempted assassination of Donald Trump on July 13th changed the political situation in the United States and especially surrounding the 2024 election in an instant. The Biden campaign canceled events and advertisements, while the Trump campaign began preparing for the Republican National Convention happening this week...
Vance’s top funder, Peter Thiel, co-founded the data-analytics company Palantir, which has the CIA as a client, and was an early investor in Facebook, the CIA’s “wet dream.” Surging in the polls after surviving an assassination attempt, Donald Trump boosted his prospects of becoming the next president by nominating J....
At the start of June, Admiral Robert Bauer, head of NATO’s military committee, announced that the military alliance had finalized plans to recognize state-backed cyberattacks on its members as a dedicated pretext for activating Article 5. Reportedly “a joint decision of all allies,” from now on, foreign hacking blitzes...
Confronted with an incoherent assertion, an exasperated Bertrand Russell once sighed, “Statements of this kind, I must confess, leave me gasping, and I hardly know where to begin.” I found myself repeatedly having the same thought while making my way through a delusional new book about the intelligence community. Big...
Will a formidable peace movement ever emerge that can succeed in stopping it? This past week, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) celebrated its 75th anniversary by hosting a summit in Washington, D.C., where its founding treaty was signed. A declaration issued at the summit made clear NATO’s intent to continuously...
Lack of evidence can never be acknowledged, because it would undercut the rationale for military intervention. In June 2021, the Biden White House issued a statement approving the decision of the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague to affirm its conviction of Serb General Ratko...
About ten years ago, I attended a lecture by noted anti-war author Andrew Bacevich, a professor of international relations at Boston University and former Army colonel whose son died in Iraq. Bacevich provided critical commentary on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and then advocated for restoring the draft...

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