The Banal Justification for Directing the US Surveillance State at World Leaders

By: Friday October 25, 2013 11:00 am

Do we want a future where each and every country builds up surveillance apparatuses and turns them on one another to advance their agendas? Or do we want to discourage this and argue countries should not act with such naked self-interest and instead be more open and cooperative with another?


False Flags and Persian Fantasies

By: Saturday October 6, 2012 5:00 pm

Why does the Grey Lady continue to employ David Sanger, didn’t they learn anything from the sordid Judith Affair…?

Why Peaceniks Should Care About the Afghanistan Study Group Report

By: Friday September 10, 2010 4:10 pm

The report of the Afghanistan Study Group makes arguments that stand a good chance of moving the Washington debate towards ending the war.

John Kerry Finds a War with Which He Can Flirt

By: Tuesday October 27, 2009 2:44 pm

Senator John Kerry came back from Afghanistan calling President Hamid Karzai a “patriot” and supportive of a plan “closer to McChrystal than to Biden,” meaning he loves him some counterinsurgency, just not in the doses prescribed by Gen. McChrystal. Kerry’s Monday speech to the Council on Foreign Relations shows that in sipping the COIN Kool-Aid, [...]

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