Saturday, May 26, 2018

TGIF: Trump's "Fire and Fury" Wouldn't Be the First for North Korea

Leave it to Donald Trump to threaten to rain "fire and fury" on the North Korean people the same week the world observed the...

TGIF: Dying for the Empire Is Not Heroic

Predictably, the news media spent most of the week examining words Donald Trump may or may not have spoken to the widow of an American...

TGIF: Operation CYA – Afghanistan

Steve Bannon's Breitbart and others notwithstanding, that was Trump being Trump when he announced he would not be quitting Afghanistan, despite the manifest futility and...

Royal Australian Navy and the Saudi blockade of Yemen

Australians love their military. Their adulation for the men and women who serve the nation perhaps ranks with the most militant and jingoistic countries...

Report: U.S. Dropped Plague-infected Fleas on North Korea in March 1952

There is a great deal of misunderstanding between the people of the United States and North Korea. This is largely due to the lack...

House Leadership Pulls a Fast One for al Qaeda

House Concurrent Resolution 81 (H.Con.Res.81) is sponsored by Representatives, Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), Walter Jones (R-NC), Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.), Thomas Massie (R-KY), and 39 other...

Yes, Aleppo was Liberated

As the Syrian government and its Russian allies conducted a campaign to re-capture the northern Syrian city of Aleppo from U.S.-backed rebel groups in...

HELP STOP WAR IN YEMEN

For continuing updates, please visit libertarianinstitute.org/Yemen Support House Concurrent Resolution 81 (H.Con.Res. 81) directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove...

Disposable Veterans and Moral Injury

America's military veterans suffer from suicide, drug dependence, homelessness at higher rates than the rest of the population. Why is that? Ostensibly these men...

By Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Trump Removes US Pretense of Neutrality

Last week, President Trump announced that the US would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The move was widely panned on the international stage,...
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