In a jaw-dropping example of government imposing woke mythology on an individual citizen, a Florida judge has ordered a man who defaced an LGBT mural to write a 25-page essay centered on a thoroughly false premise—that the 2016 massacre at the gay Pulse nightclub in Orlando deliberately targeted the LGBT community. Though that baseless narrative is still embraced by opportunistic activists, pandering politicians, lazy journalists and those they’ve misled, it’s been well-established since 2018 that self-described “Islamic soldier” Omar Mateen chose the club at random and that he viewed his...
Salafis Throwing Bombs: How American and British Planners Partnered With Al-Qaeda Affiliated Groups At the Start of the Syrian Civil War
Introduction In the mainstream view, al-Qaeda did not play a role in the Syria conflict until Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dispatched his deputy, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, to Syria in August 2011 to establish a wing of the group there, called Jabhat al-Nusra, or the Nusra Front. Additionally, al-Qaeda allegedly did not carry out any military operations until December 2011 and did not announce its establishment until January 2012. However, there is evidence that al-Qaeda affiliated militants were involved in the Syrian conflict much earlier. Saudi intelligence...
Reuters: "U.S. President Donald Trump has authorized the U.S. military to respond to Wednesday’s rocket attack [ALLEGEDLY] by Iran-backed militia in Iraq that killed two American troops and a British service member, the Pentagon said on Thursday. Update: WSJ: U.S., Allies Strike Iran-Backed Militias in...
But the future of the human race is in doubt. The Science of war is looking more like science fiction. Technologies that were once confined to the fevered dreams of Hollywood sci-fi directors are becoming commonplace throughout projections of tomorrows military: lasers, railguns, hypersonic missles, and secretive space planes. Welcome to the wild future of the U.S. military
Guess it doesn't surprise anyone here that we're marching around Africa doing God-knows-what for God-knows-who. For more comics visit the Webcomic Factory.
Man, the pollution the military creates is just astounding. It's just another way war is so destructive. For more comics, visit The Webcomic Factory.
Jim Bovard writes: "Trump proposes to devote almost all of the savings from cutting domestic programs into the Pentagon, whose budget would rise by $52 billion, roughly 10%. Since 9/11, the Defense Department has been Washington’s ultimate sacred cow — regardless of how badly U.S. military interventions abroad turned out. Read his USA Today column.
Fighting the Taliban in the northern town of Kunduz in a war that's been "over" for almost two years.
Grant F. Smith, director of research at the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy, discusses the longstanding US government policy of feigning ignorance of Israel’s nuclear weapons program, why the new $38 billion US pledge to Israel is unconstitutional, and “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference scheduled for March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.