My article against Memorial Day drew a lot of ire and attention. This should not have been surprising; I was making a controversial statement. What did surprise me, however, was that many critics were self-described libertarians or former libertarians. There were many...
COI #429: Czech Gen Warns NATO Is Approaching a Direct War with Russia
On COI #429, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover dangerous escalations against Russia, amid the war in Ukraine, as well as Washington’s destructive role in the Middle East. Kyle details how the debt ceiling deal reached between the House GOP and the Joe Biden...
Israel Launches Drills Simulating ‘Multi-Front War’ as US CENTCOM Chief Observes
Israel launched major military drills preparing for war with Hezbollah, Syria and Iran on Monday. The exercises, Israel’s largest since “Chariots of Fire” in May 2022, aim to simulate a conflict which begins with fighting in the north and then spreads to other fronts, namely Iran.
The West at War w/Jim Jatras and Daniel McAdams
Jim Jatras and Daniel McAdams joined me to discuss the Global American Empire’s (GAE) war against Russia and tradition in order to empower and enrich the elites of the western world. Ron Paul Institute The Marc Clair Show Discord Year Zero YouTube Libertarian...
US Announces ‘Countermeasures’ to Russia’s Suspension of Nuclear Treaty
The Joe Biden administration said it will walk away from some of its obligations under the landmark New START Treaty after the Kremlin ended its participation in the agreement earlier this year.
State Dept. Says Pentagon Preventing Cooperation with International Court
A State Department official told Congress the Pentagon is stopping the US government from working with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Russians, including President Vladimir Putin, over the invasion of Ukraine.
News Roundup 6/1/2023
US News The former CIA officer, Brian Jeffrey Raymond, is accused of sexually assaulting 20 incapacitated women, but the case against him could fall apart because of the botched execution of the search warrant by the State and Justice Departments. NBC News The debt...
Washington’s Never-Ending Love Affair with Sanctions
One of the more puzzling features of the U.S. approach to world affairs is how officials persist in their enthusiasm for economic sanctions as a worthwhile policy tool despite massive evidence regarding their futility. More than three decades ago, Gary Hufbauer,...
Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal of March 31, 2023 (page A20, if you must know) featured this headline: “Turkey’s Parliament Ratifies NATO bid.” Here is the first paragraph of this entry: “The Turkish parliament ratified Finland’s entrance into the NATO on Thursday, removing...
Debt-Ceiling Theater Masks True Depth of DC’s Red Ink
As the latest debt-ceiling drama winds down, Americans are varyingly exasperated, angered, anxious and maybe even a little bit entertained by the spectacle. While their emotions vary, most citizens have something in common: They don’t realize they’re being misled...
Iran Resolves IAEA Concerns Over ‘Undeclared Site’ and Highly Enriched Uranium Particles
Tehran has put to bed at least two of the UN nuclear watchdog’s outstanding inquiries over one of the three so-called ‘undeclared sites,’ where trace particles of unprocessed uranium had been found previously, as well as some recently discovered highly enriched uranium particles, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
5/26/23 Nick Turse on the Crimes of Henry Kissinger
Download Episode. Scott talks with journalist Nick Turse about a series of articles he wrote to mark Henry Kissinger’s 100th birthday. Scott and Turse reflect on all the destructive policies Kissinger helped enact during his long career in government and try to...
NATO Holds Arctic War Games Hours From Russian Border
The North Atlantic alliance began military drills hosted by Finland just miles from the Russian border. An American defense official said the war games show the bloc’s commitment to the newest member of NATO.
Berlin Orders Moscow to Close Consulates in Germany
As relations between Russia and Germany continue to spiral downward amid the war in Ukraine, the two nations engaged in tit for tat moves including ordering the closure of consulates and placing limitations on the number of diplomatic personnel in each country, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
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