368 results found for "Syria"

By 04/10/2015

Obama Faces Tough Crowd at Americas Summit

The goodwill President Obama first enjoyed with our Latin American neighbors has thawed, in large part due to an executive order signed in March that labels Venezuela an “extraordinary threat.”

By 06/10/2015

Small Government Governors, Drone Deaths & Refugees‏: June 9, 2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Drone Deaths, Obama, and a Better Use for These Craft By Lisette Cheresson Earlier this year, two innocent hostages—one American, one Italian—were killed by a US-led unmanned drone strike meant to target al-Qaeda. By some estimates, the drone strikes that President Obama has authorized have murdered more innocent people than the […]

By 06/11/2015

Election Outlaws, World Banksters & Serengheti Selfies‏: June 11, 2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Editorial: Sheriff Out of Town, Election Cash Outlaws Rule By Klaus Marre A WhoWhatWhy editor laments the FEC’s regulatory collapse in the face of blatant election law dance-arounds. WhoWhatWhy Media Extra: Paul DeRienzo on Thom Hartmann By The WhoWhatWhy Team Paul DeRienzo appeared on the Thom Hartmann Program to talk about […]

By 06/17/2015

Russ Baker on Bush, No Love for Snowden & The Cost of War: June 17, 2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy No Love For Snowden By Klaus Marre The chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs recently praised whistleblowers, though he has been an outspoken opponent of Edward Snowden. Why the double standard when it comes to Snowden? WhoWhatWhy Media Extras: Russ Baker’s Jeb Bush Analysis By Russ Baker […]

By 07/18/2015

Classic WhoWhatWhy: Only “Lone Wolves” Commit Terror?

The Chattanooga shootings in which nine Marines were gunned down by a 24-year-old shooter is one of a long string of such unnerving events. Early word from law enforcement suggests the attack, like so many others in recent years, is being blamed on a “lone wolf”—someone with no connection to known terrorist or other organizations. The authorities almost always assure us that such incidents are isolated, carried out by individuals who are either mentally ill or irrationally hostile to “our way of life.” Back in 2012, WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker questioned this analysis. Examining the larger historical role such violence has played, Baker shows how certain incidents—including “false flag” attacks instigated by governments but blamed on dissidents—have radically transformed societies. His article is as relevant today as ever.

By 07/27/2015

Iran’s Business Plan, Obama’s Turkish Bargain & Oil Crashes: July 27, 2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Ten Indications Iran Wants Business Not Bombs By Charles Glass Longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass offers his droll, insightful, and entertaining personal take on the much-debated threat presented by Iran. He sees every indication that the country is much more interested in business than in war. WHO Obama Paid a High […]

By 08/18/2015

The Abortion Debate, Friendly Dictators & Global Markets Crash: Aug 18, 2015

VOLUNTEER!  Do you have skills you’d like to offer? We have all kinds of needs. For more info, visit our Volunteer Page. With the Boston Marathon Bombing defense seeking a new trial, in part because of prejudicial media coverage, we figure this is a good time to remind people about one news organization that worked overtime […]

By 08/26/2015

The Court’s Bloody Joke, Bush’s Cronies & Climate Refugees: Aug 26, 2015

VOLUNTEER!  Do you have skills you’d like to offer? We have all kinds of needs. For more info, visit our Volunteer Page. PUBLICITY NOTES: We’re getting more requests all the time for Russ and others to appear on radio shows and podcasts. In addition, we see our articles frequently picked up, cited, or linked to. For […]

By 09/09/2015

Visas for Al-Qaeda, Part 1: A Sordid Tale

In this remarkable first-hand account, a former US consular official describes a pipeline created by the CIA that enabled terrorists to slip into the US with ease. Among them were the mujahideen of Afghanistan — who later became al-Qaeda. Authentic and mind-blowing.