Radio host and noted Libertarian Lew Rockwell has a few questions for Russ Baker about the Boston Bombing—and the larger framework of militarism, propaganda, media failures, and other issues related to the security state and freedom. Russ has a few answers.
Two mainstream magazine editors and one former NSC member express skepticism about reports of the Assad regime preparing to use chemical weapons against insurgents.
More evidence that Osama bin Laden was an excuse for perpetual war, and grabbing mineral resources.
Most people do not know about Gen. Wesley Clark’s astonishing assertion: that he was told of US plans to use 9/11 as an excuse to invade seven countries in five years.
A former Olympic official forecasts smooth sailing…absent some nutty “lone wolf.” What have we learned about lone wolves versus state actors?
Obama accidentally airs an incautious private remark. Romney accuses Obama of a hidden agenda when it comes to (at least) foreign policy, and gets himself in a bit of hot water. What’s the back story to this squabble over open-air diplomacy, and is Russia really America’s Real “Number One Foe”? Here’s a look at the power politics behind the gaffes.
I continue to be fascinated by the leaks that are coming out of the Pentagon during the Obama administration. On Wednesday, the New York Times published an article that, in the electronic edition, was headlined “Russian Subs Patrolling Off East Coast of U.S.” Pretty ominous. Even more so in the print edition, on page A5, Read More