How are you celebrating the tenth anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s death? There are plenty of reasons not to be smug about it. Because this “accomplishment” set a pattern for a continuing series of bloody disasters.
America and its allies appear about to launch a war against Syria. The justification is that the regime of Bashar al-Assad is using chemical weapons against the Syrian people. But a closer look raises doubts about whether Assad is using the weapons, whether the US-backed opposition is using them—or some combination. This is a timely must-read.
British documentary offers cause for concern in more ways than one.
In this classic bit from early 90s, the comedian/commentator Bill Hicks weighs in on the First Gulf War, George HW Bush, manipulating the masses, and more.