Wall Street Journal Runs Op-Ed Claiming All Palestinians Are Worthy Of Death

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 9:37 am

While it is no secret that American mainstream media coverage is heavily biased in favor of Israel, rarely does the establishment media side with those advocating the genocide of the Palestinians. And yet, the Wall Street Journal decided to run an op-ed written by Thane Rosenbaum which claims all those in Gaza have lost their [...]

ISIS Declares Caliphate In Syria And Iraq

By: Monday June 30, 2014 4:40 am

Map shows large stretches of territory in Iraq controlled by ISIS – enabling flood of militants from Syria pic.twitter.com/y2lNyf3rIt — BBC Outside Source (@BBCOS) June 23, 2014 The Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISIS) has renamed itself the “Islamic State” and claims to have established a caliphate in parts of what are still recognized [...]

FBI Hid Existence Of Mole Who Met With Bin Laden From Other Parts Of Government

By: Thursday February 27, 2014 5:56 am

The public are not the only ones the federal agencies are keeping information from – they also are deceiving each other and Congress. According to a report by NBC News the FBI had a mole within Al Qaeda who even met with Osama Bin Laden but hid the information from Congressional investigators and the 9/11 [...]

US Drone Strike In Pakistan Blows Up Afghanistan Peace Talks

By: Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 am

Though few Americans may give it much thought, the country remains at war in Afghanistan. The war has already cost the lives of 2,192 American service members with the financial costs running in the hundreds of billions of dollars. And with that expending of blood and treasure has come next to nothing in tangible results [...]

Brennan Testimony Contradicts Zero Dark Thirty On Torture

By: Monday February 11, 2013 7:05 am

During his confirmation hearing CIA Director nominee John Brennan was asked what role the Enhanced Interrogation/Torture Program had in finding the location of Osama Bin Laden. The question was raised due to numerous Bush Administration officials publicly claiming that torture yielded the information that was vital in planning the Osama Bin Laden raid. That view [...]

Bush Administration Ignored Multiple Warnings of 9-11, Claimed Bin Laden Attack Fake Cover for Saddam

By: Tuesday September 11, 2012 6:57 am

Today is the day in our quadrennial orgy of political campaigning where the two sides lay down their arms and grow silent in commemoration of 9/11. Ads get pulled, candidates lay wreaths, the military gets praised. Therefore, it took serious guts for the New York Times to publish an op-ed from Kurt Eichenwald, based on [...]

Romney Attacks Obama for National Security Leaks

By: Tuesday July 24, 2012 8:55 am

At a speech today before the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will attack the President for intelligence leaks designed to bolster the Administration’s foreign policy record. But instead of focusing on the leaks that show a clear double standard, or the leaks actually being investigated by the Justice Department, Romney will [...]

Over 20 Navy SEALs Killed in Helicopter Shoot-Down in Afghanistan

By: Saturday August 6, 2011 10:05 am

The late-night Chinook helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed up to 31 Americans and 7 Afghans killed over 20 Navy SEALs, including members of Seal Team Six, the same unit that participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. “It’s a big loss” for the SEALs,” one of the officials said. The numbers are [...]

The “Bin Laden Option” – US Wants Bases in Afghanistan

By: Thursday June 9, 2011 10:15 am

The White House may not want to admit that all their nation-building projects in Afghanistan are destined to crumble, but common sense dictates that as the expected outcome. It’s another reason why, after 10 years of war, and the sinking of thousands of lives and billions of dollars into the region, most Americans just want [...]

Afghanistan Poll Shows Increased Support for Significant Troop Reductions

By: Tuesday June 7, 2011 8:50 am

This Washington Post headline about support for the Afghanistan war rising is half-right at best. First of all, support in measured in the question of whether the war is worth fighting. The killing of Osama bin Laden almost certainly colored the opinions of those who may have otherwise looked skeptically on the war. But that’s [...]

Ahead of Obama, Posthumous Bin Laden Tape Praises the Arab Uprising

By: Thursday May 19, 2011 7:30 am

Like Tupac upstaging a younger rapper with a release from the grave, Al Qaeda has released Osama bin Laden’s final message just hours before President Obama gives a speech on the importance of the Arab uprising. In it, bin Laden praises the Arab uprising: In the recording, first shared on Islamist websites, bin Laden praises [...]

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