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Behind the Madness in Iraq

Behind the Madness in Iraq

06.13.2014
The U.S. had no business invading Iraq. We left behind a vengeance-driven Shiite regime aligned with Iran. Now the sectarian war in Syria...
'Mission Accomplished' Reversed: Iraq Is the New Afghanistan

'Mission Accomplished' Reversed: Iraq Is the New Afghanistan

06.13.2014
The country has become the new Afghanistan -- a center of attraction and a training ground for the next generation of jihadist fighters...
What's Happening in Pakistan?

What's Happening in Pakistan?

06.13.2014
What is happening in that country that makes people so hard-hearted, vicious, and sadistic? If Pakistan will not come to the aid of its...
Colombia's Peace Talks with FARC: A Political Conspiracy?

Colombia's Peace Talks with FARC: A Political Conspiracy?

06.12.2014
The future of Colombia had never been so dark and uncertain. Two years ago, President Juan Manuel Santos embarked the country into a negotiation...
U.S. Resumes Drone Campaign In Pakistan With Strike Killing 4

U.S. Resumes Drone Campaign In Pakistan With Strike Killing 4

06.11.2014
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Ending a five-month hiatus, the Central Intelligence Agency resumed its drone campaign in Pakistan on Wednesday...
The Syrian Conundrum: The Growing Threat of Returning Jihadi Fighters

The Syrian Conundrum: The Growing Threat of Returning Jihadi Fighters

06.10.2014
With Assad's armed forces seemingly on the verge of military victory over the rebels, it is important to ask what will happen to the ever-increasing...
The Right Didn't Mind When Bush Paid A Ransom To Terrorists

The Right Didn't Mind When Bush Paid A Ransom To Terrorists

06.10.2014
The Bowe Bergdahl story moves to the hearing stage this week, so we’ll be treated to the sight of preening House Republicans trying to...

You Won't Believe How Off-Target Grid Security Really Is

06.10.2014
The British government wants to put cybercriminals who target the nation's energy sector behind bars for life. Many of the worst power...

What Drives Anti-Government Extremists

06.10.2014
The horrendous ambush assassination of two Las Vegas police officers at a pizzeria and the killing of a good Samaritan by a violent young...

How to Combat Nigeria's Boko Haram

06. 9.2014
If Boko Haram is unwilling -- and the Nigerian government is unable -- to end the ongoing streak of injustices, terror and chaos, then...

Pakistan: "It's Happening Right Now"

06. 9.2014
The most important thing for Americans to know about the Karachi attack is not any geopolitical upshot, but the fact that innocent Pakistanis...
We Sent Americans to Fight In Afghanistan; Blaming Bergdahl Doesn't Absolve Us Of Guilt

We Sent Americans to Fight In Afghanistan; Blaming Bergdahl Doesn't Absolve Us Of Guilt

06. 6.2014
Our nation sent its soldiers into a dangerous part of the world, knowing full well that Americans would not be coming back home. If you...

Commander Behind Bin Laden Killing: FBI/DHS Wasting Time Tracking Environmentalists

06. 5.2014
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDave Cooper, Command Master Chief SEAL (Retired) for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU),...
Retired Navy SEAL Says Keystone XL Would Be Highly Vulnerable To Attacks

Retired Navy SEAL Says Keystone XL Would Be Highly Vulnerable To Attacks

Kate Sheppard  06. 4.2014
WASHINGTON – If constructed, the Keystone XL pipeline would be highly vulnerable to terrorist attacks, according to a paper that an environmental...