Tag Archives: Al Qaeda

Tom Hayden :
The Taliban are winning

This war never should have happened because it was always unwinnable, unaffordable, and therefore unpopular. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | March 12, 2014 The U.S. national security elite, mainstream media, and therefore most of the American people, … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The Taliban are winning

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Steve Russell :
Fallujah on fire again

Had the Iraqis been willing to sign the Status of Forces Agreement, our troops would as we speak be lined up to bleed over Fallujah for a third time. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2014 … finish reading Steve Russell :
Fallujah on fire again

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Lamar W. Hankins : How George W. Bush Aided the Terrorists

Mission accomplished! Have Bush’s (and Obama’s) policies boosted terrorist recruitment? Photo from Reuters. How George W. Bush aided the terrorists(According to the government) Bush’s bogus war in Iraq; the atrocities at Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, and “black site” prisons; waterboarding and … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : How George W. Bush Aided the Terrorists

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Lamar W. Hankins : Killing of Anwar al-Awlaki is Assault on the Constitution

Genghis Khan (R-Mongolia). How much progress have we made? Image from the genghis kahn.An assault on the Constitution:The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki It is hard to see that we have made much progress beyond the world of Genghis Khan nine … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Killing of Anwar al-Awlaki is Assault on the Constitution

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Curbing John O’Neill : The Pipeline and the Saudi-Al Qaeda Connection

The late John P. O’Neill, former assistant director of the FBI, saw threat of bin Laden early on. O’Neill’s attempts to investigate connections with Saudis were thwarted.John O’Neill, the Trans Afghanistan Pipeline:The Saudis, the Bushes and bin LadenBy Sherman DeBrosse … finish reading Curbing John O’Neill : The Pipeline and the Saudi-Al Qaeda Connection

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Drone Attacks: Killing Civilians at the Rate of Fifty to One

60 drone hits kill 14 al-Qaeda men, 687 civiliansBy Amir Mir / April 10, 2009 LAHORE — Of the 60 cross-border predator strikes carried out by the Afghanistan-based American drones in Pakistan between January 14, 2006 and April 8, 2009, … finish reading Drone Attacks: Killing Civilians at the Rate of Fifty to One

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Cleaning Up the Guantanamo Mess: Worthington Provides Some Valuable Details

How Cooking For The Taliban Gets You Life In GuantánamoBy Andy Worthington / February 01, 2009 Those of us who prefer justice to arbitrary and unaccountable detention without charge or trial were delighted when, last week, Barack Obama fulfilled a … finish reading Cleaning Up the Guantanamo Mess: Worthington Provides Some Valuable Details

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Memo to Obama : We Must Rethink Afghanistan Policy

Afghani Taliban: closer ties with Al Qaeda. Americans need an open and full discussion of the grim situation in Afghanistan, and the Obama administration needs to set very limited objectives. The public needs to know that the situation in Afghanistan … finish reading Memo to Obama : We Must Rethink Afghanistan Policy

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