Tag Archives: NATO

David P. Hamilton :
NATO: An obituary

Who will follow the capitalist class clown car into future military adventures to protect the profits of fossil energy tycoons? By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | July 23, 2017 PARIS — NATO died recently. Over the past … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
NATO: An obituary

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Murray Polner :
The Ukrainian mess: Where are the skeptics?

is this another replay of the Vietnam and Iraq eras when our mass media merely echoed government spokespeople? By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | September 9, 2014 Poor Katrina van den Heuvel and husband Stephen Cohen, she the … finish reading Murray Polner :
The Ukrainian mess: Where are the skeptics?

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Jack A. Smith :
What really happened in Ukraine?

Nothing quite like this move on the geopolitical chessboard has happened since the U.S. became the world’s single superpower over two decades ago. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | April 3, 2014 “The West must understand that, … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
What really happened in Ukraine?

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Ron Jacobs :
The multi-pronged provocation of Crimea

After years of watching Washington and its NATO alliance entice and cajole traditionally Russian allies to join the western capitalist sphere, Moscow has recently begun fighting back. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 18, 2014 Recent events … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
The multi-pronged provocation of Crimea

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Harry Targ : Benghazi is the Perfect ‘Scandal’

Political cartoon by Daryl Cagle / Cagle Cartoons. Benghazi:The perfect ‘scandal’ The real ‘scandal’ is the cover-up of what the U.S. was doing in Libya. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 30, 2013 On the night of … finish reading Harry Targ : Benghazi is the Perfect ‘Scandal’

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Ron Jacobs : Turkey Plays Chicken for NATO

Turkish soldiers stand guard in Akcakale by the Turkish-Syria border. Photo by Bulent Kilic / AFP.A page from Washington’s book:Turkey plays chicken for NATO They manipulated an incident into an act of war much like the U.S. used questionable incidents … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Turkey Plays Chicken for NATO

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Harry Targ : NATO: From Fighting Socialism to Global Empire

The Big Three at Yalta, February 1545: Winston Churchill, prime minister of the United Kingdom; Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of the United States; and Joseph Stalin, Premier of the Soviet Union. Image from U.S. Department of Defense / Wikimedia Commons.NATO:From … finish reading Harry Targ : NATO: From Fighting Socialism to Global Empire

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Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Why We Oppose NATO

Graphic from Left Turn :: Virage a Gauche.Why we oppose NATO! The new NATO is a secretive and costly instrument of war and aggression. It makes its own rules and confirms its own authority. By Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers … finish reading Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Why We Oppose NATO

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David McReynolds : Libya, NATO, and International Law

Political cartoon by Gianfranco Uber / Cartoon Movement.Bombs away:Libya, NATO, and international law By David McReynolds / The Rag Blog / July 13, 2011 The original UN resolution, pressed for by France, Great Britain, and the U.S. (all three led … finish reading David McReynolds : Libya, NATO, and International Law

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Ted McLaughlin : Republicans Play Political Football With START Treaty

Political cartoon by Matson / Roll Call. UPDATE: December 22, 2010 — The New START arms control treaty with Russia was ratified by the Senate today by a 71-26 vote, with 13 Republicans crossing the aisle to support it. But … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Republicans Play Political Football With START Treaty

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Tom Hayden : Afghanistan and a Reluctant NATO

Cartoon from Florida Times-Union / Netizen News Brief.The Peace Exchange:NATO and the Afghan War By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / January 3, 2010 The White House and Pentagon are lobbying hard for an increased NATO troop commitment for … finish reading Tom Hayden : Afghanistan and a Reluctant NATO

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Blowing It in Afghanistan, Just the Same As in Iraq

Top Ten Ways the US is Turning Afghanistan into IraqBy Juan Cole / April 3, 2009 1. Exaggerating the threat. An Afghan army foot patrol was attacked by guerrillas in Helmand Province on Wednesday, according to AP. US and Afghan … finish reading Blowing It in Afghanistan, Just the Same As in Iraq

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