By Scott Ritter Special to Consortium News Regime change, not disarmament, was always the driving factor behind U.S. policy towards Saddam Hussein. Powell knew this because he helped craft the original policy. The New York Times Magazine has published a puff piece soft-peddling former Secretary of State Colin […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss new comments from the source of the infamous Steele Dossier.
Trad News The mainstream media seem anxious to pass off the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess as a random killing by “some crazy third world person” (+NAXALT). How convenient! But this case has already started to look strange, with the revelations that the killer Ali Harbi […]
By Spengler Starting this column, I couldn’t have envisioned what smartphones and social media would do to a generation. This series of essays debuted in January 2000 with a meditation on tech stocks. I forecast that – contrary to the then-prevailing wisdom – internet equities would blossom by […]
Ryan Grim, Michael Starr Hopkins, and Emily Jashinsky discuss the virtues and pitfalls of corporate wokeness.
Zac & Gavin react to Ryan Grim, Emily Jashinsky and Kim Iversen’s debate over China in a new segment of The Hill’s Rising.
Krystal takes a look at the propaganda being published by CNN on behalf of the UAE, a repressive dictatorship in the middle east whose values go against everything CNN claims to stand for
Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2021 Book, Enough Already: Time to End the War on […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Emily Jashinsky debate the consequences of a new popular Chinese war epic set to become the world’s top grossing film of 2021.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, Emily Jashinsky, and Robby Soave discuss to the latest controversy surrounding Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream.
Saagar lays out the extent to which Wall Street has been captured by China and he explains why the China question is crucial to the future of American politics and the economy
The Hill’s Rafael Bernal breaks down the “daunting task” the U.S. faces in rebuilding diplomatic relations with Haiti.
By Tim O’Donnell The Week Big changes in China have some worried a new version of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution is underway. Here’s everything you need to know. Chinese President Xi Jinping is cracking down on several sectors of Chinese society, including technology and entertainment. This has […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week Gen. Ray Odierno, credited with leading the 2007 “surge” of U.S. troops in Iraq, died Friday at age 67. Meanwhile, Iraq held its latest national elections. The coincidence should serve as a reminder of how little the United States accomplished in that failed war — […]
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff are joined by foreign policy expert Jacob Helberg to consider the actions America should take to avoid war with China over Taiwan.
By Ben Norton, Grayzone Western governments in the NATO military alliance are developing tactics of “cognitive warfare,” using the supposed threats of China and Russia to justify waging a “battle for your brain” in the “human domain,” to “make everyone a weapon.” NATO is developing new forms of […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley There are few things that strike terror in the dark hearts of god fearing, beef eating, Republicans like the scourge of the Squad. Transgender bathrooms, the female orgasm, pissing off the Israel Lobby. All pale in comparison to […]
Iran would be crazy if they were NOT trying to develop nukes. The Week Staff Iran is closer to a bomb than ever before. Is a new nuclear deal possible? Here’s everything you need to know: What is Iran’s nuclear status? Iran doesn’t have nukes yet, but it […]
In this interview, Scott goes into a great deal of discussion of how the neocons are essentially a network of family dynasties and their associates, who collectively form a de facto Trotskyist-Zionist “vanguard” similar to the Leninist concept of the “vanguard party,” which managed to assume the leadership […]
Have you ever noticed that anti-Vietnam War protestors are never commemorated in the same way as other cultural or political icons from the same era? And when they are mentioned in contemporary discourse or pop culture at all, it’s always in a very watered-down way. For instance, Aaron […]
Abby Martin, filmmaker, journalist and creator of “Empire Files” joins Zac & Gavin for an exclusive Vanguard interview!
ISIS-K Suicide Bomber Released From ABANDONED Bagram Prison Only 11 DAYS Before Kabul Airport Attack
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to reporting that the ISIS-K bomber who killed 13 Americans at the Kabul airport in August was released from prison at Bagram Air Base only 11 days before the attack.
Saagar uncovers the details of Biden’s China policy that show the administration caving to China and big business at the expense of the trade war started by Trump
The System is obviously trying to manufacture a new cold war with China now that Russophobia hasn’t sold very well in spite of years of constant propaganda. Kim’s commentary in this segment is excellent. I tend to agree with her that the System is trying to weaponize the […]
By Shivan Mahendrarajah “‘Austria’s greatest achievement,’ an old joke goes, “is convincing the world that Beethoven was an Austrian and Hitler a German.” Likewise, credit must go to the Pashtun (Awghan) politicians who convinced gullible foreigners and “experts” that “Afghanistan” has always existed within its present boundaries and […]
Scott Horton absolutely destroys Bill Kristol in this. Kristol sounds like someone who knows nothing about anything other than what he reads on the Wall Street Journal editorial page, or in neocon propaganda outlets that he personally edits. WATCH HERE
Krystal and Saagar review the key findings of the Pandora Papers, which are newly released documents demonstrating how global elites hide billions of dollars in tax havens around the world.
Krystal and Saagar review the footage of Hillary Clinton getting booed and called a war criminal in the United Kingdom during a ceremony
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Emily Jashinsky discuss reporting that Israeli officials pressured the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to alter a course on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Conservative Leader: China EXPANDS Global Influence In Africa, U.S. MUST Step Up & Provide Covid Aid
It seems that the US is gradually outsourcing the imperial functions of the empire in the Middle East to client states like Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the UAE, in order to focus more attention on China and Africa. Former U.S. ambassador Sam Brownback makes the case for […]
When you can make this Mark Milley clown look good, you’re really swinging. Tom Cotton is by far the most dangerous person on the Republican side. The most important objective in mainstream US politics right now is to prevent the Reaganite/neocon/supply-sider coalition from ever returning to power, and […]
Tulsi served her purpose during the debates with her takedown of Kamala and Mayor Pete. But I never thought Tulsi was far left or consistently antiwar. It’s just that during the campaign her stance on war was better than that of all the other candidates. But that only […]
Lt. Col. Daniel Davis, Ryan Grim, and Emily Jashinsky discuss the recent testimony of top military leaders on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
By Angelo M. Codevilla Independent Institute Avenging 9/11 and preventing its recurrence was justification for putting enormous effort and money into unrelated or even counterproductive activities the ruling class sold to us as antiterrorism. Twenty years after the U.S. government declared war on terrorism, it consummated its own defeat in […]
Krystal and Saagar respond to the lies told by top Generals about the Afghanistan withdrawal and correspondence with China in their latest congressional testimony
Kim Iversen breaks down the flow of money from U.S. foreign aid allocations, to Israel, and back to the American defense industry.
Ryan Grim explains why yesterday’s testimony from top U.S. military officials should result in Congressional investigations, and even indictments.
Top Gens. ADMIT They Wanted To Stay In Afghanistan, Fund Military Industrial Complex For ENDLESS War
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to yesterday’s testimony from top U.S. military officials on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Knowing her delusional self, she’ll just take all that booing and assume she should run again.
Now that she’s burned her bridges with the Democrats she seems to be going over to the Republicans.
By Peter Van Buren, The American Conservative I know it’s almost October, but I’m not done with 9/11. I know we had the 20th anniversary, promised for a day to never forget whatever, and then an old-looking Bruce Springsteen rose to sing about everyone dying around him. (Read […]
Outspoken Marine officer who went viral blasting military leaders over Afghanistan is jailed: report
By Michael Lee | Fox News Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller rose to internet stardom by posting a video slamming the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller, the officer who went viral for blasting the military’s leadership amid the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, has been […]
By John Lloyd Quillette In his 2011 reflection on intervention, Rory Stewart offers a composite picture of a typical foreign adviser to Afghanistan before the Taliban swept back into Kabul’s Arg Palace: “James” is young, highly credentialed academically in the UK and the US, hard working, optimistic, with […]
What this arrangement indicates is that the overlords of the empire understand they are losing international as well as domestic legitimacy, and are trying to outsource more imperial functions to junior partners, satellites, and proxies. The empire’s second zone is now being pushed to assume a greater role […]
Only nine people in the entire Congress, with 535 members, are not fully in thrall to Israel. By Darragh Roche Newsweek The House of Representatives approved funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system on Thursday, following a fraught vote that exposed divisions among Democrats. Just nine members […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Exile in Happy Valley Rarely a week seemed to go by during the Trump years when the sky wasn’t falling. The cable news already has a tendency of covering every single day like it could be the last, but this was different. Even […]
This is interesting. If you take out the conservative Protestant aspect of this piece, it could be something a Maoist/Third Worldist would write. Proto-Protestantism Recently I was talking with my son and he told me about some experiences he had on a Christian chat forum that he visits […]
By Telos Press Today’s episode of the Telos Press Podcast features our recent panel discussion on the causes and consequences of the U.S. failure in Afghanistan. With presentations from Telos editors Mark Kelly, Adrian Pabst, Marcia Pally, David Pan, and David Westbrook, the discussion covered various aspects of […]
Sean Gabb (22nd September 2021) I never buy newspapers, and I seldom look at them. But I did make a point of observing the collective blast of hot air from the political and media establishments when news was released of our latest entanglement with the Americans. Since we […]
Both Tulsi and Andrew Yang seem to have expired their utility at this point. Tulsi did a good deed by attacking Kamala and Mayor Peter in the primaries, and Yang did a good deed by bringing ideas like UBI, drug legalization, and automation into the mainstream. But they’re […]