US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal

By Alan Macleod | MintPress News | 1/30/20 Less than a week after millions of Iraqis took to the streets demanding the U.S. military leave for good, the United States announced that is planning to build three new military bases in Iraq, according to military news service Breaking Defense. The three sites chosen – Erbin, Sulimania and Halabja – are allContinue reading “US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal”

1 Confirmed American Injury in US Embassy Bombing in Iraq

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/27/20 Tensions in the Middle East are showing no signs of subsiding as three rockets struck inside the the grounds of the US Embassy in Iraq on Sunday. One American injury has been confirmed, although luckily the injuries were minor and the victim is already said to be backContinue reading “1 Confirmed American Injury in US Embassy Bombing in Iraq”

A New Definition of Warfare

By Philip Giraldi | UNZ | 01/22/20 Supporters of Donald Trump often make the point that he has not started any new wars. One might observe that it has not been for lack of trying, as his cruise missile attacks on Syria based on fabricated evidence and his recent assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani haveContinue reading “A New Definition of Warfare”

The US’s Inalienable Right to Violence

By Gregory Shupak | FAIR | 01/22/20 Even when critical of US actions, media commentary on recent US bombings and assassinations in the Middle East is premised on the assumption that the US has the right to use violence (or the threat of it) to assert its will, anytime, anywhere. Conversely, corporate media coverage suggests that anyContinue reading “The US’s Inalienable Right to Violence”

Iran Now Says American Hacking Brought Down Flight 752, Video of 2nd Missile Emerges

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/16/20 The story keeps changing! It’s like asking a child with crumbs all over his face who ate the last cookie. Video has emerged allegedly showing that a second missile was launched from Iran at Flight PS752 last week — both missiles apparently hitting the plane and costing nearlyContinue reading “Iran Now Says American Hacking Brought Down Flight 752, Video of 2nd Missile Emerges”

U.S. Media Outlets Fail to Disclose U.S. Government Ties of ‘Iranian Journalist’ Echoing Trump Talking Points

By Eli clifton | Global Research | 01/13/20 | The Trump administration is adamant that Iranians welcome the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed Iraqis were “dancing in the street … thankful that General Soleimani is no more” and that Iranians will view the U.S. as “giving them freedom.”  The facts on the ground did littleContinue reading “U.S. Media Outlets Fail to Disclose U.S. Government Ties of ‘Iranian Journalist’ Echoing Trump Talking Points”

Trump Called Out Again for Pimping US Troops to Saudis, Koreans

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/12/20 | Appearing on Fox News yesterday, President Donald Trump once again unabashedly bragged about taking money from foreign governments in exchange for the use — and possible death — of US troops overseas. Laura Ingraham’s exclusive interview with President Trump aired on ‘The Ingraham Angle,’ and during theContinue reading “Trump Called Out Again for Pimping US Troops to Saudis, Koreans”

The War Pigs Are Finally Revealing Themselves – And This Is Just The Beginning

By Brandon Smith | Alt-Market | 01/11/20 | In 2016 during the election campaign of Donald Trump one of the primary factors of his popularity among conservatives was that he was one of the first candidates since Ron Paul to argue for bringing US troops home and ending American involvement in the various elitist fabricated warsContinue reading “The War Pigs Are Finally Revealing Themselves – And This Is Just The Beginning”

Implications of Failed US Assassination of Iranian Leader on Same Day as Soleimani

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/10/20 | After lawmakers were finally briefed about the White House ordered assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad on Jan. 2nd, many walked away from the meeting saying the evidence provided for the so-called “imminent threat” Soleimani posed against America (namely their embassy in Baghdad) was patheticContinue reading “Implications of Failed US Assassination of Iranian Leader on Same Day as Soleimani”

Tulsi Gabbard on House Vote to Limit Trump’s War Powers Against Iran

By DCPeriodical | 01/09/20 | Today the US House voted to approve a non-binding War Powers Resolution meant to restrict President Trump’s abilities to take military actions against Iran. The vote was 224 to 194, with several apparent abstentions, three Republicans voting in favor and eight Democrats voting against it, including Rep. Max Rose ofContinue reading “Tulsi Gabbard on House Vote to Limit Trump’s War Powers Against Iran”