Posts Tagged: War On Terror
In a twisted new world, the all-American heroes wield the pliers and waterboards.
A culture of Islamophobia continues to poison the politics of both India and the United States.
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
The war on terror has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The Pentagon is increasingly turning to Italy as a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow alike.
President Obama praised the CIA for its role in killing Osama bin Laden, but we should not be so quick to hail a shadowy agency hell-bent on shielding its actions from public scrutiny.
And here's the saddest thing: the Bush administration's most extreme ideas when it comes to Global War On Terror are now the humdrum norm of Obama administration policies -- and hardly anyone thinks it's worth a comment.
If, as 2011 begins, you want to peer into the future, enter my time machine, strap yourself in, and head for the past, that laboratory for all developments of our moment and beyond.
Who is a terrorist and what is terrorism is often in the eye of the beholder.