Category: Opinions

Does Obama know he’s fighting on al-Qa’ida’s side?

Does Obama know he’s fighting on al-Qa’ida’s side?

If Barack Obama decides to attack the Syrian regime, he has ensured – for the very first time in history – that the United States will be on the same side as al-Qa’ida. By Robert Fisk Quite an alliance! Was it not the Three Musketeers who shouted “All for one and one for all” each time they sought combat? This […]

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Sarajevo, 1995 and Damascus, 2013: The use of mass attack deception to decide wars

Sarajevo, 1995 and Damascus, 2013: The use of mass attack deception to decide wars

In August 1995, Western governments, and particularly the Bill Clinton White House, were in great quandary. The negotiations with the Serbs were going well as President Slobodan Milosevic was demonstrating unprecedented flexibility and accepting virtually all the demands put forward by the West. Hence, it was becoming politically and legally impossible for the U.S.-led West to launch the NATO military […]

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Noam Chomsky: Obama tried to prosecute more whistleblowers than all previous administrations combined

Noam Chomsky: Obama tried to prosecute more whistleblowers than all previous administrations combined

Statement from Noam Chomsky about Bradley Manning’s sentence There’s a famous statement that military justice is to justice as military music is to music. Manning should be praised for letting citizens know what their government is doing in secret.  There are plenty of lawbreakers who are immune.  Those who launched the invasion of Iraq, for example.  Or the “decider” who […]

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Ola Tunander - research professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo.

Ola Tunander: Main reason for NATO intervention against Serbian army was falsified

Professor Ola Tunander, from the Peace Research Institute in Oslo, claims he was told by several sources that, after the investigation, NATO concluded that the Bosnian Army forces controlled by Alija Izetbegović are responsible for shelling of Sarajevo’s Markale Market. But this incident was misused to legitimize NATO intervention in 1995 against Serbian side in Bosnian war. STOCKHOLM, AUGUST 20 […]

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Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You’ll Never Hear About It in Our ‘Free Press’

Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You’ll Never Hear About It in Our ‘Free Press’

In a powerful speech, Chomsky lays out how the majority of US policies are practically opposite of what wide swathes of the public wants. The following is a transcript of a recent speech delivered Noam Chomsky in Bonn, Germany, at DW Global Media Forum, Bonn, Germany. You can read more speeches by Chomsky here. I’d like to comment on topics […]

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