That's the Real Benghazi Scandal
I am often asked to recommend reading material. I have published my suggested reading lists before, but it's been several years. Therefore, today's column will be devoted to this subject.
Russia's Aerospace Forces will continue to lend support to the Syrian forces in their fight against terrorists despite the major withdrawal of the Russian military from Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.
Grimsrud uses the words "faith" and "trust" to describe the view held by many toward this myth this god of war. Certainly it is not based on science or reality. It is obvious to all but the most willingly ignorant or willingly blind tha
In his History of the Peloponnesian War, ancient Greek historian Thucydides told us the tale of a dominant regional power (Sparta) that felt threatened by the rise of a competing power (Athens).
The problem, they saw, was that they kept obeying the bitter and rapacious old men. Swept along by authority and the fear of standing alone, they had been - for millennia - marching off to kill other young people exactly like themselves.
Tony Blair [in the Sunday Times]: Britain and its western allies must be prepared to send ground troops to "crush" Islamic State forces or risk a terror attack in Europe of "such size and horror" that draconian security measures would have to
The E.U.'s crisis ??" with the post-World War II project to unify Europe spinning apart amid economic stress, refugees and terrorism ??" can be traced back to E.U./U.S. neo-imperial wars in the Arab world, says Jonathan Marshall.
War Has Lasted Far Longer Than Saudis Expected
Russian airstrikes. New pictures of the devastation at Palmyra have emerged after Syrian troops backed by Russian air support recaptured the ancient city from Isis (Daesh). The images show the extensive damage done to the Unesco World Heritage site
The Lessons of History
Fighting Centers on Key Town of Makhmur
I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people where I have been, they ask, "Where is that?" If I offer a clue by referring to "Bikini", they say, "You mean the sw
A former adviser to Hillary Clinton on Syria, Frederic C. Hof, now a Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, has called for invading Syria in the wake of the deadly attacks in Brussels.
A previously secret US military firebase in northwestern Iraq, which Pentagon officials claim was to be unveiled later this week, has been attacked for the second time in three days by ISIS, with a group of ISIS militants firing small arms at the bas
Weekend Death of Marine Fuels Escalation
This weekend and the following week marks a triple anniversary: on March 19, 2011, the US and its European and Middle Eastern allies launched an assault on Libya that resulted in hundreds of deaths, and the complete destruction of that country as a v
Saudi Arabia's military spokesman today announced their intention to scale back military operations against Yemen at some point in the future. They suggested this would happen soon, but that airstrikes against Yemen would continue.
Hurriyey News reports, the alert level at Turkey's ?ncirlik Air Base in the southeastern province of Adana, which houses warplanes for the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has recently been raised to its
What's the Russian withdrawal from Syria all about?
The US Department of Defense claims that Russia has continued to engage in airstrikes in Syria after Moscow announced the withdrawal of its air group from the country, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a press briefing on Tuesday.
Turkish Foreign Ministry Condemns Move as Invalid