A long term Gallup poll recently measured Pakistans disapproval of United States' leadership at 92%, with only a 4% approval. The lowest approval ever measured in the country by Gallup.
And it is no wonder why, if you are paying attention.Read more »
"But the U.S. government announced that relationship ended in March of last year, after the very Malian army officers the U.S. trained toppled the democratically elected government, which began a chain of woes that led to the Islamists’ capture of the north." The only thing needed to complete this textbook example of blowback is for the Islamists to storm the US Embassy and precipitate a hostage crisis.Read more »
Only 2% of deaths high level targets according to Stanford Law / NYU Study. Cites entire regions of civilians living in fear of death from the skies from the USA.Read more »
I’m sad to report that Chalmers Johnson died on Saturday. He was a stalwart of this site, writing for it regularly from its early moments. Without the slightest doubt, he was one of the most remarkable authors I’ve had the pleasure to edit, no less be friends with. He saw our devolving American world with striking clarity and prescience. He wrote about it with precision, passion, and courage. He never softened a thought or cut a corner.Read more »
Now 9 years into this occupation, coordination still remains a problem between NATO, US, and Afghan forces. Yahoo front page article contains disturbing quotes such as NATO commander Blitz "We were obviously not absolutely clear whether there were Afghan national security forces in the area."
Also last month was the deadliest for international forces since the war began, with 103 killed, including 60 Americans.Read more »
After their recent exchange during a "Larry King Live" interview, Congressman Paul challenges Ben Stein (and others who share his position) to a public debate over our nation's foreign policy and what truly motivates terrorists.Read more »
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