Category Archives: empire and war crimes

yes sir, yes sir, three tweets full


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a storify in search of some truth

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Cry Havoc and let slip the dogs of war! a vote in epic bipartisan collegiality

…for the John S. McCain 2019 National Defense Authorization Bill (subtitled ‘The Sneeze Wrong, We’re Comin’ to Fuck You Up Act’).  Here’s the very lengthy summary of provisions in the House version from govtrack.us, although it may have changed slightly since the House and Senate conference agreements.
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Trump, Pompeo, and Bolton bellow for Catastrophic War on Iran

‘Trump threatens Iran with a catastrophic war’, wsws.org, 24 July 2018, a few paragraphs:
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Fresh new mandate to the OPCW is a UK victory over roossia!

So sayeth the Times UK:

“The world’s chemical weapons watchdog was empowered to name and shame those responsible for chemical attacks in Syria after Britain won a victory over Russia yesterday.”
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Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen’s ‘humanitarian lifeline’ of Hodeidah

Bernhard at MOA had called it on July 11: ‘Yemen – U.S. Grants Approval For Genocide’

“The United Arab Emirates is leading local mercenaries and Islamist gangs against the Houthi and their allies. During the last months these forces moved from the south along the coast up to Hodeidah. The fighting is fierce:
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On Jonathan Cook’s ‘Naomi Wolf and Anti-semitism’s Mystification’

Jonathan Cook, award-winning author and journalist, writes from Nazareth, the capital of the Palestinian minority in Israel, having moved there in 2001 to cover Palestinian  issues more closely.  He’s easily one of the most dedicated, courageous, clear-eyed, and well-grounded critics of apartheid Israel and their propaganda I know.  I’d add that his moral compass is at true north, and that his prose is easy to read and without guile.  Yes, this post may be longish, but I reckon it’s a key subject that’s worth digging deep into, given: (Likud) Israel, so I hope you’ll agree.
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