Tag: war

House Democrats Repeal 9/11 Authority for Forever Wars

Three weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Congress passed the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), a law that gave the president the authority to use “all necessary and appropriate force” against “nations, organizations, or persons,” involved...

/ June 20, 2019

Kibbe on Liberty: Sittin’ on Defense

In this season's final episode of Kibbe on Liberty, watch Matt Kibbe's exclusive talk with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on the state of America's military entanglements, plus a sneak peek of what next year has in store for Kibbe on...

/ January 3, 2019

US-British Neo-Imperialism and its Modern Day “Missionaries”

By Tony Cartalucci The worst sort of deception is that perpetrated by those who pose as defending the most vulnerable when, in reality, they are leveraging circumstances, exploiting suffering, and in many cases, playing a direct role in perpetuating both....

/ September 2, 2018

AMC’s Lodge 49 is an impossible TV show to describe. I love it.

Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for August 26 through September 1...

/ September 2, 2018

Khamenei: War unlikely but Iran should boost defence capability

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called on Iran's armed forces to boost their defence capacities but ruled out chances of war breaking out. On Saturday, Iran announced plans to increase its missile capacity and acquire modern fighter jets and...

/ September 2, 2018

Despite lack of visa, Chelsea Manning presses on with speaking tour via video link

Updated September 03, 2018 00:13:15 Photo: Chelsea Manning continues with the Antidote speaking tour via video. (ABC News) United States whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is yet to receive a visa from the Federal Government to enter Australia for a speaking...

/ September 2, 2018

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu hit by huge explosion

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSmoke is seen rising above the city after the deadly attack A suicide bomber has attacked a government office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, causing a nearby school to collapse, police say....

/ September 2, 2018

Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

The U.S. military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The...

/ September 1, 2018

‘We Gather Here To Mourn The Passing of American Greatness’

Anyone searching for the message and meaning of John McCain’s soaring funeral in the National Cathedral need look no further than the third verse of the Navy Hymn, “Eternal Father, Strong to Save,” the moving prayer that has sent generations...

/ September 1, 2018

John McCain: Obama and Bush pay tribute at Washington service

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan McCain: "We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness" Ex-presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush have paid tribute to Senator John McCain at a memorial service at Washington's...

/ September 1, 2018

Lana Del Rey postpones Israel concert following backlash

US singer Lana Del Rey has decided to postpone an appearance in Israel, where she was due to perform at a music festival next week, in a planned concert criticised by fans and activists. Del Ray said in a statement on...

/ September 1, 2018

Mr. Trump, you cannot erase the Palestinian refugees

First, the Trump Administration “took Jerusalem off the table.” Now, in an especially dangerous display of recklessness, they have announced their intention to do the same for the Palestinian “right of return.” The first indication that this was in the...

/ September 1, 2018

Palestinian anger as US ends funding for UN agency

Palestinians have reacted angrily to a US decision to end all funding for the UN agency that assists millions of refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause. Washington, which until last year was by...

/ September 1, 2018

Venice 2018 Review: THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS, The Coens Misfire In New Netflix Western

The 75th Venice Biennale seems to have profited considerably from Cannes' war with Netflix this year, allowing lots of gold-tipped content to find what previously might have been an unexpected home here. Yesterday, the critics seemed to respond pretty favourably...

/ August 31, 2018

Reports of sexual & gun violence are now as common as the daily weather forecast

Shutterstock We have seen a virtual bumper crop of headline stories recently in the media. President Trump’s former campaign chair was tried and found guilty of 8 counts of felony tax fraud, and the president’s long-time lawyer and “fixer” pleaded...

/ August 30, 2018

Bernie Sanders Is Officially Getting Under Jeff Bezos’s Skin

Left by Michael Kovac/Getty Images; Right, by Steve Rogers Photography/Getty Images. While Donald Trump zeroes in on Facebook and Google, Bernie Sanders has for months been waging war against another tech giant. In statement after statement, the progressive senator from...

/ August 30, 2018

Syria Idlib: UN warns of threat to civilians if new offensive begins

Image copyright AFP Image caption Displaced people are already sheltering in Idlib province The UN envoy to Syria has warned of a "perfect storm" in north-west Syria if the government goes ahead with its threatened offensive against rebels. Staffan de...

/ August 30, 2018

Xiaomi partner says US-China trade war will not impact its business ‘at all’

Chinese wearable technology company Huami is expressing confidence as it expands globally amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. The wearable technology company based in California and listed on the New York Stock Exchange makes Xiaomi's Mi Band. Huami also sells...

/ August 30, 2018

What Is the Real-World Value of a Left-Wing Art Show?

“Casa Tomada,” the 2018 biennial at SITE Santa Fe in the New Mexico capital, is a jewel-box biennial. It includes just 21 artists, spread across four galleries and a few outdoor spaces, barely larger than a large summer group show. Ideas have...

/ August 30, 2018