Al Nusra in Idlib

The latest hot news item frrom Syria is that Jabhat al Nusra, the remaining Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria now that ISIS has branched out on their own as the Islamic State, has taken the city of Idlib.   The Syrian province of Idlib is on the Turkish border east of Aleppo.   It was one of the early locuses of the […]

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Valentines Day and Never Ending Wars

Syria ** Iraq ** Pakistan ** Afghanistan ** Venezuela ** Ukraine ** Russia Obama has requested an authorization for war on ISIS  in Iraq and Syria.     While Congress is gearing up to talk about it, the U.S. is already bombing there daily.  We have several hundred ‘advisors’ on the ground, who admit to engaging in battle at times.  The U.S. […]

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Gaza, Syria and Iraq: Wars Made in the USA

Here are the videos that Al Brundage Made of mine and Scott Williams’ presentations in Rochester.   We also gave the presentation in Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany.   We discuss the damage done by US Imperial wars in the Middle East.  Our discussion  is informed by our visit to Syria as Election Observers in early June.   The subject is still pretty […]

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Consequences of US Neocolonial War on Iraq

On August 7, I spoke in Albany with Scott Williams on US Intervention is Gaza, Syria and Iraq.    US imperialist wars have had devastating consequences for the people of these countries and the societies they built over hundreds of years.   Of course you could include, Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan . . . and the list goes on. […]

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Occasionally, Obama Tells the Truth

Occasionally President Obama tells the truth much to the chagrin of his cohorts in the war mongering business.   For instance, Business Insider has:  Barack Obama Swept Aside The Entire Free Syrian Army In One Sentence, which leads with leads with the following quote: “When you get farmers, dentists and folks who have never fought before going up against a ruthless […]

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Toxic Fumes

New rumors of the Assad Government using poison gas have emerged since Seymour Hersh published ‘The Red Line and the Rat Line‘, a detailed report connecting the dots from the poison gas attack on a suburb of Damascus held by members of the insurgency to Turkish government officials backing them.  Hersh could not publish his piece in the United States, […]

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