Ruled by crooks, governed by liars

1 Sep

When Glenn Greenwald has something to say, I sit up and listen. Remember him? Litigation lawyer and journalist, he left the Guardian to co-found The Intercept but, unlike his colleague Naomi Klein, quit when the latter began subordinating truth to … Read More »

Blowback: Taliban target US shadow army

31 Aug

The Taliban aren’t searching and targeting civilians. They’re hunting down a CIA-created shadow army, two decades in the making, still underground in Afghanistan … Thousands of mercenaries with the potential to become an ersatz ISIS-K, and threaten Afghan entry into … Read More »

Is Tony Blair insane?

31 Aug

One of these two is a self confessed liar – and it’s not the one on the left. The abandonment of Afghanistan and its people is tragic, dangerous, unnecessary, not in their interests and not in ours … We didn’t … Read More »