Flashback: Clinton cheered 11th hour indictment that doomed Bush re-election

Whispers of “payback” are being directed at Hillary Clinton after she decried as “unprecedented” the surprise FBI revival of its probe of her email scandal. That’s because 24 years ago, as former President George H.W. Bush was surging back against challenger Bill Clinton, a special prosecutor raised new charges against Bush in the Iran-Contra probe, […]

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How Neocons Destabilized Europe

The neocon prescription of endless “regime change” is spreading chaos across the Middle East and now into Europe, yet the neocons still control the mainstream U.S. narrative and thus have diagnosed the problem as not enough “regime change,” as Robert Parry reports. By Robert Parry The refugee chaos that is now pushing deep into Europe – […]

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Bush: I Would’ve Authorized Iraq Invasion

Presumed Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said on Sunday that he would have authorized the 2003 invasion of Iraq, though he acknowledged mistakes made after Saddam Hussein’s downfall, AFP reported. Bush pointed out that Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton voted in favor of authorizing the use of force in Iraq ahead of the invasion. “I would […]

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Islam and Terrorism: A Futile Debate

By INSS Mark A. Heller   Like the leaders of other Western countries targeted by Islamist terrorists, French President François Hollande has insisted that the recent attacks in Paris are not a product of Islam. In a press conference immediately following the atrocity in the offices of Charlie Hebdo, Hollande stressed that “Islam has nothing to […]

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Cheney on CIA Interrogation Techniques: ‘I’d Do It Again in a Minute’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney today aggressively defended the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques, pushing back against a report by Senate Democrats that said some tactics used to question detainees in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks amounted to torture. “Torture to me is an American citizen on his cell phone making a […]

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