War – “A Sorry Combination of Show Business and Fiscal Stimulus”

Tom Streithorst for American Conservative: America spends more on its military than all its enemies put together yet it still can’t win wars. Failed adventures in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan have drained America’s power and diminished its prestige. The bloated Pentagon budget actually makes us weaker. Here’s the weird bit: nobody seems to care. If…

NGOs, the Pentagon, and the Human Rights – Industrial Complex

2nd May 2016 Patrick Henningsen 21st Century Wire   Human rights in the West: does the reality live up to the rhetoric? On the surface, the cultural narrative seems innocent enough: billionaire philanthropists, political luminaries and transnational corporations, along with legions of staff and volunteers – all working together in the name of social justice,…