Berto Jongman: 5 Confirmed False Flag Operations (Including within the USA) and How to Spot a False Flag Operation

The term “false flag” is no longer marginalized. Everyone seems to understand that this is a very real aspect of government (and rogue actor) operations against the public interest. 5 Confirmed False Flag Operations and How to Spot Them in the Future LIST ONLY: Operation Gladio (Italy), Operation Ajax (Iran), The Lavon Affair (Mossad), COININTELPRO …

DefDog: US Treason? – Did Johnson, McNamara, Rusk Provide North Viet-Nam with Target List One Day in Advance — Every Single Day?

Following is a quote of much interest, from pages 246/247 of The Secret War and Other Conflicts by General Pete Piotrowski, published in 2014. “Nearly twenty years later, former Secretary of State Dean Rusk being interviewed by Peter Arnett on a CBC documentary called ‘The Ten Thousand Day War.’ Mr Arnett asked, ‘It has been …

Chuck Spinney: Non-Learning in US Foreign Policy

JUNE 16, 2014 Polk Report How to Evolve an Exit Strategy From America’s Foreign Policy Shambles by FRANKLIN C. SPINNEY and WILLIAM R. POLK, Counterpunch Attached beneath my introductory comment is an essay by the American historian William R. Polk.  His subject is the American predilection for non-learning in foreign policy. My comment is intended …

Chuck Spinney: Toxic Alliance – Neo-Cons and “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) War-mongers

This email continues the theme I introduced with How Obama’s Rhetoric Reinforces America’s Grand Strategic Pathway to Catastrophe. Attached beneath my introduction is an brilliant essay, The Dangerous Neocon-R2P Alliance, written by Robert Parry of Consortium News.  Parry describes how propaganda produced by this domestic alliance of convenience among a non-representative minority of unelected influence peddlers …

Chuck Spinney: A Reckless Disregard for Truth and Sanity – The Syrian Guns of August

A Reckless Disregard for Truth and Sanity The Syrian Guns of August by FRANKLIN C. SPINNEY, Counterpunch, December 1, 2013 http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/12/10/the-syrian-guns-of-august/ Remember the thumping of Obama’s war drums for a US attack on Syria last August and September, including his spokesmen’s absurd invocations of Kosovo as a precedent for a limited cruise missile strike on Syria?  The …

Preston James: Why Didn’t We Learn from Vietnam?

Why Didn’t We Learn From Vietnam? Individual soldiers deserted in huge numbers, whole units refused to fight, there was rebellion in some Barracks, and numerous incidents of fragging, some preceded by warnings to officers and non-coms to back off, others not. There were large mass demonstrations at home in America and the situation became so …

Stephen Lendman: Anatomy [History] of a [USA] False Flag

Anatomy of a False Flag By Stephen Lendman – Posted on 21 April 2013 False flags are an American tradition. They go way back. The Boston bombings appear the latest. More on that below. Notable earlier false flags or incidents approximating them include: In 1845, America lawlessly annexed Texas. It was Mexican territory. President James …