Review (Guest): The Man Who Killed Kennedy – The Case Against LBJ

Roger J. Stone Is this the Penultimate CIA hangout position, or just another “Case Closed?”, October 22, 2013 Herbert L. Calhoun This is an interesting theory. In fact it is a slightly more robust and sophisticated off-shoot of the “renegade CIA officers did it” theory. However, the critical element — of linking it to Clint …

Review (Guest): The Blood Telegram – Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide

Gary Jonathan Bass Enabling Pakistani Genocide, September 29, 2013 Herbert L. Calhoun Although the two superpowers managed to avoid a cataclysmic disaster during the almost 40 years of the Cold War, the same could not be said of the many states “standing-in” as their ideological proxies. The list of nations suffering various degrees of irreparable …

Robert Steele: UNHINGED: drone assassination – American suicide

REVIEW ESSAY Unhinged: drone assassination – American suicide Intelligence and National Security, 33/1 March 2017 We kill because we can: from soldiering to assassination in the drone age, by Laurie Calhoun, London, Zed Books, 2016, 400 pp., US$15.95 (paperback), ISBN 978 178360547 7 Drones and the future of armed conflict: ethical, legal, and strategic implications, …

Review (Guest): White Trash – The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg The Hidden Aspects of Race and Class in American History, July 26, 2016 by Herbert Calhoun This book explains the unsavory fine points of our national identity by probing and then exposing the not so well hidden loose ends that tie the bottom half of America’s social hierarchy to the top half. It …

Review: Unstoppable – The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State

Ralph Nader 4.0 out of 5 stars Valentine for the Real Conservatives — Bland and Not Transformative, March 9, 2015 Positive up front: reading a book by another person is like getting a few hours of their time to yourself, so any book by Ralph Nader is a substantive value to anyone interested in ethics …