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Why Take the Neocons Seriously?

Why Take the Neocons Seriously?

My Catbird Seat June 16, 2014 2

The Sunni extremist offensive into central Iraq appears to have stalled, but the political battle rages in Washington where neocons see an opening to pressure President Obama into recommitting the U.S. military in support

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Eric Cantor’s Defeat Is Also Netanyahu’s

Eric Cantor’s Defeat Is Also Netanyahu’s

My Catbird Seat June 14, 2014 11

The ties to Israel made Cantor popular in the GOP caucus. Cantor could raise money more easily than other southern congressmen—from pro-Israel billionaires

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Timothy Geithner: This Is Why We Didn’t Hang the Bankers

Timothy Geithner: This Is Why We Didn’t Hang the Bankers

My Catbird Seat June 11, 2014 5

Former Secretary Treasurer Timothy Geithner explains why the government had no choice but to bail out big financial institutions

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Russia Gave The US a 9/11 Memorial

Russia Gave The US a 9/11 Memorial

Debbie June 7, 2014 22

On the trail of New York's lost Teardrop

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Return of the living (neo-con) dead

Return of the living (neo-con) dead

Pepe Escobar June 7, 2014 0

Moscow and Beijing, to say the least, are not exactly impressed; rather, they detect desperation. Yet things could - and should - get much nastier, irrespective of imploding Khaganates. Just wait for the Hillary

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The Only Standards Are Double Standards

The Only Standards Are Double Standards

My Catbird Seat June 5, 2014 2

An election in an embattled country is valid and even inspiring if it turns out the way Official Washington wants, as in Ukraine last month; otherwise it’s a sham and illegitimate, as in Syria

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Israel ‘crossed red lines’ in US spying: Newsweek report

Israel ‘crossed red lines’ in US spying: Newsweek report

My Catbird Seat June 1, 2014 1

Israel’s espionage activities in the United States have “crossed red lines,” angering American intelligence officials, according to a Newsweek report

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The State Department’s Ukraine Fiasco

The State Department’s Ukraine Fiasco

My Catbird Seat May 26, 2014 8

The State Department’s handling of the Ukraine crisis may go down as a textbook diplomatic fiasco, doing nothing to advance genuine U.S. interests while disrupting cooperation with Moscow and pushing Russia and China back

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Greenwald Against the Establishment

Greenwald Against the Establishment

My Catbird Seat May 21, 2014 4

No Place to Hide is a vitally important contribution to the fight for a free society. No wonder statists on the right and the left are up in arms over it – and that,

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Washington Intends Russia’s Demise — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Intends Russia’s Demise — Paul Craig Roberts

My Catbird Seat May 19, 2014 6

Russia and China are in the way of US world hegemony. Unless the Wolfowitz doctrine is abandoned, nuclear war is the likely outcome

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Traitors in our Government Allegiance to Israel

Traitors in our Government Allegiance to Israel

Merlin Miller May 10, 2014 4

There's a fifth column in America. A Trojan Horse within our laws, composed of dual citizens and foreign nationals.

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The Ukrainian Crisis: The United States, Russia, and Israel

The Ukrainian Crisis: The United States, Russia, and Israel

Stephen Sniegoski May 9, 2014 3

The American involvement in the Ukrainian imbroglio has a number of causes, which include the significant role of the neoconservatives.

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Showdown at the Foreign Policy Corral

Showdown at the Foreign Policy Corral

My Catbird Seat May 4, 2014 8

If every tinpot dictator is Hitler, then perpetual war is our inevitable future. In the face of such a bleak prospect, the average American may be forgiven for thinking we should just pull up

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A Tale of Two Tapes

A Tale of Two Tapes

Jim Wall May 1, 2014 1

Tape number two draws less attention, of course, but it happens to be of far greater significance, because it reveals U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry telling a group that Israel is in danger

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Doomed US targets China, Russia

Doomed US targets China, Russia

Finian Cunningham April 24, 2014 11

Russia dropped "a bombshell" this month when it announced that it was going to conduct all its future international trade in the Russian ruble or in other national currencies. That decision by Moscow -

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