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Max Boot Greases The Wheels of Empire Max Boot lays it on pretty thick here...

22 August 2014read on...

Krauthammer: Arm The Kurds!
While Senator John McCain is busy calling President Obama a sissy, with his “pinprick” airstrikes in Iraq, his neocon comrade Charles Krauthammer offers up the following idea...

9 August 2014read on...

'We Are With You...Here Are The Missiles'
Though in the limited time left before Congress adjourns for August break it seemed doubtful an emergency aid package to re-arm Israel could pass, it appears the Senate is not as moribund on some issues as others.

2 August 2014read on...

Rubin & Rubio Try To Keep Conservatives In Line
Panic time for neocons! Another poll has been released showing American disdain for the sprawling US military empire. This time Politico hands a piece of kryptonite to the warmongers. An incredible two out of three Americans want the US to stay out of foreign conflicts that are not a direct threat to US national security.

21 July 2014read on...

Michael Ledeen: A Deal With Iran Is Not Enough
If you’re a non-interventionist, neocon Michael Ledeen has some news for you. Don’t get too excited about a nuclear deal with Iran.

10 July 2014read on...

Jennifer Rubin: 'We Must Fix Burma Now!'
Maintaining a military empire is an impossible task. Austrian economic theory explains the reasons why, and human history has more than proved the fact in an empirical sense. Yet, despite the countless failures at world domination, a new batch of power-lusters are always ready to roll the dice that are permanently loaded against them.

8 July 2014read on...

Fully Fanged, Dick Cheney Emerges From the Shadows...
Neocons appear to actually be emboldened by their failures, using disasters they have wrought as excuses to double-down on faulty analysis, bad advice, a twisted worldview. 



1 July 2014read on...

Michael Ledeen Wants 'Us' to 'Destroy Radical Islamism' Michael Ledeen wants a new American war on “radical Islamism”. This is the man who in his efforts to get the U.S. to attack Iraq wrote in 2002:

23 June 2014read on...

Let Ron Paul Help You Fight Back Against Neocons on Iraq The neocons cannot stand that Ron Paul was right on Iraq.

14 June 2014read on...

So Long, Rep. Eric Cantor
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), who is in his seventh term in the United States House of Representatives and fourth year as House Republican majority leader, lost his primary race for reelection on Tuesday. That means Cantor will be out of the House when a new Congress begins in January.

11 June 2014read on...

Neocon Watch

McCain Spends Memorial Day with Al-Qaeda Allies


Senator John McCain snuck into Syria this Memorial Day to spend the day with the terrorist-affiliated Free Syrian Army, in violation of both Syrian Law and likely of international law. While meeting with the Syrian insurgents and FSA Commander, Gen. Salem Idris, McCain likely assured his allies that it was only a matter of time before the US began overtly transferring the weapons it is currently facilitating covertly.

Gen. Idriss is the conduit for hundreds of millions of dollars in US aid, and untold millions in covert CIA and US Special Forces assistance. He swears he does not cooperate with the terrorist-designated Al-Nusra Front, but he only coordinates with the Al-Nusra-allied Arhar al Sham.

About McCain's meeting partner:
"Idriss said his group didn’t work with al Qaida-affiliated rebels who belonged to the Nusra Front. But he said the military councils worked closely with another Islamist rebel faction, Arhar al Sham, that’s known to coordinate its actions with Nusra and shares many of Nusra’s beliefs about how Syria should be governed if Assad is vanquished."
But Idriss makes no secret of his admiration for Al-Nusra. He said recently:
“Jabhat al-Nusra has proved to be the most effective in fighting the Syrian army.”
During McCain's secret and illegal visit, Idriss called for even more US intervention on the side of the insurgents:
“The visit of Senator McCain to Syria is very important and very useful especially at this time. We need American help to have change on the ground; we are now in a very critical situation. What we want from the U.S. government is to take the decision to support the Syrian revolution with weapons and ammunition, anti-tank missiles and anti-aircraft weapons. Of course we want a no-fly zone and we ask for strategic strikes against Hezbollah both inside Lebanon and inside Syria.”
As the New York Times has reported, the existence of a secular Syrian opposition force is a fantasy. We can extrapolate, therefore, that McCain either was duped into participating into a Potemkin-like excursion into an "It's a Small World" ride, or he knowingly met with extremist forces bent on exterminating what little is left of Christianity in Syria and imposing extreme Islamist rule over once-secular Syria.

For his part, McCain urges the US to become even more entangled in the insurgency against the Syrian government, all the while complaining about Russian involvement. He said not long ago:
“I’ve been known to be an optimist, but here are the Russians sending them up-to-date missiles, continued flights of arms going into Syria, Putin keeps our secretary of State waiting for three hours… It doesn’t lend itself to optimism, all it does is delay us considering doing what we really need to do. The reality is that Putin will only abandon Assad when he thinks that Assad is losing. Right now, at worst it’s a stalemate. In the view of some, he is succeeding.”
No word as to whether while meeting with the Free Syrian Army, McCain also sat down with FSA Commander Abu Sakkar, recently famous for his ability to turn the organs of a dead Syrian soldier into a battlefield snack...
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