Among the files related to the JFK assassination that were recently released was a memo with the subject line: “Consequences of US Military Intervention in Cuba.”
A U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand killed at least 16 Afghan National Police (ANP) force members in a “friendly fire” incident on July 21, said Afghan and American officials.
During a CBS News 60 Minutes program aired on April 10 called “28 Pages,” correspondent Bob Kroft asked former Democrat Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham about whether he thinks that 28 pages of the famous 9/11 Commission Report should be declassified.
The craving for combat by U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) contradicts the counsel fo the Founders.
Aleksandr Dugin sought to inspire university students to support his Eurasianist “fourth political theory,” but despite the controversy, almost no one showed up to hear him.
Obama admitted in an interview aired last weekend that his unconstitutional warmongering in Syria was “contradictory.” But he was not referring to his half-baked plot to arm and train “moderate” jihadist rebels to fight supposedly less moderate jihadists that have been among the top beneficiaries of his machinations in the region. Ironically, Obama’s own admission of “contradiction” contradicts statements by his own senior officials, as well as the truth. And the contradictions — or outright deception — hardly end there.
During the past six weeks U.S. combat jets have bombed and eliminated 41 Humvees originally given to the Iraqi military, but afterwards captured by ISIS forces. CNNMoney cited a statement from Todd Harrison, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, that the bombs that U.S. jets are dropping on the Humvees cost $30,000 each, while the armored vehicles themselves originally cost about $250,000 each, depending how each was equipped.
A CNN/ORC poll released on September 29 indicates that 60 percent of Americans oppose putting U.S. “boots on the ground” in Iraq and Syria to fight the ISIS forces. However, despite their opposition to sending in ground troops, 73 percent of those polled favored the military air strikes being conducted by the United States and its Western European and Arab allies.