Bombing & Fighting ISIL in Iraq & Syria: Smokescreen for Another US War in ME

The March to War: Fighting ISIL is a Smokescreen for US Mobilization against Syria, Iran The ISIL or IS threat is a smokescreen. The strength of the ISIL has deliberately been inflated to get public support for the Pentagon and to justify the illegal bombing of Syria. It has also been used to justify the mobilization of what is looking more and more like a large-scale US-led military buildup in the Middle East. The firepower and military assets being committed go beyond what is needed for merely fighting the ISIL death squads. While the US has assured its citizens and the world that troops will not be sent on the ground, this is very unlikely. In the first instance, it is unlikely because boots on the ground are needed to monitor and select targets. Moreover, Washington sees the campaign against the ISIL fighters as something that will take years.

Obama’s Africa Summit: A Sign of Weakness Rather Than Strength

<h3 style=”color: #000099;”></h3> <h3 style=”color: #000099;”>Bridges Versus Bombs</h3> &nbsp; <img src=”” alt=”” /> &nbsp; Obama is meeting with a number of African leaders this week. But rather than a sign of strength, it’s a sign…