Whose Benefit? …
… let’s “cut through the proverbial crap“
Very interesting article in Payvand: Attack on Iran for whose benefit, may we dare ask? by Kam Zarabi
“… It is time to cut through the proverbial crap.
Let’s not kid ourselves. The movers and shakers in Washington were not misled by faulty intelligence to start the invasion of the Middle East, and are not pushing forward under some other mistaken guidelines. The Israeli Likud leadership is not driven by a genuine fear or paranoia that the Jewish nation is under an existential threat by Iran. And finally, the Iranian regime does not consist of a bunch of fanatic, suicidal maniacs who’d sacrifice their own lives and their country’s very existence for some archaic ideological ambitions.
No, the intelligence was not faulty … read more
A war of ideas
Thank you Monte for this incredible story and post: Major General Smedley Butler, USMC, on war: words for our times
And thank you BB2 for the follow up: The war prayer by Mark Twain and the twelve basic American Principles.