Category Archives: Europe

G8 … G7 … “You Sank My Battleship!”

The Obama administration’s attitude in its early days was best summed up by then White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel: “No crisis should go to waste.” That attitude has been carefully refined over the years to its current edition: … Continue reading

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A Sentiment With Which I Heartily Concur

“F**k the EU,” that is. Not because I support US meddling in Ukraine’s internal affairs (the US is widely, and credibly, reputed to be a key player in the whole “color revolutions” phenomenon) or Ukraine’s relations with the European Union … Continue reading

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Is Germany the Key to Resisting AFRICOM’s Africa Takeover?

by Joe Scarry I’ve written about how the United States is embarking on a whole new chapter in its history of waging perpetual war -this time in Africa. So I wasn’t surprised to be reminded about some of the African … Continue reading

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To End All Wars, by Adam Hochschild, A Quickie Review

Last year, I read To End All Wars, by Adam Hochschild.  It’s a history of the British anti-war movement prior to and during World War I.  I’ll keep this review short, and cut to the chase.  Read this book, ASAP! … Continue reading

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Obama’s Plan for Afghanistan NOT “Good Enough” #AfghanistanTuesday

Stolen directly from activist Joe Scarry’s Scarry Thoughts blog. Part of the campaign among U.S. elites to soft-peddle the failure of U.S. warmaking in Afghanistan in general and the latest Obama/NATO “solution” for Afghanistan in particular — which I’ve been discussing … Continue reading

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NATO: A War Crimes Alliance

By Joe Scarry of Scarry Thoughts A lot of people are wondering: NATO is coming to Chicago, so what’s the big deal? The most important point to stress is this: NATO is a war crimes alliance. NATO is an abbreviation … Continue reading

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Three Words: NATO War Crimes

by Joe Scarry of Scarry Thoughts. Today’s Chicago Tribune featured an exchange between Eric Zorn and Andy Thayer on why people are protesting NATO. It’s important that people are turning to the substance of the protests against NATO, particularly in a … Continue reading

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