All Articles on Paul Wolfowitz

"The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria." (Photo: Mr. Fish) Views
Scapegoating Iran
"Americans say they want the Middle East to be free from violent extremism, but this will only happen when the Middle East is free from occupation and foreign intervention."
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"I simply cannot imagine what it must be like to be a former President with a son, also a former President, undeniably responsible for such widespread killing, injury and abject misery." (Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters) Views
Lunatic Loose in West Wing
As Uber-Hawk John Bolton prepares to take over as national security adviser on Monday, Ray McGovern looks back at when Bolton was one of the “crazies” in the George W. Bush Administration.
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Unmitigated Failure: Operation Iraqi Freedom, 15 Years Later
After waging an ill-advised war of choice in Iraq, the U.S. military remains ensnared in Greater Mesopotamia
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"Instead, urged on by the uber-hawks in his own administration, he embarked upon a misguided “Global War on Terrorism.” No single action played a greater role in paving the way for Donald Trump to become president." (Photo: via PRI) Views
How We Got Donald Trump: American Paths Chosen and Not (1989-2018)
We had many opportunities to avoid this, but we failed.
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"Mattis also complained about “spending caps” and declared that the US military is “overstretched and under-resourced.” That is, by all rational measures, an extraordinary statement. The United States is responsible for 36 percent of the world’s total military spending." (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It?
It can only be stopped by a mass movement of people who are willing to stand against the reckless rush into chaos.
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Don't Rehabilitate George W. Bush: Why the Enemy of Our Enemy Is Still a War Criminal
Isn’t it a little early to begin rehabilitating the man responsible for indefinite detention at Guantánamo, a torture program, and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and tens of thousands of Afghans—not to mention the trillions of U.S. dollars shoved down the memory hole in pursuit of...
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If George W. Bush Can Be on Ellen, Of Course Sean Spicer Will Be at Emmys
"There should be nothing whatsoever surprising about any of this, as it is the logical and necessary outcome of the self-serving template of immunity which DC elites have erected for themselves."
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The Nixonization of Donald Trump
In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?
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The Establishment Remains Hostage to the 'Rules of Espionage'
But that doesn't mean we should participate
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US 'Deep State' Sold Out Counter-Terrorism to Keep Itself in Business
Since 2001, senior Pentagon and CIA officials have sacrificed American interests in weakening al-Qaeda to pursue their own interests
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