Category Archives: War on Terror

Useful Myths

A commenter pointed out in my post about American Myths the damage films such as American Sniper cause and I though the film was worth re-examining from the perspective of it being a modern state myth. Having seen it myself, I consider it a case study … Continue reading

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Happy Armistice Day!

The day that the worst war in human history, marking the end of European Civilization, concluded with the signing of an armistice in a French rail car. If anything demonstrates why libertarians are so staunchly anti-war, it is a conflict initiated for … Continue reading

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U.S. Air Strike on Doctors Without Borders Hospital: Your Tax Dollars At Work

Doctors Without Borders have released a report on the U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan that leveled one of their hospitals. Read it here, and view photos of your tax dollars (if you live in the U.S.) at work here. Here’s a … Continue reading

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If this be treason, make the most of it

Judge Andrew Napolitano made an interesting remark in his latest column in the Washington Times, criticizing the president’s swap of Taliban leaders for the release of an American soldier held (or possibly voluntarily chose) in their custody for five years. He writes: … Continue reading

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Negotiating with terrorists and the state

“We do not negotiate with terrorists” is a cliche line from most hostage movies and their respective spoofs. But it’s also considered to be a matter of foreign policy.

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Al-Qaeda holds open rally in Yemen

Meanwhile, the CIA either was utterly clueless about it or wasn’t able to send a predator drone in time to strike. Keep this in mind next time someone lectures you about how the government needs to spy on ordinary Americans, grope them in … Continue reading

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Counterterror Chief: “Confrontational” children might be terrorists

In a speech at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, White House counterterrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco said that parents need to be on the lookout for warning signs that their children might be a possible terrorist. … Continue reading

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