August 15 was the end of World War II in Asia, 69 years ago, following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. I could not find a single reference to the bombings, or to the end of the war itself, anywhere in the American media. Even the Yazidis in Iraq, a big story a week [...]
|By: Jeff Kaye Saturday August 9, 2014 7:38 pm|
Almost totally lost in the reporting on the Ukraine crisis is the fact the CIA had an active program of covert intervention into Ukraine for nearly seven decades. The history of that intervention is not being examined by any side in this conflict because it is tied up with the Cold War and the political fallout of the fall of the Soviet Union. But the politics from that time threaten to flare up again, as NATO and Russia move towards a possible armed confrontation.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday February 19, 2013 6:30 pm|
(update below) Appearing on the MSNBC program, “Morning Joe,” former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said President Barack Obama’s drone programs have been “very effective.” Albright’s remarks on the use of drone strikes were the following: …[O]ne of the issues that actually came up during the Balkans in Kosovo — it was an air war [...]