The Superpower as Victim: Three Exceptional Facts About America

While the U.S. military pursues its failing wars, interventions, and raids abroad, while the national security state develops ever more mechanisms for snooping, surveilling, and controlling populaces at home, many of the country’s citizens are increasingly living inside a fact-challenged fantasy of a country, a victimized superpower. Continue reading

The Prince: Meet the Man Who Co-Opted Democracy in the Middle East

Robert Scheer TruthDig.com http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_prince_meet_the_man_who_co-opted_democracy_in_the_middle_east_20130826/ Now that the Arab Spring has been turned into a totally owned subsidiary of the Saudi royal family, it is time to honor Prince Bandar bin Sultan as the most effective Machiavellian politician of the modern … Continue reading