Kobani air strikes: US target Islamic State fighters in Syria

Kobani air strikes: US target Islamic State fighters in Syria

Huge plumes of smoke have filled the skies in the Syrian town of Kobani as US forces stage air strikes on Islamic targets. Explosions rocked the embattled town as the US staged four air strikes in an international effort to stop the radical Sunni Muslim group. The US central command said it, along with allies […]

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Donald Trump: US left troops in Syria ‘only for the oil’

Donald Trump: US left troops in Syria ‘only for the oil’

I want to thanks the president for the job they’ve done again. This has been thousands of years in the process between borders between these countries and other countries that we’re involved with 7,000 miles away. So we want to worry about our things. We’re keeping the oil. We have the oil. The oil is […]

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How the media’s weapons fetish primes us for war

How the media’s weapons fetish primes us for war

Cable news loves American weapons. Whether it’s Tomahawk missiles. Tomahawk missiles. Tomahawk cruise missiles. Or the “mother of all bombs.” MOAB, also called the “mother of all bombs” The “mother of all bombs” TV news is saturated with images of American firepower. They are beautiful pictures of fearsome armaments. But cable news’ fixation on bombs […]

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