U.S. Cyber Command is scheduled to be activated this month, in the words of a Reuters dispatch “ready to go to war in cyberspace” with full operational capability.
The launching of the world’s first multi-service – with the involvement of all major branches of the U.S. armed forces: Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy – military command is being coordinated with a complementary initiative by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Europe, the joint effort striving toward a worldwide cyber warfare system.
Last month the U.S. Defense Department’s Joint Task Force Global Network Operations command was deactivated and absorbed into U.S. Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) after a decade-long existence.
We all need to take a realistic look at what is really going on in this country and what we are truly capable of doing about it. Rhetoric aside, what are the truly pragmatic ways that we can force the government of the United States to work in the interests of the people instead of the corporate world that get these politicians elected and supply them with never-ending “perks” to influence them to do their bidding? Short of a revolution, there doesn’t seem to be anyway to wrest control of our government away from the corporations that control it.
Of all the “threats” to world order, the most consistent is democracy, unless it is under imperial control, and more generally, the assertion of independence. These fears have guided imperial power throughout history.
In South America, Washington’s traditional backyard, the subjects are increasingly disobedient. Their steps toward independence advanced further in February with the formation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, which includes all states in the hemisphere apart from the U.S. and Canada.
Brian Lenzo reports on revelations that left-wing, antiwar and student groups have been spied on by a company hired by the state of Pennsylvania.
THE U.S. peace group “Peace of the Action” has discovered documents showing that it and many other organizations have been under surveillance for many months by a private agency called the Institute of Terrorism Research and Response (ITRR).
Founded by antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan, Peace of the Action has focused on opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan by pressuring legislators and organizing demonstrations and civil disobedience actions at visible places around Washington, D.C.
This week Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, look at Larry Summers and your mom, the toxic yes votes on Tarp and a second American Revolution. In the second half of the show, Max goes to Arizona to talk to Oscar Leon, director and producer of Once Upon A Time In Arizona.