Just Some Notes On Lily Pads and Military Bases by Gaither Stewart

by Gaither Stewart Featured Writer Dandelion Salad 4 October, 2010 The lily pad fits in with its surroundings, as does the frog. Like most of nature its camouflage saves it. Human beings are the only creatures who do not fit in with the rest of nature. Nature is simple. But mankind rejects simple living. Now suppose […]

Russia to put military bases in South Ossetia and Abkhazia

Dandelion Salad RussiaToday Russia will place bases in the newly independent states of Abkhazia and South Ossetia and build relations with the two countries, Russian president Medvedev announced at a meeting with the media in the city of Izhevsk. more about “Russia to put military bases in South…“, posted with vodpod . see Georgia

Why does US need military bases around the world?

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews More at http://therealnews.com/c.ph… Aijaz Ahmad: What would a rational American foreign policy look like? “Why does US need military bases aroun…“, posted with vodpod see What’s a rational American foreign policy? + Lieberman wants stronger action against Iran (Part I)

Feb 25 Program: Seeds of Destruction, US Military Bases Around the World, Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

Dandelion Salad Global Research, February 25, 2008 The Global Research News Hour w/ Michel Chossudovsky & Stephen Lendman Feb 25 Program: Seeds of Destruction, US Military Bases Around the World, Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Monday, February 25th 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (CST) 12 Noon to 2.00 pm (EST) 9.00 am – 11.00 am (PT) […]

Review Article: The Worldwide Network of US Military Bases by Prof. Jules Dufour

Dandelion Salad The Global Deployment of US Military Personnel by Prof. Jules Dufour Global Research, July 1, 2007 The Worldwide control of humanity’s economic, social and political activities is under the helm of US corporate and military power. Underlying this process are various schemes of direct and indirect military intervention. These US sponsored strategies ultmately […]

Bases, Missiles, Wars: U.S. Consolidates Global Military Network by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Stop NATO http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com 26 January, 2010 Over the past decade the United States has steadily (though to much of the world imperceptibly) extended its military reach to most all parts of the world. From subordinating almost all of Europe to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization through the latter’s […]

Tensions Rise in Latin America over US Military Plan to Use Three Bases in Colombia

Dandelion Salad Democracy Now! July 27, 2009 Tensions Rise in Latin America over US Military Plan to Use Three Bases in Colombia The Colombian government has agreed to grant US forces the use of three Colombian military bases for South American anti-drug operations. The move has heightened tensions between Colombia, the largest recipient of US […]

What If Governments Obeyed Laws? by David Swanson + Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy September 19, 2018 Do we need new laws or adherence to the old ones? Yes. Both.

Underestimating The U.S. Military Budget, Altruism and Sadism by David Swanson

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy June 25, 2018 There are three things that are almost always underestimated: the U.S. military budget, altruism, and sadism. First, the military budget.

Audit the Outlaw Military Budget by Ralph Nader

Dandelion Salad by Ralph Nader The Nader Page, May 23, 2018 May 26, 2018 Top military, diplomatic, and political leaders have exposed, warned of, and condemned our runaway, unaudited military budgets for decades, to no avail. (For many examples, see America’s War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts by James McCartney, with Molly Sinclair McCartney.) They […]

US Military Leadership Resisted Obama’s Bid for Regime Change in Syria and Libya by Gareth Porter

by Gareth Porter Writer, Dandelion Salad crossposted at Middle East Eye Washington January 4, 2016 Seymour Hersh’s recent revelations about an effort by the US military leadership in 2013 to bolster the Syrian army against jihadist forces in Syria shed important new light on the internal bureaucratic politics surrounding regime change in US Middle East […]

“Moral Injury”–One Military Veteran Kills Teenager, Another Kills Himself by Shepherd Bliss

by Shepherd Bliss Writer, Dandelion Salad Santa Rosa, California December 12, 2013 Thirteen-year-old Andy Lopez was killed by sheriff’s deputy Erick Gelhaus on October 22, as the boy walked home in his Latino neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California. The Iraq War veteran claims he mistook the eighth-grader’s toy rifle for a real one. A month […]

U.S. Intensifies Military Encirclement of China by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Stop NATO Nov. 18, 2012 With the emergence of China as the world’s second-largest economy and its concomitant renewal of (comparatively minor) territorial claims in the East China Sea and South China Sea, the stage is set for a U.S.-Chinese confrontation of a nature and on a scale […]

NATO Summit: Obama To Fete 50-Nation Expeditionary Military Force by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Stop NATO Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism April 17, 2012 Last week the Sun-Times, one of Chicago’s two major dailies, reported that the president and his wife will host complementary receptions during next month’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit attended by the heads of state and government (presidents […]

NATO: The Military Enforcement Wing Of The West’s 1% by Rick Rozoff

by Rick Rozoff Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Stop NATO Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism April 9, 2012 On April 7 Fox News Chicago reported on Occupy Chicago’s march through the city’s downtown, the Loop, recording that hundreds of protesters chanted “End the war, tax the rich” during part of the group’s Chicago Spring actions throughout […]