75 Years of Pearl Harbor Lies by David Swanson

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy, Nov. 30, 2016 December 1, 2016 Pearl Harbor Day today is like Columbus Day 50 years ago. That is to say: most people still believe the hype. The myths are still maintained in their blissful unquestioned state. “New Pearl Harbors” are longed for by war makers, […]

Our International Relations Are Built Upon Lies by Dennis Kucinich

Dandelion Salad by Dennis Kucinich World Beyond War, Oct. 20, 2016 October 21, 2016 The most consequential statement by Secretary Clinton in last night’s debate was her pronouncement that a no-fly zone over Syria could “save lives and hasten the end of the conflict,” that a no-fly zone would provide “safe zones on the ground” […]

Ten Revealing War Lies by David Swanson

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad telesurtv.net April 13, 2016 Remarks prepared for event in Washington, D.C., on April 11, 2016. Let’s look at ten revealing moments in the history of lying about wars to see what they tell us, and then I’ll be glad to try to answer any questions I can. These remarks […]

Chris Hedges on Corbyn VS Sanders: Two Different Political Animals + Hedges: US’ Ongoing Assault on Iraq Coughed Up Groups Like ISIS

Dandelion Salad with Chris Hedges RT Op-Edge September 15, 2015 There is not much in common between British politician Jeremy Corbyn and American Bernie Sanders, said Chris Hedges, author and activist. While Corbyn has spent 30 years fighting the establishment, Sanders never confronted US imperialism, he added. RT: Why are politicians like Jeremy Corbyn and […]

Body of War (must-see) + Iraq veteran, activist Tomas Young dies at 34

Dandelion Salad Updated: Nov. 11, 2014 TheRealNews on Sep 24, 2014 Body of War, a film by Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue. It is an intimate and transformational feature documentary about the true face of war today.

The Geopolitics of World War III + Transcript + US War on ISIL: Barrel of Volatile Lies by Finian Cunningham

Dandelion Salad StormCloudsGathering on Sep 11, 2014 The real reason Russia and Syria are being targeted right now. Follow us on Facebook: StormCloudsGathering Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/SCGupdates Donate: StormCloudsGathering/donate Get weekly email updates: scgnews.com/scgnews_updates

Is There Anyone Out There Who Still Believes in Barack Obama’s Lies? by William Blum

by William Blum Writer, Dandelion Salad http://www.killinghope.org April 7, 2014 Indoctrinating a new generation Is there anyone out there who still believes that Barack Obama, when he’s speaking about American foreign policy, is capable of being anything like an honest man? In a March 26 talk in Belgium to “European youth”, the president fed his […]

Iraq’s Cabinet Approved a Draft Law Lowering the Age of Legal Marriage for Girls to 9 Years Old by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England March 14, 2014 Less than a month before the eleventh anniversary of the illegal US-led invasion of Iraq, the near destruction of much of the country, heritage, culture, secularism, education, health services and all State institutions, the country is poised to revert “two thousand years” say campaigners. […]

Rick Rozoff: Former Soviet Republics, Current Russian Allies Are U.S./NATO Color Revolution Targets

by Rick Rozoff Writer, Dandelion Salad Stop NATO February 23, 2014 John Robles Voice of Russia February 23, 2014 Recorded on February 18, 2014 Part I It is unprecedented that simultaneously three countries that are allies of Russia are being threatened by color revolutions: Venezuela, the Bosnian Serb Republic (Republika Srpska) and Ukraine. These synthetic […]

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Offers Financial Bounty to Extrajudicial Killers by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England February 23, 2014 “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.” — Albert Camus, 1913-1960 On September 7th 2012, the US Department of State (“Diplomacy in Action”) assured on their website: “The U.S. Mission in Iraq remains dedicated to building a strategic partnership […]

US, Allies ‘Arming Al-Qaeda’ in Syria by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham Writer, Dandelion Salad East Africa Crossposted from PressTV, Feb. 4, 2014 February 5, 2014 The titular head of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has reportedly disavowed the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Videos emerged over the weekend of the Egyptian-born leader denying any organizational links with the ISIS. The British Guardian reported […]

US and UK Continues Arming a Tyrant in Iraq by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England February 1, 2014 “The greatest crime since World War II has been U.S. foreign policy.” — Former US Attorney General, Ramsey Clark, b 1927 On February 10th 2003, German Green MP Joschka Fischer, then Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor, stunned an international security conference, in Munich’s opulent […]

Fallujah, Symbol of Iraq’s Unending Tragedy + Profiting from the Destruction of Basra by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England January 4, 2014 If war should come, whichever side may claim ultimate victory, nothing is more certain that victor and vanquished alike would glean a gruesome harvest of human misery and suffering. – UK Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, July 31, 1939, to the House of Commons Fallujah […]

Opposition to Iraq War May Save Syria by David Swanson + Gareth Porter: US intelligence has no hard proof Assad used chemical weapons

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad warisacrime.org August 29, 2013 Evidence of “weapons of mass destruction” is “no slam dunk,” U.S. officials are saying this time around, reversing the claim made about Iraq by then-CIA director George Tenet.

From Iraq, A Tragic Reminder to Prosecute the War Criminals by John Pilger

Dandelion Salad by John Pilger http://johnpilger.com/ 27 May 2013 The dust in Iraq rolls down the long roads that are the desert’s fingers. It gets in your eyes and nose and throat; it swirls in markets and school playgrounds, consuming children kicking a ball; and it carries, according to Dr. Jawad Al-Ali, “the seeds of […]