Sunday, April 30, 2017
Archive From Thought
De Facto Allies:
Israel and ISIL Are Cut from the Same Colonial Cloth
Rasa - Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon says the November gun battle between Israeli troops and ISIL forces along the Golan frontier was followed up with an ISIL “apology.”
4/28/2017 11:04:00 PM
America’s Longest War:
There Will Be Endless Tough Years in Afghanistan
Rasa - Defense Secretary James Mattis did strike the right chord when he offered the same assessment that Pentagon officials have been offering on the Afghan War for the past 16 years: “It’s going to be a tough year.”
4/27/2017 10:54:00 PM
Fate of Syria Must Not Be Decided by US and Fellow Warmongers
Rasa - Given the successful anti-terror campaign by allied forces of Iran, Syria and Russia in defeating terrorism, there is the global opportunity to speak truth to power, to save the world from the scourge of war and terrorism, and to prevent and remove the threats to common peace and security.
4/26/2017 10:03:00 PM
War of Choice:
It Is Time for the West to Take Questions from the Middle East
Rasa - The issue of America’s war of choice and grandiose thinking in the Middle East is putting the entire world in danger. It has become deeply entangled with lingering resentments from the world community.
4/25/2017 11:39:30 PM
Self-Defeating Shell Game:
The Trump Doctrine Kills Civilians, Protects Terrorists
Rasa - The Trump White House doctrine to escalate the war on Syria is really all about killing civilians and supporting terror proxy forces with global reach. It has also poisoned American political culture with various manifestations of xenophobia, Islamophobia, and other forms of racism and bigotry.
4/24/2017 11:51:26 PM
US & Saudi Arabia:
Regime Change Fantasies and Slurs Can Thrive for Only so Long
Rasa - According to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, war criminal is someone who commits war crimes, such as genocide, murdering civilians, or mistreatment of prisoners of war, in violation of the conventions of warfare.
4/23/2017 11:19:00 PM
France’s Syria Blowback:
A Catastrophe of the West’s Making
Rasa - On Thursday, April 20, a French police was shot dead and two others injured in Paris in a terrorist attack claimed by ISIL. The terrorist group has identified the attacker as “Abu Yousif, the Belgian.”
4/22/2017 11:26:35 PM
Mass Outbreak:
The Political Class in Washington Is Mentally Unstable
Rasa - It is the belief of many pundits in the United States that there is a mass outbreak of mental illness among the political class in Washington.
4/21/2017 10:57:00 PM
Saudis Are Behind Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis
Rasa - With 18.8 million people in need of humanitarian aid, including 10.3 million requiring immediate assistance, Yemen is now the second largest humanitarian crisis in the world, after Syria.
4/21/2017 1:47:24 AM
Reasons behind US Defense Sec Trip to West Asia
Rasa - Amid heightened rhetoric of Saudi Arabian and other Arab officials against the Iranian role in the region over the past week, the US Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday as part of a regional tour that also will see him visiting other countries such as Egypt, Qatar, Djibouti, and the Israeli regime.
4/20/2017 11:59:50 PM