Syria Update II: OMG SHIT GOT REAL FAST

Then came the wave: MATTIS RESIGNS

So, Trump said we beat ISIS and we’re leaving Syria, so this should be interesting…

So, yeah, this should be interesting.
I have thought for a very long time that “civilian control” of the military was an adorably cute notion. 
(I also don’t believe in the Tooth Fairy, in case you were wondering.)

“Shock and Awe – Achieving Rapid Dominance”

“Theoretically, the magnitude of Shock and Awe Rapid Dominance seeks to impose (in extreme cases) is the non-nuclear equivalent of the impact that the atomic weapons dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had on the Japanese.”

Foreign Policy: One Million Refugees

Half of Europe’s asylum seekers in the last two years were still awaiting word on whether they could stay at the end of 2016. via Study: About One Million Refugees Left … Continue reading Foreign Policy: One Million Refugees

I am not a spy

So, as a non-Russia hating, radical, subversive hacker whose formal education was in Chemistry, speaks the wrong languages, thinks Israel commits war crimes and that America does as well, is embedded in the center of the proving grounds of the Military Industrial Complex and whose entire life was spent under the tutelage of a father that essentially made the Surveillance State possible, I just want to say, for the record:
I am not a spy.

The Strait You’ve Never Heard Of

“The Red Sea, with the Suez Canal in the north and the Bab el-Mandeb in the south, is one of the most vital sea lines of communication and a critical … Continue reading The Strait You’ve Never Heard Of