By Ron Paul Just over a week into the Trump Administration, the President issued an Executive Order giving Defense Secretary James Mattis 30 days to come up with a plan to defeat ISIS. According to the Order, the plan should make recommendations on military actions, diplomatic actions, partners, strategies, and how to pay for the […]
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By Ron Paul Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 US Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is the first time in three years that the US military has been sent into that conflict zone, […]
The powers amassed by each successive president through the negligence of Congress and the courts empower whomever occupies the Oval Office to act as a dictator, above the law and beyond any real accountability. In this episode of On Target, John W. Whitehead examines the presidential powers that will be inherited by the next president—powers which […]
An internal FBI report on what causes homegrown terrorism reveals that almost everything said in the media and by politicians on the topic is abjectly false. We discuss what the FBI found out.
There is reportedly a new video released in which the son of Osama bin Laden is urging Saudi youth to rise up and overthrow their government. He also expressed particular interest in areas where the US military is active in the greater Middle East. Is the recording authentic and if so, what does it mean?
Over the past several days Saudi Arabia’s brutal war against Yemen has taken an even more grim turn, as hospitals and schools have been hit. US weapons sales to the Saudis provide the firepower that kills Yemeni civilians. The military-industrial complex profits. And Saudi Arabia’s strongest ally in Yemen? al-Qaeda.
We have just dropped our 50,000th bomb in the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. What progress has been made? Can ISIS be defeated the way we are doing it? Vietnam has some lessons for how to lose a war.