The Disaffected Lib: While We’re Focused on Chemical Warfare

It’s interesting how selective the United States can be about weapons of mass destruction given that the U.S. continues to be responsible for widespread death and destruction from its own chemical and nuclear weapons. The gas that Obama-Kerry are blaming on Assad appears to have killed somewhere between a few hundred and a thousand or ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Chemical Weapons in Syria? Merely a Pretext [Iran, Shhh.]

” It’s the Economy, Stupid.” [Or oil, or gas, or energy…] If you think you know why Syria is happening [and happening NOW], you’re probably missing a number of the elements at play. Don’t expect western governments or the corporate media to enumerate these. Sure, chemical weapons are horrible, but so are cluster bombs [called ...

The Disaffected Lib: Will Israel Take Out Assad?

It sounds like a bad dream until you factor in two things.   One, Assad has announced he has WMDs, chemical and biological, at his disposal and he’s prepared to use them to thwart potential foreign intervenion.   Two, Assad’s days are probably numbered and it’s possible those WMDs could fall right into the hands of Islamist ...