ICH Headlines 15 April 2017

15 April 2017 — Information Clearing House

A Government of Morons

By Paul Craig Roberts

Western Civilization, if civilization it is, is the greatest committer of war crimes in human history.

World Held Hostage by American Military Madness

By Finian Cunningham

The world is truly being pushed to an abysmal precipice.

What a Perverse Presidential Incentive System!

By Sheldon Richman

War reminds the people that their real religion is the religion of State, i.e., nationalism.

Now Only Rational Thinking Can Save the World!

By Andre Vltchek

The West has brought the world to the brink of total collapse, but its citizens, even its intellectuals, are stubbornly refusing to grasp the urgency.

New Revelations Belie Trump Claims on Syria Chemical Attack

By Gareth Porter

Two new revelations contradict the Trump administration’s line on the April 4 attack.

Did Al Qaeda Fool the White House Again?

By Robert Parry

If a U.S. government official voices “high confidence” that usually means “we don’t have any real evidence.

This Is What’s Really Behind North Korea’s Nuclear Provocations

By Bruce Cumings

It’s easy to dismiss Kim Jong-un as a madman. But there’s a long history of US aggression against the North, which we forget at our peril.

Piece of Cake: New Normal of Trump’s Foreign Policy

By Pepe Escobar

“The US will not tolerate a Russia-China alliance tilting the balance of power. North Korea and Syria are merely pawns in this struggle”.

Stand Down Mr.Trump Stand Down

Video and Transcript

Trump cut a deal with the deep state, and the neoliberal/neocon/corporate alliance. They got his back now.

The True Cost of Israel

By Philip Giraldi

In truth, American aid to Israel is something like a pot of gold that keeps on giving.

Beware the Dogs of War: Is the American Empire on the Verge of Collapse?

By John W. Whitehead

Wake up, America. There’s not much time left before we reach the zero hour.

The Fog of War: Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara

Documentary Film

Brilliant work by director Morris is the stuff of life. And death. It arouses the most basic moral and immoral questions of being human.