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March 27, 2018
While Trump and Mattis were celebrating big military spending increases, the president announced that John Bolton, one of the chief architects of the Iraq war debacle, would become his ... Former Congressman Ron Paul is the founder and chairman of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity.
March 27, 2018
While Trump and Mattis were celebrating big military spending increases, the president announced that John Bolton, one of the chief architects of the Iraq war debacle, would become his national security advisor. As former CIA analyst Paul Pillar has written, this is a man who, while at the State Department,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
Ron Paul: Neocons Are Back With Big War Budget ... by RON PAUL || On Friday, President Donald Trump signed the omnibus spending bill for 2018. ... and Mattis were celebrating big military spending increases, the president announced that John Bolton, one of the chief architects of the Iraq war debacle,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
(And to disproportionately back Ron Paul, who had vocally opposed the Iraq War.) If large numbers of Democratic-leaning independents vote in New Hampshire's 2020 Republican primary, they could boost Kasich or Flake. But since the Democrats will be holding their own hotly contested primary that year,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
He blames Iran – rather than the 2003 US invasion – for the ongoing disaster in Iraq. He enthusiastically embraced the Bush policy of “enhanced interrogation,” which the rest of us call “torture.” Speaking of torture, even if some of the details of Trump's CIA nominee Gina Haspel's involvement in the tortureÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2018
by RON PAUL || President Donald Trump's planned 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports may provide a temporary boost for ... President Trump's claim that trade wars can be easily won is as credible as the neoconservative claim that the Iraq War would be a cakewalk.
March 7, 2018
A long-time critic of US foreign policy and interventionism as well as an opponent of the Iraq War, Ron Paul told RT that maintaining the American presence in the region was a bad idea. “Their definition of 'necessary' is a lot different from other people's. The people of Iraq have spoken, their legislative bodyÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Over the weekend, President Trump told an audience at a fundraiser that the US attack on Iraq was the “worst decision ever.” As we approach 15 years since the launch of “shock and awe,” the truth of Trump's words are evermore obvious. As president, however, he has the power to correct that terribleÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Fifteen years ago today, the US launched its “shock and awe” attack against Iraq. The war was based on lies and propaganda, it cost trillions, and it left perhaps a million dead. To date no one has been punished for this disaster. Have we learned our lesson not to listen to neocon lies? Hardly! On today'sÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
He said that while Americans were “bamboozled” into supporting the 2003 invasion by “propaganda” that “Iraq had something to with 9/11” or possessed weapons of mass destruction, they are now “waking up, because I think 60-70 percent of the American people now aren't very trustworthy (sic) of ourÃâÃÂ ...
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