‘If there’s a 1% chance [that a threat is real], we have to treat it as a certainty in terms of our response. It’s not about our analysis … its about our response.’ — -Dick Cheney

Stills from: Inside the Mossad. TV MINI Series. 2017.

On “Terrorism”

Whose Security?

Private Interests and the American Oligarchy

Policy of Chaos

Consequences of the Global War on Terror

Rethinking Security

Making the Case for Diplomacy as the Long Game


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