pre-emptive reconstruction

From Chapter 18 of The Shock Doctrine,  another scary thought/revelation: On August 5, 2004, the White House created the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, headed by former US Ambassador to Ukraine Carlos Pascual. Its mandate is to draw up elaborate “post-conflict” plans for up to twenty-five countries that are not, as of yet, in conflict. …Fittingly, a Continue Reading

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Brits leave Basra, violence drops

The change can be summed up in 4 simple words: troops leave, violence drops As the deafening hubbub of propaganda drowns out every attempt to talk real policy change on Iraq, this simple descriptive formula–troops leave, violence drops–cuts through it all. How 4 Words From Basra Will Change Everything DUHHHH ,  Bush! DUHHH Cheney!  Of course,  they don’t really give Continue Reading

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