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Robert Parry : Ready for Nuclear War over Ukraine?

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:23 am | Robert Parry

A senior Ukrainian official is urging the West to risk a nuclear conflagration in support of a “full-scale war” with Russia that he says authorities in Kiev are now seeking, another sign of the extremism that pervades the year-old, U.S.-backed ... More >>

Robert Parry: GOP Schools Obama on Partisanship

Monday, 2 February 2009, 8:33 am | Robert Parry

On Wednesday, when the House voted on the $819 billion stimulus bill, which many economists say is vital for the United States to avoid a possible depression, not a single Republican supported the legislation. More >>

The Military Commissions Act's Hidden Wording

Monday, 19 November 2007, 11:22 am | Robert Parry

Robert Parry on the Military Commissions Act's Hidden Wording By Robert Parry Consortium News http://www.consortiumnews.com/2007/091707.html More >>

Robert Parry: The Logic of Impeachment

Sunday, 29 July 2007, 4:56 pm | Robert Parry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has taken impeachment “off the table,” in line with Official Washington’s view that trying to oust George W. Bush and Dick Cheney would be an unpleasant waste of time. But there is emerging a compelling logic that an ... More >>

Robert Parry: If the Democrats Want to Win...

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 1:06 pm | Robert Parry

If the Democrats really want to prevail over George W. Bush on the Iraq War and on his authoritarian vision of presidential powers, they would put back on the table two options that their leaders have removed: a cut-off of war funding and impeachment. More >>

Robert Parry: Last Plamegate Worry for Bush/Cheney

Sunday, 10 June 2007, 6:59 pm | Robert Parry

It's a well-worn talking point for George W. Bush's supporters to say there was no underlying crime beneath former White House aide I. Lewis Libby's conviction for obstructing justice, a debatable point itself. But the evidence is clear there was ... More >>

Robert Parry: Grieving Moms vs. Washington Pols

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 2:09 pm | Robert Parry

Every other month, Gold Star mother Teresa Arciola drives from her home in Westchester County, New York, to Arlington Cemetery in Virginia, sits on her son's grave and reads aloud from "Corduroy," his favorite baby book. Another mother spent winter ... More >>

Robert Parry: Bush's Killer Iraq Talking Points

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 9:59 am | Robert Parry

It's an old military adage that bad intel can get soldiers killed, but it now turns out that false talking points may be even more lethal, a lesson that George W. Bush and Dick Cheney continue to teach the world as the death toll mounts in Iraq. More >>

Robert Parry: Tenet-Bush Pre-9/11 "Small Talk"

Wednesday, 9 May 2007, 11:07 am | Robert Parry

In late August 2001, when aggressive presidential action might have changed the course of US history, CIA Director George Tenet made a special trip to Crawford, Texas, to get George W. Bush to focus on an imminent threat of a spectacular al-Qaeda attack ... More >>

Robert Parry: The Ongoing Iraq Intel Fraud

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 11:09 am | Robert Parry

Almost five years and perhaps half a million deaths too late, it's finally the accepted wisdom in Washington that the intelligence that George W. Bush used to justify invading Iraq was garbage. But the pattern of twisting the truth about Iraq continues unabated ... More >>

Robert Parry: Dying for W

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 7:58 pm | Robert Parry

George W. Bush admits he has no evidence that a withdrawal timetable from Iraq would be harmful. Instead, the President told interviewer Charlie Rose that this core assumption behind his veto threat of a Democratic war appropriation bill is backed by "just ... More >>

Robert Parry: Hypocrisy: Thy Name Is Bush

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 3:51 pm | Robert Parry

George W. Bush likes to present the "war on terror" as a clear-cut moral crusade in which evildoers who kill innocent civilians must be brought harshly to justice, along with the leaders of countries that harbor terrorists. There are no grays, only ... More >>

Parry: Gonzales & the "Mayberry Machiavellis"

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 1:15 am | Robert Parry

Watching the painfully inept testimony of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales brought to mind the memorable comment in 2002 by ex-White House insider John DiIulio, who described how politics dominated everything in George W. Bush's government. More >>

Robert Parry: Bush/Cheney Dig In to Win

Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 12:43 am | Robert Parry

George W. Bush and Dick Cheney are determined to secure another $100 billion blank check for the Iraq War despite a growing consensus among intelligence and military analysts that the war strategy is in chaos and on course to gravely damage U.S. interests ... More >>

Robert Parry: "Surging" Toward Failure in Iraq

Thursday, 12 April 2007, 4:00 pm | Robert Parry

The Washington pundits and the press are all atwitter wondering how successful George W. Bush's Iraq "surge" strategy will be and how fast the Democrats will crumble in a showdown with the steely-eyed President over his demand for $100 billion more for ... More >>

Robert Parry: Bush/Cheney Still Lie With Abandon

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 11:41 am | Robert Parry

What makes George W. Bush and Dick Cheney such extraordinary threats to the future of American democracy is their readiness to tell half-truths and outright lies consistently without any apparent fear of accountability. More >>

Robert Parry: Bush, Iran & Selective Outrage

Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 12:15 am | Robert Parry

One of the least endearing features of Washington's political/media hierarchy is its propensity for selective outrage, like what is now coming from George W. Bush about the "inexcusable behavior" of the Iranian government in holding 15 British ... More >>

Robert Parry: US News Media's "War on Gore"

Friday, 23 March 2007, 4:13 pm | Robert Parry

US News Media's "War on Gore" By Robert Parry Consortium News & Truthout.Org Thursday 22 March 2007 More >>

Robert Parry: Zeroing In on Bush-Cheney

Friday, 9 March 2007, 2:48 pm | Robert Parry

Criminal trials - especially relating to national security scandals - are an imperfect way of learning the larger truth. As with the four-count conviction of former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the charges are often structured narrowly to ... More >>

Robert Parry: Bush Faces Opposition on Iran Attack

Friday, 2 March 2007, 9:56 am | Robert Parry

A number of US military leaders, reportedly including the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have waged an extraordinary behind-the-scenes resistance to what they fear is a secret plan by George W. Bush to wage war against Iran. More >>

 

 

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