US General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
By Gordon Duff
Today, General Dempsey, Chairman of America’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, the man who flew to Tel Aviv and informed Netanyahu that America wanted no part of his scheming against Iran was the subject of an assassination attempt in Afghanistan.
This wasn’t an act of terrorism or Taliban militants. It was a “mob hit” against someone who failed to kiss the feet of Netanyahu. His response was to unleash killers, not a fact for the public but a fact just the same, one the American military knows very well. Netanyahu has a problem with “hubris.”
The culprits, “militants,” managed to escape undetected from the most sophisticatedly defended real estate on earth, the perimeter of Bagam Air Force Base. Lucky for them they attacked at night, a time when America’s 5th generation night vision, ground radar and other detection systems were mysteriously disabled. Continue reading
by Justin Raimondo
In the days before the Empire, generals – particularly Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs – kept their mouths shut. The Founders’ justified fears of military intrusion into the political realm were still present in the American consciousness, and the idea that an American general might try to influence policy directly, by making public statements on controversial political topics, was considered outside the norm. Today, however, no one is shocked by Admiral Mullen’s testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee that we are, for all intents and purposes, already at war with Pakistan: Continue reading
La force internationale de l’OTAN a assuré samedi 1er octobre avoir capturé en Afghanistan l’un des chefs les plus importants du réseau taliban Haqqani, la bête noire des soldats américains et de Kaboul.
Haji Mali Khan, l’oncle du chef du réseau Sirajuddin Haqqani, a été arrêté mardi dans le sud-est afghan lors d’une opération conjointe des forces afghanes et de la coalition internationale, selon un communiqué de la Force internationale d’assistance à la sécurité (ISAF) de l’OTAN, commandée par les Américains.