Antiwar.com editor Matt Barganier discusses the best Antiwar.com articles of the week, including Grant F. Smith’s “Does AIPAC Have Only Two Major Donors;” Becky Akers’ “The TSA Exposed for Exposing Us – Again;” Justin Raimondo’s “Barbarians With BlackBerrys” about the British riots; and Ran HaCohen’s “Israelis Sick and Tired – but of What?” about the protests in Israel, where the limits of “guns and butter” spending have been reached. He also discusses the possibility of riots in the US due to economic dislocation; Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversary articles, especially Ralph Raico’s piece; and Ivan Eland’s reasoning on why the MEK doesn’t belong on the State Department’s terrorist group list.
Antiwar.com editor Matt Barganier discusses the top news and opinion headlines on Antiwar.com’s main page, including “A ‘sign of weakness’ in the propaganda of war” by H.D.S. Greenway, “The Folly of More Burma Sanctions” by David Steinberg, and “Wanted: ‘Reality-based’ GOP candidates” by Gene Healy. He also discusses the conventional US excuses for losing wars; how sanctions are used for political blackmail, not to “help the people;” deciphering the intent behind US support for Syrian protesters; and why Gov. Rick Perry would make a strong (and frighteningly terrible) GOP presidential candidate.
Antiwar.com editor Matt Barganier discusses this week’s Viewpoints section and his criteria for selecting opinion pieces; Jeff Huber’s humorous take on the “blame Iran for everything” game; David Theroux’s article on prioritizing which government abuses to tackle first; how the editors of Antiwar.com’s main page make Antiwar Radio’s topic and guest selection process much easier; and Come Home America‘s left-right coalition to end the wars and restore our civil liberties.
Antiwar.com editor Matt Barganier discusses his job scouring the media for the most important news and views; reading the New York Times and Washington Post so you don’t have to; tips and encouragement for those trying to submit articles for publishing; and why it’s better to admit ignorance than claim omniscience like certain media “experts” who are always wrong.