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Warrior Connection-11.20.16

The November 20 edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion with John Ketwig who is Vietnam veteran and author of the exceptional book on the Vietnam War: “and a hard rain fell—A GI’s true story of the War in Vietnam”. (contact: publicity@sourcebooks.com ) John’s exceptional book is available from most bookstores and is in still in print.

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LOUIS PROYECT – The Descent of the Left Press: From IF Stone to The Nation

Just about fifty years ago when I was becoming politicized around the war in Vietnam, I began searching desperately for information and analysis that could explain why this senseless war was taking place. After taking out a subscription to I.F. Stone’s Weekly that an old friend had recommended, the scales began to fall from my eyes. Isidor Feinstein Stone, who …

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Iraq : Think nothing can shock you anymore? – Try this

As many as 576,000 Iraqi children may have died since the end of the Persian Gulf war because of economic sanctions imposed by the Security Council, according to two scientists who surveyed the country for the Food and Agriculture Organization. The study also found steeply rising malnutrition among the young, suggesting that more children will be at risk in the …

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Nick Turse – Breaking the Camouflage Wall of Silence

It’s rare to hear one top military commander publicly badmouth another, call attention to his faults, or simply point out his shortcomings. Despite a seemingly endless supply of debacles from strategic setbacks to quagmire conflicts since 9/11, the top brass rarely criticize each other or, even in retirement, utter a word about the failings of their predecessors or successors.  Think …

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PATRICK L. SMITH – We can’t have more of the same: The very real dangers of Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy

Just what we needed: another foreign policy speech from Candidate Clinton. This one arrived last Thursday in San Diego—well-chosen ground, given the Navy’s immense base on the city’s shore and the Marine Expeditionary Force garrisoned at Camp Pendleton. It has a long military tradition, San Diego, and the projection of American power is what drives the local economy. Perfect for …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – Medicinal Marijuana, Hemp Cannabidiol (CBD) – 05.24.16

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, www.drznatually.com, interviews Col. Philip Blair, MD, ret., (USArmy). Dr. Blair is a Family Physician providing disease management for small business employees in several states. He graduated from West Point in 1972, attended the University of Miami School of Medicine and trained as an Army Family Physician. After medical assignments in three continents and the Gulf War he delivered primary care above the Arctic Circle, Kodiac Island and Newfoundland. In 2002 he became Vice President for Disease Management at AWAC Inc, where he developed a highly successful interventional approach to chronic disease saving employers over $24 million. Since 2011 his own company, Pro Health Advisor, has providing innovative disease management by telemedicine to clients in all states. Dr. Blair has researched, explored and applied industrial hemp cannabidiol (CBD) to clinical care for patients, organizations and other health professionals across the USA and into Australia and UK. His services are internet based and accessible for patient and provider consultations internationally.

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Sarah Lazare – Have We Learned Nothing? 13 Years After America’s Disastrous Iraq Invasion, Obama Quietly Deploys More Troops

It has been thirteen years since former president George W. Bush sat in the Oval Office and announced [3] the invasion and large-scale bombing of Iraq to “free its people and to defend the world from grave danger.” That war and occupation would go on to take the lives of over one million Iraqi people, according to [4] some estimates, and leave behind decimated infrastructure [5], environmental poison [6], asectarian [7] political …