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Bashar Assad

The truths Clinton and Trump won't speak

The truths Clinton and Trump won't speak

The last 50-odd years of American history have time and again demonstrated the ugly reality that when the collection of government officials, think-tanks, and media cheerleaders that make up the military industrial complex are itching for a confrontation, they don't let anything as petty and insignificant as the truth stand in their way.

When President Lyndon Johnson needed a pretext to jump into the quagmire of Vietnam, we suddenly discovered that Ho Chi Minh's forces had fired on U.S. vessels in the Gulf of Tonkin.

To whip up support for what became "Desert Storm" in 1990-91, we were told that Saddam Hussein's troops had cruelly murdered little tots in Kuwait...