War

Writings on war by author Dee Knight

Shock & Awe, Then & Now

Shock & Awe, Then & Now

“Shock and awe” was George Bush’s name for his “Desert Storm” attack on Iraq in 1990-91. A UN report described it as “near apocalyptic.”

Crash Course & Turn the Guns Around

Crash Course & Turn the Guns Around

I may write about many different books here, but the top two for now are Crash Course: from the Good War to the Forever War, by H. Bruce Franklin, and Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts and Revolutions,?by my friend John Catalinotto, an organizer of the...

The canonization of Bush Sr.

The canonization of Bush Sr.

The recent fawning canonization of George HW Bush (senior) on the occasion of his death was really too much for me. So I appreciate the comments of Glen Ford of Blackagendareport.com. He said, in part:? The daily whitewashing of imperial crimes that masquerades as...

Turn the Guns Around!

Turn the Guns Around!

Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts and Revolutions,?by my friend John Catalinotto, an organizer of the American Servicemen's Union (ASU). I'll post my review (below) of this hugely important book, and am likely to refer to it from time to time. In some...