America’s Border Insecurity

by S. Paul Forrest AmericaRevealed.org   No Republican campaign speech ever goes on for long without mention of illegal immigration and the desire to quell it. Though the debate itself invokes a clear and present problem, the persistent use of it as a political jumping point without consideration or offering of reasoned solutions, continues to […]

The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Afghanistan

By Chris McManus In the movie ”American Gangster” the Harlem druglord  Frank Lucas is played by Denzel Washington.  The movie portrays the smuggling of tons of heroin into the US from Vietnam using the coffins of dead American servicemen. Lucas bragged in a magazine article that the coffins were modified with false bottoms” big enough […]

NY Times Missed the Mark on Native American Border Story

The Tohona O’odham native American tribe skirts the border of  southwest Arizona and Mexico. The New York Times covering a drug running story failed to tell the real story of the Tohono O’odham human rights issues and the complicity between elected Tohono O’doham officials, tribal police and US Border Patrol agents. News reporter Erik Echholm […]

Tohono O’odham Nation: How Many Wars?

The Tohono O’odham Nation, which is located in Arizona on the Mexican border seems to be having a problem with drugs, immigrants, and federal agents. Which is worse is hard to determine. As with most wars — in this case, the War on Drugs — everyone is right. After all, everything is fair in love […]

Venezuela/Colombia War Threat Escalates

Tensions have heightened at the Venezuela/Columbia border, and the war threat has escalated. The Venezuelan ambassador to Columbia, Gustavo Marquez, warns that “there is a pre-war situation in the entire region”.

We’ve All Seen ’em, But Who Starts ’em?

Initially I wrote this as simply a response to an email from a friend.  It is one of those things that someone “cleverly” thought up, like “Joe the Plumber” was thought up and then it gets mindlessly passed by the thoughtless followers of the Rush Limbaugh ilk.  It is time, however, to call this crap […]