Posts Tagged ‘failed’

The US failed in Afghanistan by trying to moralize with bullets and bombs

Last August, the world watched the chaotic and painful American departure from Afghanistan. It led to a profound reckoning: how could two decades of war end in such humiliating defeat at the hands of Taliban militants? In Afghanistan, the list of imperial powers that have tried and failed to exercise control includes the British in […]

Mysteries Of The Failed Rebellion In Kazakhstan

It is still a mystery what forces exactly are behind the rebellion in Kazakhstan. While I had presumed that it was a CIA operation it may have been outsourced to Britain’s MI6. There are also still other possibilities. The action seen over the last few days smelled strongly of a color revolution as typically instigated by […]

Cuomo pledged to end partisan gerrymandering. His plan just failed its biggest test.

That leaves the redistricting process exactly as it was a decade ago. State lawmakers are now likely to reject both of the commission’s plans and draw the maps themselves. And success is not a given — the Legislature’s Democratic majorities need near unanimity and will have to fend off any GOP court challenges. But the […]

The Promise of Technology Failed

Animation About Dehumanizing Technology: [embedded content] Mad World by Father-Daughter team: [embedded content] The teeming masses sheeple brainwashed by the mad scientists of dreknology. Share this: Source

Opinion | Joe Biden Has Failed to Level with His Party

But this work must be done in the framework of a political system that often means delay, compromise, frustration. It is rare when a president comes into office with a mandate strong enough to overcome those conditions. Consider what happened last November: We won a clear plurality of 7 million votes; but thanks to the […]

Steelers Turn Away Ravens 20–19 After Failed 2-Point Attempt

PITTSBURGH—If the end is near for Ben Roethlisberger, he’s not telling. Not publicly anyway. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback insists he won’t make a final decision about his future until January at the earliest. Until then, he is intent on savoring each moment as it comes. Moments like the giddy postgame locker room on Sunday […]

Belgium is on the right track, but Europe has failed Palestine

The Belgian government’s decision on 25 November to label products made in illegal Israeli Jewish settlements is welcome, although it will ultimately prove ineffectual. Belgium has historically shown solidarity with Palestine if compared to other European countries, for example, Britain, Germany and France. From the cancellation of trade missions to Israel to the effusive support […]

The Big Industry That COP26 Failed to Tackle

The impact of agriculture on climate change is significant. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the agriculture sector is responsible for 10 percent of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, after transportation (29 percent), electricity production (25 percent), industry (23 percent), and commercial and residential usage (13 percent). However, according to Peter Lehner, managing attorney for EarthJustice, […]

Three Assassinations Which Refuse to Die–How Authorities Failed to Unravel Tragedies Which Changed Recent US History

During 1963-68 the USA was shaken by assassinations of its three most promising and popular leaders. The overall impact was in terms of a big loss to forces of peace and civil rights, and a boost to forces of foreign aggression and domestic injustice. The three lives lost were those of President John F. Kennedy […]

Tension Rising In Iraq After Failed Assassination Bid Of PM

BAGHDAD (AP) — The failed assassination attempt against Iraq’s prime minister at his residence on Sunday has ratcheted up tensions following last month’s parliamentary elections where the Iran-backed militias were the biggest losers. Helicopters circled in the Baghdad skies throughout the day, while troops and patrols were reinforced on the streets and near the capital’s […]

Iraqi Prime Minister Survives Drone Attack in Failed Assassination

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi survived an attempted assassination by drone that targeted his home early Sunday and is “unharmed and in good health,” the Iraqi government said in a statement. There was “an explosives-laden drone that tried to target his residence in the Green Zone,” the statement released by state-run media said, adding that security […]

The Pazzi Conspiracy: How A Florentine Family Failed And Was Banished

The Pazzi Conspiracy was a plot during the 15th century to overthrow the Medici family, who controlled Florence at the time. The conspirators, led by the Pazzi family, aimed to achieve their goal by assassinating Lorenzo de’ Medici, the ruler of Florence, and his brother, Giuliano. Although Giuliano was killed, the conspirators only managed to […]

Rep. Eric Swalwell Falls for Failed Virginia Tiki Torch Hoax 

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, fell for and promoted the tiki torch hoax during the Virginia governor’s race on Friday. “Birds of a feather,” tweeted Swalwell in response to a now-deleted post that called a photo of five tiki torch-wielding democrats “disgusting.” He fell for the […]

Democrat Operative Admits Involvement in Failed Virginia Tiki Torch False Flag Plot

Lauren Windsor, a Democrat operative, admitted her involvement in Friday’s failed tiki torch plot that attempted to smear Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin as a white supremacist. Windsor often poses undercover as a conservative activist to dupe politicians into making controversial comments. “In my capacity as a communications consultant, I worked w @ProjectLincoln to […]

Fireball Witnessed in 9 States Was Likely a Failed Russian Satellite

Fireball Witnessed in 9 States Was Likely a Failed Russian SatelliteDate: October 25, 2021Author: Nwo Report  Source: B.N. FrankWarnings about dangerous levels of space junk from satellites and similar vehicles have been ongoing for years (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).  Fortunately, no major consequences have been reported of an incident that occurred earlier this week.From Newser: Fireball Seen Across Midwest Was Failed […]

Israel Has Completely Failed At Breaking Palestinian Armed Resistance

Since the 11 day war launched against the Palestinian people in mid-May, Israel has pursued an aggressive, zero negotiation strategy in an attempt to break the will of rebelling Palestinians across the territories. If it does not change its attitude it could quickly get drawn into another armed confrontation with the Gaza Strip as it […]

Democrats Declare Democracy Has Failed Because They Did Not Get Their Way

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democrats in Washington have declared that our democratic republic has failed because they did not get their way one single time, despite dozens and dozens of legislative and electoral victories over the past year. “We did not get 100% of what we wanted; therefore, democracy has failed,” said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi […]

Afghan Survivors of Failed U.S. Drone Strike: Sorry Is ‘Not Enough’

Afghan survivors of the failed U.S. drone strike that killed 10 innocent civilians, including seven children, say “sorry” is not enough and are demanding accountability. On Friday, U.S. Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie admitted that the man targeted in the drone strike was aid worker Zemari Ahmadi, who had no connections with ISIS or […]

With Fuel from Iran, Hezbollah Steps In Where Lebanon Has Failed

September 17, 2021  By Ben Hubbard and Hwaida Saad – NYT Hezbollah said it trucked more than a million gallons of Iranian diesel fuel into Lebanon from Syria on Thursday, celebrating the move as a way of spiting the United States while bringing much-needed aid to a country nearly paralyzed by fuel shortages. With Lebanon […]

Al-Assad: Extremism Tied to EU’s Failed Policies in Middle East

Posted on August 22, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 22 Aug 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad discusses recent developments in Syria and the region with European Parliament Member, Thierry Mariani, and his accompanying delegation. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attributes spread of extremism to the European Union’s ‘failed policies’ in the Middle East.  Syrian President […]

How politicians and lobby groups tried—and failed—to co-opt legitimate concerns over low traffic neighborhoods

Image Credit: DeSmogBlog The surreal months of the UK’s first pandemic lockdown heralded a grim new reality. Away from the frontline devastation faced by key workers, stay-at-home life was characterized by fear, loss, and unfamiliar confinement. Against the backdrop of rising COVID-19 cases and shuttered shops, gyms, and restaurants, in May 2020 the government made […]

U.S. Jews failed to give their kids the ‘Israeli smell’ — Israeli minister laments

Last week Israel’s minister of Diaspora Affairs, Nachman Shai, made headlines when he said that young American Jews supporting Black Lives Matter are a threat to Israel. I just listened to Shai’s full comments to the American Jewish Committee on August 5, and he said some other remarkable things about how the Israel lobby works: […]

Finnish President on Afghanistan: The West Has Failed

Posted on August 17, 2021 by martyrashrakat  AUGUST 17, 2021 By Staff, Agencies  Finnish President Sauli Niinisto viewed that Taliban’s rapid conquest of Afghanistan as a sign of failure on the part of the West, which did not succeed in building a democratic government and a democratic society in the country. “The lesson we must […]

Time to End Another Failed California Gun Control Law

Gun control laws don’t work. Yet politicians eager to curb Americans’ Second Amendment right to “keep and bear arms” keep pushing for tighter laws to grab more guns. A good example is California’s Armed and Prohibited Persons System (APPS), defined by California Attorney General (AG) Rob Bonta’s website as “a database populated with data from a number of existing […]

Ethiopia after its Parliamentary Elections that Failed to Resolve Anything

In the midst of an extremely tense political situation, both inside Ethiopia and in terms of tension with its neighbors Sudan and Egypt over its controversial project to build the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, parliamentary elections were held in the country.  This was the sixth general election since the current regime came to power more […]

Murder Suspect Released from Jail After Prosecutors Failed to Show Up For Court Rearrested by US Marshals Service

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) ST. LOUIS — A murder suspect who was released from jail last week after the Circuit Attorney’s Office failed to attend multiple court hearings in the case is back in custody, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Brandon Campbell, 30, was arrested just before 7:30 p.m. at a home in Jennings in […]

Biden calls Cuba a failed state and communism a failed system

President Joe Biden has labelled Cuba a “failed state” and decried communism as a “universally failed system” amid protests in the Caribbean nation that remains under US sanctions. Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, Mr Biden downplayed the prospect of reestablishing US to Cuba remittances – the process allowing American to wire money to […]

CBS’s Wax Admits Press ‘Collectively’ Failed in Michael Avenatti Coverage — ‘Maybe We Went About Covering Him the Wrong Way’

Friday, CBS News correspondent Jamie Wax admitted the press failed in its coverage of disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star, Stormy Daniels. Avenatti, an outspoken critic of Donald Trump, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for his attempt to extort more than $20 million from Nike. After CBS News ran […]

What Is Biden’s Next Move With Afghanistan And Has The US Government Failed?

The US Biden administration seems to be following through on its promise, for now, to end the longest war in US history. But is the withdrawal of troops going to mean the end of US presence inside Afghanistan, or is there more than meets the eye going on here? According to the former President of […]

Israel army: ‘We failed to prevent Palestine resistance from launching rockets’

Chief of Staff of the Israel Defence Forces Aviv Kochavi recognised last week that Israel failed to prevent Palestinian resistance in Gaza from launching rockets and mortar shells during the 11-day Israeli offensive on the besieged enclave, the Times of Israel reported. Speaking at a conference commemorating former Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, at the […]

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