How George H.W. Bush Was Groomed to Become President

December 03, 2018

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary looks back on George H.W. Bush and the role of political grooming in America. As the US political establishment pays its sometimes gushing respects to George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30, some journalists have dared to remind us who he was, what he did and...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Nobody” Knew about Brexit

July 19, 2018

When you’re told nobody had any idea, you can only conclude that there were plenty of people who knew what you weren’t supposed to know. In an interview with British TV presenter Piers Morgan, US President Donald Trump revealed what he learned about Queen Elizabeth’s take on Brexit. It...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Bush Defines “Moral Clarity”

October 26, 2017

Former born-again political leader George W. Bush defines morality for a new generation. TODAY’S 3D DEFINITION: MORAL CLARITY On October 19, George W. Bush shared with the world his slightly indirect critique of Donald Trump, as he warned his audience about the rise of bigotry and populism...

Did the US Overreact to 9/11?

June 13, 2015

The Bush administration saw the aftermath of 9/11 as an opportunity to achieve pre-existing foreign policy goals. Louise Richardson, the incoming vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, has attracted controversy for suggesting the US overreacted to the terrorist attacks of September 11,...

Guantánamo Bay: The “Law-Free” Environment (Part 2/2)

September 17, 2013

The US government has created a “law-free” custodial environment at Guantánamo Bay. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. Important in understanding the War on Terror’s true purposes is the fact that, in light of the US government’s tactics in...

When America Met Mandela

July 04, 2013

"Take your guns, pangas, and knives and throw them into the sea" (Nelson Mandela). By Francis Njubi Nesbitt "Who is this man Mandela?" The US News & World Report asked in January 1990. Apparently no one knew much, since the magazine could only come up with three short...