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Hacktivists expose media’s refusal to report on private operatives at Boston bombings.
The U.S. government under the administration of President George W. Bush did indeed use torture during its war on terror following the September 11, 2001, attacks, a new bipartisan study …
In a letter sent to President Obama this week, the nation’s leading human rights organizations questioned the legal basis for targeted killing and called for an end to the secrecy …
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 18:09

How Iran Report Undermined U.S. Plan

Former chair of the U.S. National Intelligence Council, Thomas Fingar, received the 2013 Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence in January for his role overseeing the 2007 U.S. National …
Despite turning a blind eye to the use of internationally-banned chemical weapons by the terrorists it is supporting and supplying in Syria, the US has unable to overthrow the legal …
Less than two weeks after Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster of CIA Chief John Brennan’s confirmation in the US Senate, it seems that the controversy over the legality and transparency of …
Sunday, 24 March 2013 10:59

CIA Expands Role in Syria Fight

The Central Intelligence Agency is expanding its role in the campaign against the Syrian regime by feeding intelligence to select rebel fighters to use against government forces, current and former …
In the United States everything is polluted. Democracy is polluted with special interests and corrupt politicians.
U.S. operational missile defense systems to be deployed in Romania and Poland in 2015 and 2018, respectively, are not designed to intercept potential ballistic missiles launched by Iran…The only purpose …
The Obama White House seems to be launching a public relations campaign against China, drumming up hatred and fear about alleged cyber-espionage activities of the Chinese government against the US.
If I had to pick one word to describe the political culture of the United States, I would call it unwell.
Friday, 22 February 2013 20:02

How Obama Can Fight Hunger Now

In his State of the Union address, President Obama offered the kind of concrete proposals that anti-poverty advocates have long been waiting for: raising the minimum wage, expanding high-quality early …
If automatic Pentagon budget cuts go through as scheduled next week, the Navy is going to grind its major operations practically to a halt. Or at least that’s the message …
Sunday, 17 February 2013 19:58

Who Owns the World?

Recently, renowned US political analyst, Noam Chomsky, who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), spoke with publisher David Barsamian, on the new American imperialism.
Saturday, 16 February 2013 19:51

Sanctions Counterproductive

U.S.-led sanctions designed to punish Iran for its nuclear energy program may be counter-productive, said scientists and security analysts tracking the decade-long standoff over the Persian Gulf nation’s atomic work.
Thursday, 14 February 2013 14:22

US Arms Fuel Asian Tension

After a year of intense diplomatic standoff and territorial brinkmanship among disputing states in the South and East China Seas, the U.S. military ‘pivot’ to the region appears to be …
Monday, 11 February 2013 19:43

Beware The Consequences of 'Pre-Emptive' War

Last year more US troops died by suicide than died in combat in Afghanistan. More than 20 percent of military personnel deployed to combat will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Thursday, 07 February 2013 18:37

Biden in Munich: The Ugly Face of Imperialism

“A decade of war is now ending,” President Barack Obama told Americans in his second inaugural address delivered little more than two weeks ago in Washington.
Monday, 04 February 2013 09:14

The Growing Wealth Gap Is Unsustainable

Antony Jenkins, chief executive of Barclays, who appears before MPs and peers on the banking standards commission this week, has removed one issue from the agenda, namely his right to …
Thursday, 24 January 2013 19:26

There is No Hope for Change

There have been two momentous events in the last week. Of course President Obama’s swearing in for a second term is a big deal, even if somewhat less historic than …