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Obama to unveil largest base military budget in history

US President Barack Obama will unveil his fiscal 2016 budget proposal, reversing many of the cuts instituted in 2013 and requesting the largest base military budget in American history.

Obama’s ‘State of Delusion’

The delusional character of Obama’s State of the Union address—presenting an America of rising living standards and a booming economy, capped by his declaration that the “shadow of crisis has passed”—is perhaps matched only in its presentation by the media and supporters of the Democratic Party.

Washington buries the CIA torture report

One month ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee released the 525-page summary of its voluminous report on the torture of prisoners in secret CIA facilities overseas, conducted between 2002 and 2007.

Flawed, brutal and ineffective: Senate report on CIA torture

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has released a drastically redacted summary of its voluminous report on the CIA’s torture program during the George W. Bush administration.