Tag Archives: War on Terror
Greenwald: Romney’s “Treason” Smear of Tulsi Gabbard is False and Noxious, But Now Typifies U.S. Discourse
“It is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to find any despot in history who does not weaponize accusations of “treason” against dissidents as a central instrument for control. That U.S. discourse has now descended completely to that level is barely debatable.”
The Belmarsh Tribunal: The War On Terror is Put on Trial
“To free the world we have to free Assange. Stay Free.” Edward Snowden
A People’s Guide to the War Industry -5: Portfolio of Conflicts
“They ignored the real threat: The U.S. Armed Forces’ rampant carbon-based military activity contributes to anthropogenic climate change, which melts Arctic ice, which opens up northern sea lanes, into which the Pentagon projects its polluting arsenal, which puts more carbon in the atmosphere.”
Chris Hedges: The Cost of Resistance
“The governing elites, when truly threatened, turn the rule of law into farce. Dissent becomes treason. They use the state mechanisms of control – intelligence agencies, police, courts, black propaganda and a compliant press that acts as their echo chamber, along with the jails and prisons, not only to marginalize and isolate rebels, but to psychologically and physically destroy them.”
How the SCOTUS “Muslim Ban Ruling” Gives the President a Blank Check to Detain American Citizens
Supreme Court Gives Any President a Blank Check to Detain American Citizens
If We Want to Support Refugees, We Need To End the Wars That Create Them
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.
Flowers and Zeese | New Defense Strategy: War with Great Nations and Arms Race
The anti-war movement, which atrophied under President Obama, is coming back to life.
Tom Engelhardt | Mapping a World from Hell: 76 Countries Are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror
The Costs of War Project has produced not just a map of the war on terror, 2015-2017 (released at TomDispatch with this article), but the first map of its kind ever. It offers an astounding vision of Washington’s counterterror wars across the globe…
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, How We Learned Not To Care About America’s Wars
Autopilot Wars: Sixteen Years, But Who’s Counting?
Robert Koehler | A Public Plan for Peace
Something is dangerously loose at the American core: a need for endless war combined with a nuclear recklessness uncontained by public scrutiny. By Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams April 27, 2017 The American will to wage war — endless war, pointless war, total war — is, I fear, impervious to public opinion and even political action. […]
The Intercept | Trial and Terror
An in-depth report by The Intercept on US government pursuit of terrorism by the intelligence community.
Glenn Greenwald | Obama Killed a 16-Year-Old American in Yemen. Trump Just Killed His 8-Year-Old Sister.
A hideous symbol of the bipartisan continuity of U.S. barbarism…
Former FBI Agent, Coleen Rowley Talks About 9/11 Intelligence Failures and GWOT
Former FBI Special Agent and whistleblower, Coleen Rowley, joins us to discuss the greatest intelligence failure in American History.
DN! Exclusive VIDEOS: Air Force Whistleblowers Risk Prosecution to Warn Drone War Kills Civilians, Fuels Terror
“Numbing & Horrible”: Former Drone Operator Brandon Bryant on His Haunting First Kill
Mary Beaudoin: Who is Behind the Mask?
He is credited with being a military strategist with abilities worthy of a five-star general and yet at the same time possessing the business acumen of an oil tycoon, in addition to being “a prolific fundraiser and a ruthless killer.” By Mary Beaudoin WAMM Newsletter Summer I July 2015 Concrete information about Abu Bakr Al […]
▶ Linda Bilmes on the True Cost of War • Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum
Bilmes: We have been using entirely borrowed money to finance our wars.