Discredited Russian Bounty Story Exposes Media’s Role In Status Quo

By Danny Sjursen, ScheerPost.com. -

It is an old journalistic trope: no one reads the correction … or the retraction. No matter how serious the error or profound the implications of the misreporting. Like, let’s say the entire [...]

Will A Biden Foreign Policy Make A Difference For The World?

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The “left” rationalization for collaborating with the neoliberal wing of the Democrat Party is premised on the argument that a win for the national Democrat candidate translates into better [...]

Oregon Can’t Fight Wildfires Because Its Helicopters Were Sent To Afghanistan

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

More than half a million Oregonians have been forced to flee their homes, as wildfires continue to ravage the West Coast of the United States. Amid record-breaking temperatures, the wildfires, [...]

US Punishes ICC For Investigating Potential War Crimes

By Susan M. Akram, The Conversation. -

The Trump administration has sought to weaken or abandon various international agencies since 2016. Now it’s taking aim at the International Criminal Court, a global tribunal that investigates [...]

I Was Wrong: Congress Isn’t Cowardly; It’s Evil!

By Danny Sjursen, Antiwar.com. -

Now that Congress has shown the "courage" of its combat-continuation "convictions," expect a repeat performance enabling the next (potentially extinctive) war – this time in Europe. As I noted [...]

Anti-Russia War Fever Spreads On Capitol Hill

By Patrick Martin, WSWS. -

Groups of congressional Republicans and Democrats have visited the White House over the past two days for briefings on allegations that the Russian military intelligence agency GRU offered [...]

Empire Files: Afghanistan War Exposed

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

The perpetual occupation of Afghanistan has become so normalized and mostly serves as background noise to Americans. It's even jokingly referred to as the "Forever War," accepted as just a [...]

Empire Files: The Forgotten Wars, Part I

By Abby Martin and Mike Prysner, Empire Files. -

The US war on Afghanistan will soon enter its 20th year. Two decades we’ve seen an endless loop of news stories: progress then setbacks, lies then revelations, a new end, then a new beginning. [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Even The ICC Can’t Rein In American Exceptionalism

By Robert Scheer, KCRW.com. -

In early March, senior judges in the international criminal court ruled that an investigation into the actions the U.S., Afghan and Taliban military committed in 2003 could take place, [...]

The Afghanistan Papers: Mother Asks, How Does The US Justify Their Actions To A Mother Who Lost Her Child?

By Mary Hladky, United for Peace and Justice -

As the mother of an infantry officer who served in Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, at the height of President Obama’s surge, I have a question:  How do three Presidents and top [...]