The Army Of The EU

By Will Podmore, Counterpunch.org -

The current president of the European Commission wants it. So did his predecessors. And now the whole EU is taking steps towards the creation of a unified European military, along with unified [...]

Manufacturing Consent for War as a Public-Private Partnership

By Nina Illingworth for NiniaIllingworth.com -

The terrifying truth in all of this is that western military, government, media and economic establishments have spent the better part of the past fifty years creating [...]

The United States: Addicted to Special Forces

By Belen Fernandez, Al Jazeera -

The Special Operations forces of the United States - currently 70,000-strong and thus larger than the regular militaries of many sizable countries - occupy a very special place in US national [...]

US AFRICOM Blacklists Reporter Nick Turse As “Not A Legitimate Journalist”

Journalist Nick Turse, who has reported extensively on US military operations in Africa, was recently told that he has been deemed “not a legitimate journalist” by AFRICOM, the US military [...]

The Polluter Is Not Paying

By H. Patricia Hynes, Portside.org -

Wars may end, bases may close, but our toxic military footprint remains as a poisonous legacy for future generations. My nephew, an Army veteran who spent most of his 20 plus years military [...]

Trump Calling Pentagon, Diplomats To Play Bigger Arms Sales Role

By Mike Stone and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters.com -

President Donald Trump is expected to announce a “whole of government” approach that will also ease export rules on U.S. military exports and give greater weight to the economic benefits for [...]

West Papuan Civilians In Danger Amid Indonesian Military Attacks

By Staff, freewestpapua.org -

By Staff of Free West Papua Campaign - The names of those injured were: Aser Magai (male) Guwanus Tabuni (male) Deka Anow (male) Dominus Dogomo (male), Melianus Kobogau (male). Unverified [...]

America’s Renegade Warfare Killing Civilians, Violating Law

By Nicolas J S Davies, www.consortiumnews.com -

By Nicolas J S Davies for Consortium News. Despite the U.N. Charter and international efforts to prevent war, people in countries afflicted by war today still face the kind of total war that [...]

Fetishizing Violence: Mass Shootings To Violent Uprisings

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy.com. This week on Act Out! you may not want to politicize mass shootings but they – like everything else in this life – is already political. Adding on to last [...]

A Chapter In A Declining Empire

By Greg Godels (Zoltan Zigedy), -

BY Greg Godels (Zoltan Zigedy) for ZZs Blog. Those familiar with the history of Cold War US repression are not surprised by liberal complicity in the anti-Russia madness today. It should be no [...]

US Topping Polls Of ‘Greatest Threat To World Peace’

By Shane Quinn, www.theduran.com -

By Shane Quinn for the Duran. Last week Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro described the United States as, “the most criminal empire in the history of mankind”. Whether such a statement is true, [...]

The Hypocrisy Of The Bi-Partisan Congress On Militarism

By Ann Garrison, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Ann Garrison for Black Agenda Report - Supporters of the British Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn marched through London streets on Saturday, July 1st, from the BBC headquarters to [...]

Residents Block Construction Vehicles From THAAD Deployment Site

By Staff, www.zoominkorea.org -

By Staff for Zoom In Korea. At 8 am on March 29, construction vehicles attempted to drive through the village of Soseong-ri to enter the deployment site for the THAAD missile system. The vehicles [...]

Drone Resisters Acquitted, Juror Tells Them: ‘Keep Doing It’

By Staff, www.accuracy.org -

By Staff for Institute for Public Accuracy. Four drone resisters, James Ricks, Daniel Burns, Brian Hynes, and Ed Kinane, from the 2015 big books action were found innocent of all charges at 11 [...]

Kingdom Of The Unjust

By Eleanor Goldfield, ww.occupy.com/actout -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! Kingdom of the Unjust; a sit down with activist & author Medea Benjamin about her latest book and how US/Saudi ties perpetuate human rights violations. Saudi [...]