How Military Outsourcing Turned Toxic

By Abrahm Lustgarten, -

By Abrahm Lustgarten for ProPublica - IN AUGUST 2016, an inspector from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency arrived at Barksdale Air Force base in Louisiana, a nerve center for the U.S. [...]

Why US-South Korea Military Drill Could Provoke North Korea’s Ire

By James Law, -

By James Law for News - THE US and South Korea will join forces on Monday for a provocative 10-day military drill, which North Korea says could lead to “nuclear war”. While Kim Jong-un appeared [...]

Swift Backlash Meets President’s Tweet Declaring Ban On Transgender Military Service

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC– A tweet issued by President Trump Wednesday morning appeared to rescind a Department of Defense policy which allows transgender men and women [...]

Protest Against Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban

By Hayley Miller, -

By Hayley Miller for The Huffington Post - New Yorkers came out in droves Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump’s seemingly sudden decision to ban transgender people from serving in the [...]

President Trump Cruelly Threatens Trans Service Members With Rank Discrimination

By Chase Strangio, -

By Chase Strangio for ACLU - Apparently that extensive work over many years and across many areas of expertise was reversed in a matter of minutes — over Twitter. Indeed, contrary to Trump’s [...]

Pentagon Study Declares American Empire Is ‘Collapsing’

By Nafeez Ahmed, -

By Nafeez Ahmed for Medium - An extraordinary new Pentagon study has concluded that the U.S.-backed international order established after World War 2 is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing”, [...]

South Korea’s New Gov Proposes Rare Military Talks With North Korea To Ease Tensions

By Samuel Osborne, -

By Samuel Osborne for Independent - South Korea has offered to have military talks with North Korea in order to ease tension across their border and resume the reunion of families separated by [...]

Pentagon Recruiting Playbook Revealed

By Pat Elder, -

By Pat Elder for War is a Crime - Ominous developments in three states this summer – Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, and one city – Chicago, provide a glimpse into the Pentagon’s new playbook to [...]

Security Firm’s Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts For LA Riots

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman, -

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman for Desmog - Retired Major General James “Spider” Marks chairs the advisory board for TigerSwan, a private security firm hired by Energy Transfer Partners to help [...]

Syrians Roll Back Extremism In Idlib Without Military Intervention

By Julia Taleb, -

By Julia Taleb for Waging Nonviolence - The U.S. airstrikes in response to the chemical weapons attack in Idlib province last month triggered calls for greater outside military force against the [...]

Resisting Imperialist Militarism On Memorial Day

By Brian Trautman, -

By Brian Trautman for Counter Currents - The United States is the most militarized and jingoistic nation on earth. Its foreign policy is guided by imperialist militarism, neoliberal capitalism [...]

Military Veterans March on D.C. May 30, Memorial Day

By Nick Motten, -

By Nick Motten for Veterans for Peace. WASHINGTON D.C. – In response to President Trump's "outrageous" $54 billion defense-spending increase, military veterans are being called to the nation's [...]

The Vision And Legacy Of Berta Cáceres

By Beverly Bell for Other Worlds. One year ago today, Berta Cáceres was murdered by the national and local Honduran government and a multinational dam company, with at least the tacit support of [...]

Military-Grade Spy Gear Is Flooding Into Local Police Departments

By Katie Martin, -

By Katie Martin for The Atlantic - A week later, audio of a police radio dispatch from the protest was released online. In the recording, an officer alerts a department intelligence analyst about [...]

Trump Appeals To Military & Against Press And Courts

By Barry Grey for WSWS - In an extraordinary appearance Monday at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, President Donald Trump dispensed with democratic protocol to deliver a political [...]

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