Ajamu Baraka: Countering The Amateurism Of US Foreign Policy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The morning after Trump's assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandes in Iraq, Clearing the FOG co-hosts spoke with Ajamu Baraka, the national [...]

Creating A New Market For Coal In The Push To Mine ‘Critical Minerals’ For National Security

By Laura Peterson, Desmogblog.com -

With the backing of the mining industry and anti-regulatory groups, the Trump administration has been seeking to expand mining on public lands and further loosen environmental rules under the [...]

Hormuz Peace Endeavor, Shifting From Idealistic Plans To Realistic One

By Javad Heirannia, Ahtribune.com -

Iran’s new security plan for the region, “Hormuz Peace Endeavor”, demonstrates the realism in Iranian foreign policy and departs from idealism in past security plans. Iran’s plan for peace and [...]

Hope For A Breakthrough In Korea

By Ray McGovern, Consortiumnews.com -

There is hope for some real progress in U.S.-North Korean relations after Sunday morning’s unscheduled meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, largely because [...]

Protesters At Drone Base And Nevada National Security Site Cross The Line For Peace

By John Amidon, Beyondnuclearinternational.org -

We came for the annual Nevada Desert Experience Sacred Peace Walk. But this year, it is different. This year, eight of us will leave the Walk in belly chains. It is Holy Week, Good Friday, April [...]

Boondoggle, Inc. Making Sense Of The $1.25 Trillion National Security State Budget

By William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger, Tomdispatch.com -

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by [...]

Reckoning With Failure In The War On Terror

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the presidency, as Max Blumenthal points out in his insightful book “The Management of Savagery: How America’s National Security State Fueled the Rise of Al Qaeda, [...]

Energy Efficiency Can Address Climate Change, Drive Prosperity, And Strengthen National Security

By Staff, Rmi.org -

Rocky Mountain Institute, Basalt, Colorado, 18 September 2018—Distinguished American energy expert Amory Lovins today published what may be the most important findings for climate change since [...]

L.A. Program Targets Muslims Under Guise Of National Security

By Sophia DenUyl, Brennancenter.org -

The city’s Countering Violent Extremism program is drawing fire from many quarters. Exactly one week after the Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban, dozens of Los Angeles [...]

Stopping War Pusher John Bolton, Trump’s Choice For National “Insecurity” Advisor

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

John Bolton’s career of pushing for bombing countries like Iran and North Korea, and his having played an active role in the Bush/Cheney regime’s criminal war of aggression that destroyed Iraq, [...]

An Essential History Of Militarist John Bolton

By Staff, Rightweb.irc-online.org -

John Bolton, a senior fellow at the neoconservative American Enterprise Institute and the chairman of the Islamophobic Gatestone Institute, was appointed by President Donald Trump to be his [...]

Why National Security Has Nothing To Do With Security

By Noam Chomsky, Tomdispatch.com -

If some extraterrestrial species were compiling a history of Homo sapiens, they might well break their calendar into two eras: BNW (before nuclear weapons) and NWE (the nuclear weapons era). The [...]

Government Wants Secrecy About US Space Weapons

By Tom Roeder, M.gazette.com -

The Air Force has decided it needs to be much more secretive since a Gazette story last month on the National Space Defense Center in Colorado Springs triggered a public relations "stand down." [...]

The Trillion Dollar Budget For War

By William D. Hartung, www.tomdispatch.com -

By William D. Hartung for Tom Dispatch - You wouldn’t know it, based on the endless cries for more money coming from the military, politicians, and the president, but these are the best of times [...]

More Biometric Scanning Is Coming Soon To U.S. Airports

By Suzy Strutner, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Suzy Strutner for The Huffington Post - So the government is looking for a way ― probably using facial recognition, but potentially using eye scans or other measures too ― to verify which [...]

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