Trump’s Border Wall Pulls Funding From Military Base Schools And Daycares

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles of Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall. This money was [...]

Should We Feed Hungry Children, Or The War Machine?

By Medea Benjamin, Opendemocracy.net -

On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges to send humanitarian aid to feed destitute families in [...]

We Can’t Confront Climate Change While Lavishly Funding The Pentagon

By JP Sottile, Truthout.org -

The Pentagon is staring down the barrel of what could become the longest, hottest war in U.S. history. This titanic clash pits the largest military the world has ever seen against an omnipresent [...]

The War Of Tankers Is Far From Ending, It Is Just Beginning

By Elijah J. Magnier, Ahtribune.com -

The UK acknowledged its first defeat by Iran when it released the Iranian supertanker “Grace 1” captured by 30 Royal Navy commandos in the first week of July in response to a US request, as the [...]

Is The US Military Preparing US For “Limited” Nuclear War?

By John Lewallen, Avoidingnuclearwar.com -

Coming now, with active military confrontations between the United States and Russia, China, and Iran, and an ongoing war on North Korea involving the US and United Nations, it amounts to a [...]

US Military Is A Bigger Polluter Than As Many As 140 Countries – Shrinking This War Machine Is A Must

By Benjamin Neimark, Oliver Belcher, Patrick Bigger, Theconversation.com -

The US military’s carbon bootprint is enormous. Like corporate supply chains, it relies upon an extensive global network of container ships, trucks and cargo planes to supply its operations with [...]

Bath Police Arrest 22 Protesters Outside BIW Before Warship Christening Ceremony

By Darcie Moore and Kathleen O'Brien, Timesrecord.com -

BATH — Police arrested 22 protesters Saturday morning for blocking traffic or gates outside Bath Iron Works leading up to a christening ceremony for the future USS Daniel Inouye. The protests are [...]

Iran Goes For “Maximum Counter-Pressure”

By Pepe Escobar, Strategic-culture.org -

Sooner or later the US “maximum pressure” on Iran would inevitably be met by “maximum counter-pressure”. Sparks are ominously bound to fly. For the past few days, intelligence circles across [...]

Scenario Fulfillment? Why Should We Believe US On Location Of Drone Shot Down By Iran?

By Ann Wright, Opednews.com -

The Iranian military shot down a US spy drone yesterday. The US says the drone, a $22 million RQ-4A Global Hawk was in international airspace. Iran said the drone was over Iranian airspace. Are [...]

Iran Emphasizes Diplomacy While US Escalates Militarism

By Finian Cunningham, Informationclearinghouse.info -

May 28, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  When history of the present US-Iran stand-off in the Persian Gulf is written, future scholars may note how it was Tehran that saved the day from [...]

The Navy’s War Vs. Bolton’s War

By Michael T. Klare, Tomdispatch.com -

The recent White House decision to speed the deployment of an aircraft carrier battle group and other military assets to the Persian Gulf has led many in Washington and elsewhere to assume that [...]

U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

My grandparents were used as pawns serving the US army in aiding them on the Ho Chi Minh trail. They served in The Secret War, and when the US lost the Vietnam war the Hmong were left to die in [...]

US Army Wasn’t Ready For Outpouring Of ‘Heart-Wrenching’ Responses To Its Ill-Thought-Out Question On Twitter

By John McEvoy, Thecanary.co -

As the US government pumps ever-more money into its military apparatus, it is simultaneously going to extreme lengths to punish those that reveal abuses as well as privatising health care [...]

Another Empire’s Boot Stomps On Ireland

By Mike Ferner, Countercurrents.org -

That’s the question a new mini-documentary explores about former Marine Ken Mayers and former Army paratrooper, Tarak Kauff as they begin a third month of activist exile in Ireland following a [...]

Why John Bolton Makes Even Donald Trump Nervous

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

The normal aggressiveness of the U.S. military force does not satisfy Bolton; he wants the United States to deepen its aggressiveness. Even U.S. President Donald Trump, who is getting ready to [...]