Israel’s Attacks On Iran’s Nuclear Sites Signal A New Phase Of Conflict

By Richard Silverstein, Middle East Eye. -

Over the past week, mysterious explosions and fires have wracked key infrastructure connected to Iran’s nuclear programme at Natanz and Parchin, key facilities engaged in uranium enrichment and [...]

Key US Ally Indicted For Organ Trade Murder Scheme

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, Information Clearinghouse. -

When President Clinton dropped 23,000 bombs on what was left of Yugoslavia in 1999 and NATO invaded and occupied the Yugoslav province of Kosovo, U.S. officials presented the war to the American [...]

The Racist Underpinnings Of The American Way Of War

By Walden Bello, Foreign Policy in Focus. -

The U.S. military command’s pushback against President Donald Trump’s attempt to use the military against people demanding racial justice has received a lot of good press. But let’s not overdo [...]

UN: US Violated International Law By Assassinating Iranian General

By Bill Bostock, Business Insider. -

The UN's top rights investigator said the US broke international law by assassinating Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani, the head of the elite Quds Force branch of the Islamic [...]

Bountygate: Scapegoating Systemic Military Failure In Afghanistan

By Scott Ritter, Consortium News. -

It took little more than a year for the president to come to grips with a reality that would be reflected in the findings of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko, [...]

Russia, Afghanistan And The Big Lie

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

There is no end to the Russiagate fraud. All major charges have been disproved. No one was convicted of the dreaded “collusion” that was reported endlessly for the last four years. Damning [...]

US Media Used To Stop The ‘Threat’ Of Peace

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

This is not a column defending Donald Trump. Across my career I have said more positive words about the scolex family of intestinal tapeworms than I have said about Donald Trump. (Scolex have [...]

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 [...]

Doctors, Not Bombs, Needed For Humanity To Save Itself

By Raúl Antonio Capote, Resumen English. -

At a time when the world is hit by one of the most dangerous pandemics in human history, the United States is arming itself for war. It allocates millions of resources to this sector, over and [...]

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 [...]

Stealing A Nation

One of John Pilger’s most remarkable documentaries, bringing a little-known story to a wide audience, is Stealing a Nation, about how British governments ruthlessly expelled the population of the [...]

A US Navy Destroyer Entered Venezuelan Waters

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Heightening already increased tensions with the country, a Navy destroyer, the USS Nitze, entered Venezuelan waters yesterday, conducting what the military is calling a “freedom of navigation [...]

Deadly New Sanctions On Syria

By Judith Bello, United National Antiwar Coalition. -

On May 20, President Trump signed into law the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.   Embedded in this bill, a housekeeping bill of sorts where yearly “defense” appropriations and priorities [...]

Yemeni Capital Struck By Heaviest Air Strikes In Years

By Middle East Eye. -

It was around 6:45am (03.45 GMT) on Tuesday morning when Hussein al-Samie’s son began crying, woken by an earth-shattering air strike that targeted al-Nahdain Mountain in the middle of [...]

How Our Bloated Military Strengthens The Police State

By Shireen Adeimi and Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

Nationwide uprisings over the police killing of George Floyd have forced a long overdue discussion about the injustices of U.S. policing—an institution that has consistently harassed [...]