United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning has filed an appeal and argues a military judge’s decision to convict her of seven Espionage Act offenses violated her due process and First Amendment rights. Nearly three years ago, Manning was convicted of offenses, which stemmed from her decision to provide WikiLeaks with
Appearing on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation,’ Sanders praised Obama’s expansive military policy while condemning Clinton for her support of foreign wars.
‘The Pentagon Papers’ whistleblower also said one of the largest covert operations in history almost led to nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis.
The suit alleges that the military violated the Posse Comitatus Act, & activists constitutional rights when it infiltrated a Washington state antiwar group.
A Saudi captive imprisoned at Guantanamo for fourteen years, Muhammed Abd Al-Rahman Al-Shamrani, was released into the custody of Saudi Arabian government for “rehabilitation.” He was cleared for release by a Periodic Review Board in September of last year. Shamrani was captured by the United States military when he was 26
In a 13-part conversation, activist Arn Menconi asked the whistleblower to explain why US goes to war over & over. Ellsberg’s answer is surprisingly simple.
WikiLeaks cables reveal one hidden agenda of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: increasing the might of American empire against China’s growing power.
Against the objections of the United Nations, this week the United States and the United Kingdom together helped arm the world’s child soldiers.
The United States could be fighting in dozens of conflicts around the world or none at all, depending on how one defines “war” or “conflict.” And despite repeated failures of U.S. military intervention to create global stability, American troops continue to be sent into more nations and more battles, usually without congressional approval.
After a four-hour disciplinary board hearing, the United States Army has punished Chelsea Manning for possessing books and magazines having to do with LGBTQ and political issues. The Army has also punished her for having an expired tube of toothpaste and for brushing food off the table and refusing to talk to a guard after she was accused of misconduct. For these actions, the Army imposed 21 days of recreational restrictions.