13 Jan 2020

Interview: Mohammad Marandi On Aftermath Of Trump’s Assassination Of Iranian General Soleimani (With Transcript)

On “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast, Mohammad Marandi breaks down what unfolded in aftermath of President Trump’s assassination of Qassim Soleimani.

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05 Jan 2020

Spotting The State Department’s Propaganda For Escalating War Against Iran

*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on January 3. President Donald Trump’s administration assassinated Iranian general Qassim Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. They were killed in a drone strike near Baghdad’s international airport overnight on January 3. Viewed as an escalation

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14 Jan 2019

Tulsi Gabbard’s Presidential Campaign Likely To Challenge US Military Industrial-Complex

Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii will run for president in 2020. She is outspoken against war and will likely make US foreign policy a major issue.

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Photo by SEARAC.org
17 Dec 2018

Trump Bullies Asian Countries Into Accepting Deported Refugees Who Fled After Vietnam War

The Trump administration is bullying Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos into accepting refugees with outstanding deportation orders, many of whom fled US wars.

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03 Sep 2018

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Now Or Never’ By Yoko Ono

“Thirty years ago, the world did not need too much from me in terms of activism. Now we need all the activists in the world to do something, and still it may not be enough.” The above was posted on Yoko Ono’s Twitter account. The statement is an apt description

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Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis. Credit: DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
14 Aug 2018

What’s In The John McCain Endless War Spending Bill That Trump Signed

The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act gives billions more to military contractors, who give generously to the elected officials who voted for it.

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Senator Tim Kaine introduced a new authorized use of military force resolution with Sen. Bob Corker. (Photo via AFGE on Flickr)
23 Apr 2018

Senate Proposal To Constrain Trump’s War Making Would Actually Expand Perpetual War

A new authorization for the use of military force proposed by Democratic and Republican senators would further entrench the United States in endless war.

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New York Times columnist Bret Stephens. Still via CSPAN. Source: https://www.c-span.org/video/?438587-2/america-retreat
12 Apr 2018

New York Times Columnist Renews Call For U.S. To Assassinate Assad And Regime ‘Lieutenants’

New York Times conservative columnist Bret Stephens would like the U.S. to carry out the assassination of Assad and his “senior lieutenants” despite obvious dangers.

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Mike Pompeo. Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr.
15 Sep 2017

Harvard Kennedy Succumbs To CIA Pressure, Revokes Chelsea Manning’s Fellowship

Harvard revoked an invitation for United States military whistleblower Chelsea Manning to serve as a visiting fellow after intense pressure from the CIA.

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28 May 2017

Interview With Peter Van Buren: Moral Injury In A State Of Endless War

On this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure,” former State Department employee Peter Van Buren joins the show to discuss his new book, “Hooper’s War.” Van Buren blew the whistle on malfeasance and corruption related to reconstruction efforts in Iraq. He is also the author of “Ghosts of Tom Joad,” and, “We Meant

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