“President Bernie Sanders” would have massive power to set the course of global politics as Commander-in-Chief. But how would he wield the U.S. military?
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.
In theory, learning the specifics of the US empire should be simple. In reality, the empire runs on secrecy to protect operatives and cover up its failures.
While Western powers posture about values like “democracy,” keep in mind this amazing level of dishonesty and hypocrisy as we sink deeper into the quagmire.
Next Cold War Roundup 12/2/15 M/W/F 10ish AM Eastern #SyriaVote in British House of Commons _ In many ways it feels like 2003 all over again with no lessons learned. A vigorous (and at times nasty) debate in British House of Commons tonight, broadcast on C-SPAN2 , on a livefeed hosted by
The latest addition to the already $1.7 trillion “War on Terror” is a $43 million gas station in Afghanistan that should have cost around $500,000.
Behind the Headline: Not only is the USA an empire in every sense, it’s the biggest empire the world has ever seen. With Abby Martin & Mnar Muhawesh.
While in the middle of a trillion-dollar F-35 project, the Pentagon has committed to spend another $80 billion on a bomber it doesn’t need.
A US intelligence whistleblower disclosed secret military documents about worldwide assassination operations the Obama admin. has kept from the public.
The global refugee crisis in Europe persists, as over a million of the most vulnerable people seek resettlement in countries which can support them with humanitarian aid. Yet, some of the most wealthy countries in the world have failed to appropriately respond to this desperate moment. Amnesty International estimates only