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Imagine the Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of Peace

By David Swanson The idea has been floated and endlessly reintroduced in legislation since the founding of the United States of creating a Department of Peace. These efforts even resulted in 1986 in the creation of the USI”P” — the […]

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Gives Condolences for U.S. War Casualties While Dumping the No War Japanese Constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Gives Condolences for U.S. War Casualties While Dumping the No War Japanese Constitution

By Ann Wright On December 27, 2016, a small group of Veterans for Peace, Hawaii Peace and Justice and Hawaii Okinawa Alliance were at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with our signs to remind Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and U.S. […]

“Little Man” – by Alexander Leon – From the Album The Rains Keep Falling

“THE YANKS ARE COMING!”

  By Victor Grossman, Berlin Bulletin No. 124 Hit that old song again, loud and clear! “Over there, over there, Send the word, send the word, That the Yanks are coming, the Yanks are coming…” Yes, sirree! Shades of 1918 […]

Federally-Funded ‘Peace’ Institute Providing Platform for War Mongers and Torture Cheerleaders

Federally-Funded ‘Peace’ Institute Providing Platform for War Mongers and Torture Cheerleaders

Madeleine Albright and Tom Cotton are among those slated to address U.S. Institute of Peace conference aimed at ‘passing the baton’ to Trump. By Sarah Lazare, AlterNet A federally-funded “peace” institute that claims to be independent and nonpartisan will feature […]

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Report Points to a Pentagon Plot to Subvert Obama’s Syria Policy

Report Points to a Pentagon Plot to Subvert Obama’s Syria Policy

By Gareth Porter, Truth Dig Airstrikes by the United States and its allies against two Syrian army positions Sept. 17 killed at least 62 Syrian troops and wounded dozens more. The attack was quickly treated as a non-story by the […]

Emails were leaked, not hacked

  By William Binney, Ray McGovern, Baltimore Sun It has been several weeks since the New York Times reported that “overwhelming circumstantial evidence” led the CIA to believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin “deployed computer hackers” to help Donald Trump […]

A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

From World War II to Vietnam and Syria, drugs are often as much a part of conflict as bombs and bullets. By Barbara McCarthy, Al Jazeera Adolf Hitler was a junkie and the Nazis’ narcotics intake gives new meaning to […]

Tomgram: Nick Turse, Special Ops, Shadow Wars, and the Golden Age of the Gray Zone

Tomgram: Nick Turse, Special Ops, Shadow Wars, and the Golden Age of the Gray Zone

By Nick Turse, TomDispatch Don’t think the fad for “draining the swamp” began on the campaign trail with Donald Trump.  It didn’t, although the “swamp” to be drained in the days after the 9/11 attacks wasn’t in Washington; it was […]

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