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Jeffrey Sterling

Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling, Who Went Through Kafkaesque Trial, Wins 2020 Sam Adams Award

By Ray McGovern, January 12, 2020 From Consortium News Former CIA operations officer Jeffrey Sterling will receive the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence this Wednesday, joining 17 earlier winners who, like Sterling, demonstrated extraordinary devotion to the truth and the […]

Pat Elder with U.S. troops in Croatia in 1996. A soldier in the rear shouts “USA Number 1!”

Defender Europe 20: Preparing For War From German Soil

By Pat Elder, January 2020 24 years ago I remember standing on the banks of the Sava River in Zupanja, Croatia in January of 1996 watching a force of 20,000 US Army soldiers and their vehicles as they crossed the […]

West Point Professor Builds a Case Against the U.S. Army

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 7, 2019 West Point Professor Tim Bakken’s new book The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military traces a path of corruption, barbarism, violence, and unaccountability that makes its […]

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It’s Time. End the Draft, Once and for All

By Rivera Sun, November 21, 2019 From Antiwar.Blog We may be months away from ending the US military draft, once and for all. After a court ruled that the male-only draft was unconstitutional, a Congress-appointed Commission has been studying whether […]

It’s Time to End U.S. Draft Registration Once and For ALL!

A statement by the organizations listed below, November 18, 2019 The Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is at work right now to determine the fate of Selective Service (Draft) Registration, and they need to hear from you! Congress established […]

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Statement to the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service from World BEYOND War

By World BEYOND War, November 12, 2019 World BEYOND War opposes compulsory draft registration for people of all genders. World BEYOND War believes the then-Secretary of the Army was right in 2016 to suggest ending draft registration.[1] World BEYOND War […]

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And the Armies That Remained Suffer’d: Veterans, Moral Injury and Suicide

By Matthew Hoh, November 8, 2019 From Counterpunch I was very pleased to see the New York Times editorial on November 1, 2019, Suicide Has Been Deadlier than Combat for the Military. As a combat veteran myself and someone who has struggled with suicidality […]

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Another Armistice Day With No Trump Weapons Parade

By David Swanson, November 7, 2019 November 11, 2019, is Armistice Day 101 (or 102 if you want to be all mathematically accurate and elitist about it). Anyway, it’s been over a century now since World War I was ended […]

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4 Novembre, Vedi Napoli E Poi Muori

by Manolo Dinnuci, November 5, 2019 Napoli, e non Roma, è stata il 4 novembre al centro della Giornata delle Forze Armate. Sul Lungomare Caracciolo  sono sfilati 5 battaglioni. Ma il pezzo forte è stata l’area espositiva interforze, che ha richiamato […]

Jeffrey Sterling at Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower, on What He Now Thinks Was the Purpose of Operation Merlin

Jeffrey Sterling is a former CIA case officer who was convicted of violating the Espionage Act and was in federal prison in Colorado. Prior to this program, as far as we know, Sterling had not been asked whether he believes […]