Myth of Justness

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 […]

Nordstream 2 Pipeline

US Sanctions and “Freedom Gas”

By Heinrich Buecker, December 27, 2019 Original in German. English translation by Albert Leger No more US sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 Baltic gas pipeline. The policy of illegal Western sanctions must come to an end. The unilateral US sanctions recently imposed on […]

Military vehicle in Afghanistan

The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S  Davies, December 24, 2019 The trove of U.S. “Lessons Learned” documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public […]

Preetha Gopalan on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Preetha Gopalan on Appealing the ICC’s Decision not to Prosecute War Crimes in Afghanistan

December 10, 2019 Preetha Gopalan is Reprieve’s Deputy Head of UK Litigation. She works on strategic litigation efforts in the UK which seek to hold the British Government to account for complicity in the death penalty, torture, secret detention and […]

Iraqi protestors

Iraqis Rise Up Against 16 Years of ‘Made in the USA’ Corruption

By Nicolas J S Davies, World BEYOND War, November 29, 2019 As Americans sat down to Thanksgiving dinner, Iraqis were mourning 40 protesters killed by police and soldiers on Thursday in Baghdad, Najaf and Nasiriyah. Nearly 400 protesters have been […]

Chagossian military base protestors

Experts’ Letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Donald J. Trump Supporting the Exiled Chagossian People

November 22, 2019 Dear Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Donald J. Trump,  We are a group of scholars, military and international relations analysts, and other experts who are writing in support of the exiled Chagossian people. As you know, […]

Trump on a tank

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 […]

Toxic US military burn pits in Iraq

New Study Documents Depleted Uranium Impacts on Children in Iraq

By David Swanson, September 20, 2019 In the years following 2003, the U.S. military dotted Iraq with over 500 military bases, many of them close to Iraqi cities. These cities suffered the impacts of bombs, bullets, chemical and other weapons, […]

Smedley Butler letter fragment

Smedley Butler’s Speech Against War in Charlottesville in 1937

By David Swanson, September 13, 2019 I didn’t know until recently that Smedley Butler had ever been to my town. Then I heard that he’d spoken at the University of Virginia here in Charlottesville in 1937. The University of Virginia […]

Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action group photo

The Myths, the Silence, and the Propaganda That Keep Nuclear Weapons in Existence

By David Swanson Remarks in Poulsbo, Washington, August 4, 2019 This week, 74 years ago, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were each hit with a single nuclear bomb that had the power of a third to a half of […]