Whistleblowers

Talk Nation Radio: Ray McGovern on Lies, Damn Lies, and U.S. Discussions of China, Russia, and Iraq

Ray McGovern was an infantry/intelligence officer in the early Sixties, and became a CIA analyst.  His duties eventually included chairing National Intelligence Estimates and preparing The President’s Daily Brief. He conducted the one-on-one morning briefings of President Reagan’s five most […]

Ann Wright on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ann Wright on Antiwar Activism

This week on Talk Nation Radio we’re talking antiwar activism with Ann Wright who was in the U.S. Army/Army Reserves for 29 years and retired as a Colonel but who, by my count, has been a fulltime model antiwar activist […]

Heinrich Fink (1935-2020)

Breakups and Leaks

By Victor Grossman, July 12, 2020 From Berlin Bulletin No. 178 Despite the continuing coronavirus danger, and despite anger, loathing or fear about “that man”, some people may still have an eye or an ear for international relations. If so, […]

Terry Crawford=Browne, peace activist in South Africa

South Africa Arms Industry Is Dodging Rules To Sell Weapons To Turkey

By Linda van Tilburg, July 7, 2020 From BizNews When Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu became the chair of South Africa’s arms trade regulator, the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) adopted a much stricter approach to the export […]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) holds a joint news conference on the International Criminal Court with Defense Secretary Mark Esper (R), at the State Department in Washington, DC, on June 11, 2020. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who prosecutes U.S. troops as the tribunal looks at alleged war crimes in Afghanistan.

“Grotesque Abuse” of Authority as Trump Declares National Emergency Over ICC Probe of Alleged US War Crimes

By Andrea Germanos, June 11, 2020 From Common Dreams The Trump administration renewed its attacks on the International Criminal Court on Thursday with President Donald Trump issuing an executive order imposing economic sanctions against ICC staff involved in the ongoing […]

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Fired Watchdog Was Looking Into Saudi Arms Sale

By Matthew Lee, May 18, 2020 From ABC News Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia last year, adding new questions to the […]

Netanyahu press conference

With Apparently Fabricated Documents, Netanyahu Pushed US Towards War With Iran

By Gareth Porter, May 5, 2020 From The Grayzone President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim to have proven definitively that Iran was […]

Carcinogenic foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma above Ginowan City, Okinawa, on April 10, 2020

US Military Contaminates Okinawa With Firefighting Foam Raising Serious Concerns

By Pat Elder, April 27, 2020 From Civilian Exposure A fire suppression system in an aircraft hangar discharged a massive volume of toxic firefighting foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa on April 10. The foam contains perfluoro […]

The Tragedy of American Science by Clifford Conner

What’s the Matter With Science?

By David Swanson, April 15, 2020 What’s the matter with science? By that, do I mean, why don’t we turn away from corrupt politics and religion and follow the way of science? Or do I mean, why have we allowed […]

Must-watch 45- second video showing a massive release of PFAS-laden foam from the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in U.S.-occupied Okinawa on April 10. The base discharged huge, carcinogenic airborne bubbles to settle into residential neighborhoods.

PFAS Release from Marine Base Contaminate Okinawa (Again)

By Pat Elder, April 12, 2020 米軍基地から漏れ出した有害物資を含む泡消火剤 “Foam containing harmful materials leaked from U.S. military base” According to Okinawa-based Toshio TAKAHASHI, The Okinawa Defense Bureau has provided information on the release of foam from Futenma Airfield, which occurred on Friday, […]