Category: Terror War

Edward S. Herman: War is Our Business and Business Looks Good

U.S. dealings with the Ukraine crisis

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Tom Hayden: Who Is Creating A Terrorist Threat?

Contrary to the original spin, there seems to be no need or rationale for “saving” Baghdad from invading ISIS hordes

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Shamus Cooke: How Obama Lost Iraq and the War on Terror

The events in Iraq and Syria further prove that the Bush-Obama “war on terror” is not only a complete failure, but a fraud

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Juan Cole: Dear Sen. McCain: No, the Taliban Prisoners didn’t Carry out 9/11; but you Supported Muslim Radicals

So how much support did John McCain give to the precursors of the Taliban in Afghanistan? To the budding al-Qaeda?

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Steve Ellner: Terrorism in Venezuela and Its Accomplices

The private media and important actors both at home and abroad including Washington have downplayed, and in some cases completely ignored, the terrorist actions perpetrated against the Venezuelan government

Seymour Hersh: ‘Problem is not interrogation, it’s war itself’

US investigative journalist Seymour Hersh disclosed the torture scandal of Abu Ghraib 10 years ago. But as he told DW, he is convinced that the US hasn’t learned any lessons from it

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Karen J. Greenberg: The Road From Abu Ghraib

It’s mind-boggling. Torture is still up for grabs in America. No one questions anymore whether the CIA waterboarded one individual 83 times or another 186 times. The basic facts are no longer in dispute either by those who champion torture or those who, like myself, despise the very idea of it. No one questions whether Read more…

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Juan Cole: US Press once again Declines to Call White Terrorism

If the person accused of the shootings at Jewish facilities is guilty, he was certainly trying to intimidate a civilian population

Yosef Brody: A Tortured Twist on Ethics

Why isn’t the American Psychological Association pursuing ethics charges against psychologist John Leso for abuses he helped carry out at the Guantánamo prison?

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Peter Van Buren: How Many Watch Lists Fit on the Head of a Pin?

Post-Constitutional America, where innocence is a poor defense

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