Monday, October 21, 2019

Muslim nations are rallying to protect the Rohingya. What about the rest of us?

If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.

Tackling the ‘Impossible’: Ending Violence

Whenever, in ordinary circumstances, the subject of violence comes up, most people throw up their hands in horror and comment along the...

‘Tell me how this ends?’

David Petraeus finally answers his own question.

Dropping bombs for peace

It became necessary to destroy world peace in order to save it.

After Paris, Imagine the Children of Syria

The recent attacks on Paris are terrible, but is indiscriminate retaliation only fueling the flames of terrorism?

Why Big Brother Lies (And How He Gets Away with It)

Peter Van Buren did something no US diplomat is allowed to do. He told the truth and told it to the wrong people – us. Our government is not in the habit of telling us – the governed – what it's up to.

A Family Broken Up: Freed After 8 Years at Guantánamo, a Father and Son...

Democracy Now discusses a story about a father and son who were held for many years at Guantánamo. Here is how their relationship was used against them in Guantánamo and what's become of them after their release.

Leaker, Speaker, Soldier, Spy

The charmed life of David Petraeus...

Eight Americans Killed by CIA Drone Strikes

A U.S. drone strike recently executed eight U.S. citizens without due process. With more than 3,852 casualties in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, why does the Obama administration continue to allow the CIA to operate signature strikes with impunity?