Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: CIA

No, Joe, don’t roll out the red carpet for torture enablers

“Elevating torture apologists to a leadership position within the Biden administration will damage the USA’s standing and give the world’s dictators succor and comfort.”

Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

Celebrities are a shoo-in for Congress, right? Not so fast…

The CIA is big on “lessons learned”. One of the lesson to be learned here is a) that fame is fleeting and b) there’s more to running for office than buying TV ads.

Ex-CIA officer sentenced to 19 years in prison for conspiracy to...

“Lee betrayed his own country for greed and put his former colleagues at risk.”

Spain not satisfied with CIA answers on embassy attack

Burglars sought files of Kim Jong-un adviser.

Saving America and the world by slashing US military spending

Instead, we need to spend this huge totally wasted share of our national wealth on our own long neglected social needs and on saving this country and world from an increasingly obvious looming environmental catastrophe.

When it comes to having leaders who murder, the US is...

What our presidents, with their “kill lists,” are doing is destroying what little democracy and moral standing we have left in this country.

World War Two’s covert ops are failing in the post-war world

Why the fascination with arming foreign insurgents and proxy armies to fight wars that the U.S. won’t fight itself?

Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

CIA-linked military contractor used Arizona ‘black site’ to secretly jail dozens...

A major U.S. military and CIA contractor has been detaining dozens of migrant children inside a vacant Phoenix office building with dark windows, no kitchen and only a few toilets.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.