All Articles on Extraordinary Rendition

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Diego Garcia: The “Unsinkable Carrier” Springs a Leak
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it’s about time.
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Americans share the vital interest of the rest of the world in dismantling the U.S. empire and starting to work with all our neighbors to build a peaceful, just and sustainable post-imperial future that we all can share. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The Hidden Structure of U.S. Empire
This irresponsible empire has squandered the resources of our own and other nations and spawned existential dangers that threaten the whole world, from nuclear war to environmental crisis.
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Saint Kavanaugh
Of course, in the end, it wouldn’t matter if he were a liar, a lout, a lecher, a drunk and a goon. The president is all those things, minus the drunk part, and he got elected to an office substantially more powerful than a supreme court seat.
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Inside WikiLeaks: Working With the Publisher That Changed the World
Like its work or not, WikiLeaks is an independent media organization that doesn't have to rely on traditional media to publish its scoops.
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'Profound' Threat to Press Freedom Looms as Ecuador Prepares to Hand Assange Over to UK
"If Ecuador expels Assange from its London embassy, it's essential the U.K. not become party to any U.S. effort to prosecute him for merely publishing classified information the same way journalists regularly do."
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford pose for a photo with their new baby girl Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford on June 24, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images) Views
Make America More Like New Zealand, Costa Rica and Ethiopia
“A country where our environment is protected, where we look after the most vulnerable, where we support our families, where we make sure people have the most basic of needs, like a roof over their head.”
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The Banality of Haspel
It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.
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 "There’s a significant consensus here that the Iraq invasion was a “terrible mistake,” a “tragic error,” or even the “single worst foreign policy decision in American history.” Fewer voices are saying what it really was: a war crime." (Photo: via PRI) Views
Trump, Making Atrocities Great Again
Trump’s recycling program: war crimes and war criminals, old and (potentially) new.
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Trump Picks 'Actual Torturer' Gina Haspel as Next CIA Director
"If Obama had allowed prosecutions over CIA torture, 'people like Haspel, quite plausibly, could have gone to prison.' Instead, she's going to run the CIA."
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US 'Stumbled Into Torture,' Says NYT Reporter
For reporters in foreign policy circles, the US only does immoral things on accident—unlike Official Bad Countries, which do them for calculated gain when they aren’t motivated by sheer malice.
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