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Obama and the Myth of Hiroshima
On May 27, Barack Obama became the first sitting American president to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, the site of the world’s first atomic bombing. Though highly photogenic, the visit was otherwise one that avoided acknowledging the true history of the place. Like his official predecessors (...
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Michael Ratner, Champion of Human Rights and the Oppressed, Dies at 72
'All of us who treasure freedom and oppose oppressive state violence owe a debt of gratitude to Michael Ratner'
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Michael Ratner, 1943–2016
He pursued justice fearlessly, in the face of daunting odds.
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Pentagon Excess Has Fueled a Civil-Military Crisis
How Civilian Control of the Military Has Become a Fantasy
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Obama Administration To Justify Drone Strikes With Casualty Counts
President Barack Obama’s administration bombed what the Pentagon claimed was an al Shabab training camp and killed 150 people. The death toll from the air and drone strikes was higher than any strikes in America’s covert drone wars thus far. The number of deaths was higher than the death toll in...
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Former Guantánamo Chief Summoned by French Court Over Torture Allegations
General Geoffrey Miller presided over the U.S. military prison in Cuba from 2002 to 2004, after then-President George Bush approved of 'enhanced interrogation' techniques including waterboarding
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George W Bush’s Support for Jeb is a Reminder of His Disastrous Legacy
The former president puts on the charm as he joins the campaign trail. But the world we’re living in today is in many ways a result of the misery he inflicted
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Imperial Affluenza: The Pentagon as the World's Deadliest Spoiled Brat
Showering the U.S. military with endless money and unchecked praise has created a monster that must be confronted
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Pentagon Releases 200 Photos of Bush-Era Prisoner Abuse, Thousands Kept Secret
'What the photos that the government has suppressed would show is that abuse was so widespread that it could only have resulted from policy or a climate calculated to foster abuse.'
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Pentagon Releases 198 Abuse Photos in Long-Running Lawsuit. What They Don’t Show Is a Bigger Story.
After more than a decade of legal battles and stonewalling, the Department of Defense released 198 photos relating to prisoner abuse by U.S. military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. The photos were released in response to an ACLU lawsuit that we have been litigating for almost 12 years. You can...
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