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DOJ Charges Iranian Over Alleged Plot to Assassinate John Bolton

Officials have accused Shahram Poursafi of trying to hire a hitman to avenge the death of Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general who the U.S. assassinated with a drone strike in 2020.
Kenny Stancil ·



Bolton Weaves a Tall Tale in his Venezuela Chapter

Four major sanctions over 10 months that crippled the Venezuelan economy are hardly indicative of an administration that "vacillated and wobbled", in Bolton’s words.

Leonardo Flores ·


John Bolton and Liberals’ Irrational Hatred of Trump

It’s irrational to invest someone like John Bolton with credibility, when Bolton lied and deceived us into war.

Richard Eskow ·


PEN America Legal Brief Condemns Trump Effort to Censor Bolton Book as 'Affront' to First Amendment

"A free society cannot abide the government silencing certain perspectives before they are even uttered; such censorship runs contrary to the very notion of what our First Amendment was written to guard against."

Jake Johnson ·


Excerpts of John Bolton Book Showing Unhinged Behavior by Trump Evidence Former Advisor Is '100% Complicit,' Say Critics

"Bolton is a moral abomination in every way. It's also the case that basically everyone in government who comes close to Trump comes away thinking he's even worse than they realized."

Eoin Higgins ·


'Any Conversation With Me Is Classified,' Trump Claims as He Warns Bolton Over New Book

"If the book gets out, he's broken the law and I would think that he would have criminal problems—I hope so."

Jon Queally ·


Targeting the ICC: Misguided Sanctions Imposed Yet Again

These new sanctions are theatrical overkill to further accentuate American exceptionalism.

George A. Lopez ·


For John Bolton, No Bad Deed Goes Unrewarded

And most vulnerable among us are forced to pay the price.

Bill Fried ·


Trump Minimizing and Sugarcoating Coronavirus Perils; Bernie Must Continue Campaign

Bernie needs to continue his campaign to the Party’s convention. Just like Jesse Jackson did in 1984 and Ronald Reagan did in 1976.

Ralph Nader ·


'Total Win!': Human Rights Groups Welcome ICC Probe of US Torture and War Crimes in Afghanistan

"This decision vindicates the rule of law and gives hope to the thousands of victims seeking accountability when domestic courts and authorities have failed them."

Jessica Corbett ·

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