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Corporate Media Mostly Mum as US Strikes Kill at Least 20 in Somalia

"This is a completely under-the-radar news story, one that was curiously absent from the headlines in all of the major newspapers this morning," wrote one expert after the latest U.S. strike on Somalia.

Brett Wilkins ·


Assange Makes Final Appeal Against US Extradition

"If Julian Assange is not free, neither are we," said a protester at a Friday demonstration against the WikiLeaks founder's impending transfer. "None of us is free."

Brett Wilkins ·


Could Western Media Hysteria Lead to War With Russia?

Overwrought coverage stoked by alarmist officials and pundits can both shape and ratify bad policy decisions. We’ve seen it before.

Daniel Larison ·


What We Must Do for Afghanistan

The U.S. should unfreeze Afghan government assets and lift sanctions hindering the recovery of the Afghan economy and humanitarian relief efforts. We must end the U.S. economic war on Afghanistan.

Jean Athey ·


Doomsday and Hope

We must recognize that our global problems and shared threats will be solved not by war but through diplomacy, cooperation and collaboration and finally by appropriate foreign aid providing infrastructure, medical and educational aid, not weapons.

Robert Dodge ·


The Curious Case of Two Generals Named Flynn

An insider says Mike Flynn's brother lied about the Pentagon's response to the Capitol riot.

Mike Lofgren ·


Diplomacy, Not Bombs: Anti-War Voices Say Afghanistan Shows Need to Stop Any Further March to War

"The only thing that we 'accomplished' by going into... Afghanistan was to put trillions of taxpayer dollars into the military-industrial complex and destroy millions of lives."

Brett Wilkins ·


Progressives Welcome 'Incredibly Encouraging News' of Planned US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

"With today's decision, President Biden recognizes what the people of the United States and Afghanistan have long known: we simply cannot bomb our way to peace."

Brett Wilkins ·


From Space Force to F-35s, Congress Given Specific Path to Cut Pentagon Budget by $80 Billion

"We have a choice: funnel countless trillions of dollars into weapons of war and Pentagon waste, or put our resources toward efforts that will actually make the world safer for all of us."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Full Frontal Attack on Rule of Law': Trump Sanctions Top ICC Officials Probing US War Crimes in Afghanistan

Human rights advocates blasted the move as "another brazen attack against international justice" that "is designed to do what this administration does best—bully and intimidate."

Jessica Corbett ·

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