By John Pilger Under Obama, the U.S. extended secret “special forces” operations to 138 countries, or 70 percent of the world’s population. government, threatening Russia
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by JOHN WIGHT On October 20, 2011, Libya’s Muammar al-Gaddafi was brutally murdered by a mob of NATO-backed ‘rebels’, after first being beaten and violated in
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by JOHN PILGER
The exoneration of a man accused of the worst of crimes, genocide, made no headlines. Neither the BBC nor CNN covered it. The Guardian allowed a brief commentary. Such ...
by VIJAY PRASHAD
Terrible pictures arrive onto social media of refugees from Syria and elsewhere, washed up on the shores of Europe. One in particular is particularly ghastly – the body of ...
"It Always Seems to Blow Back"
by CONN HALLINAN
A quiet meeting this past March in Saudi Arabia, and a recent anonymous leak from the Israeli military, set the stage for what ...
From Watergate to Deflategate
by PAUL STREET
Mistakes v. Crimes
One useful measure of a political culture’s moral level is the nature of what counts as a terrible outrage, disgrace, or scandal in ...
By John Pilger
September 12, 2014 "ICH" - "There is a taboo," said the visionary Edward Said, "on telling the truth about Palestine and the great destructive force behind Israel. Only ...
Background to a Tragedy Foretold in Iraq, Syria, Gaza and Ukraine
by MATTHEW STEVENSON
WASHINGTON —President Obama, welcoming Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq to the White House on Monday, said ...
By Noam Chomsky, Truthout | Op-Ed
Palestinian children gather books from the rubble of the Imam Shafi’i Mosque in Gaza City, Aug. 2, 2014. (Photo: Sergey Ponomarev / The New York Times)
Amid all the ...
Ismail Khalidi interviews Max Blumenthal
July 15, 2014
The journalist on the rise of Israeli extremism.
Max Blumenthal’s 2009 book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party, was positively reviewed and garnered ...
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