We remember the great investigative reporter Robert Parry, who founded this website in 1995. He left us way too soon on Jan. 27, 2018.
Month: January 2023
US Can Turn Back Doomsday Clock
Instead of sending more weapons to Ukraine, the U.S. and its NATO allies could be taking these steps to lower the rising risk of nuclear conflict, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
Hrafnsson: Empire Against One Man
Julian Assange’s resistance has laid bare the raw elements of empire that totally disregards the principles it so proudly preaches of human rights, press freedom and the rule of law, says the WikiLeaks editor.
War Profiteers Oversee Pentagon Spending
The foxes are guarding the hen house with billions under review by the Commission on the National Defense Strategy, writes Eli Clifton. And the potential conflicts of interest start at the top.
Cuba Blockade Hurts US Patients Too
The embargo is not only harming Cuban healthcare. It is also blocking Americans from life-saving Cuban treatments, Natalia Marques reports.
Japan Reenlists as Washington’s Spear-Carrier
Patrick Lawrence reflects on Prime Minister Kishida’s radical turn toward the militarism his country’s pacifist constitution forbids.
Donziger: Assange Case a Fraud From A to Z
The rule of law is not being applied in Julian Assange’s case, just as it was not applied in mine, says lawyer Steven Donziger.
Caitlin Johnstone: US Constantly Provoking China
The way the U.S. has been positioning its war machinery around China would have sparked a third world war had the roles been reversed. Nonetheless, talk inside the U.S. empire is all about Chinese “aggression.”
Australia Has Not Written to US on Assange For 6 Months
UPDATED: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said he’s raised Julian Assange with the U.S. A Freedom of Information request shows Australia has not corresponded with the U.S. on Assange for at least six months.
SCOTT RITTER: The Nightmare of NATO Arms to Ukraine
The West’s recent approval of more military assistance for Kiev risks nuclear nightmare, fails Ukrainian expectations and rebukes the World War II history enshrined in a prominent Soviet war memorial in Berlin.