When an ICE officer stopped me after I got off the plane I knew the harassment was about to begin. But I was ready for it.
US Military Robots on Fast Track to Leadership Role
It’s time for Congress to ask tough questions about automating combat decision-making before pouring billions of taxpayer dollars into the enterprise, writes Michael T. Klare.
WATCH: WikiLeaks Iraq War Logs: What It Means for Press Freedom
WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson leads a discussion with investigative journalists Iain Overton and Chris Woods about the impact of the Iraq War Logs’ release a decade ago.
Protecting Food From the Hungry
This absence of money — the most mystical of all human creations — is enough reason to let people starve, writes Vijay Prashad.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Trump’s Choice for Germany
High among Douglas Macgregor’s qualifications as U.S. ambassador to Germany is his opposition to endless wars.
Whose Century Is It? Don’t Ask Trump
As the previous piece published here today shows, while the U.S. blows things up, China builds things, better than the U.S., and that has infuriated Washington, says Dilip Hiro.
On Bombs & Bombings
The Israeli army has been bombing Gaza and the U.S. just ordered an airstrike on Syria. In a sane and just world, Caitlin Johnstone says both would command intense, international attention.
Our Series on the Atomic Bomb
There were two reasons why Consortium News devoted so much space to the commemoration of the atomic bombings of Japan.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: My Father Was to Invade Japan; He Did Not Feel Saved By the Bomb
U.S. Marine Francis Anthony Boyle was poised to join the invasion of Japan but was sent to a devastated Nagasaki instead. What he never told his son might surprise you.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: Hiroshima and the Backlash Against Historical Truth
On the 50th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1995 historians at the Smithsonian tried to present a truthful accounting of that U.S. decision-making but were stopped by right-wing politicians who insist on maintaining comforting myths, recalls Gary G. Kohls.