Category: Military

SCOTT RITTER: The Back Channel

Communications between the U.S. and Russia are essential for preventing an out-of-control crisis and a conduit exists for ongoing, high-level dialogue. But what is it really for?

Secrecy & Empire

Under the guise of protecting the national interest, Australia’s security establishment acts in secret to uphold the global U.S.-led imperial order, writes Clinton Fernandes. 

The US Military’s Culture of Lies

William Astore says the U.S. is a nation being unmade by war, the very opposite of what most Americans are taught. If wars were won with lies, he argues, the U.S. would be undefeated.

Text of Putin’s Speech on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a major address on the war in Ukraine, which changes its nature dramatically. As a service, CN provides here the English text of the speech.