The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee told Yahoo! News that the committee has asked Langley to explain reports of plans to kill or kidnap the WikiLeaks publisher.
SCOTT RITTER: Powell & Iraq—Regime Change, Not Disarmament: The Fundamental Lie
Regime change, not disarmament, was always the driving factor behind U.S. policy towards Saddam Hussein. Powell knew this because he helped craft the original policy.
What Baraitser Thought About the Plot to Kill or Abduct Assange
In her ruling in January against extraditing the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher, Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser expressed a high degree of understanding for the CIA wanting to rub out Assange, writes Joe Lauria.
Randy Credico Interviews Nils Melzer on Julian Assange
On his show Live on the Fly: Countdown to Freedom, Randy Credico interviews Nils Melzer, U.N. special rapporteur on torture, about Julian Assange in light of the Yahoo! story on CIA plans to kidnap or kill the WikiLeaks publisher.
CIA Plan to Poison Assange Wasn’t Needed
The U.S. had already found a “lawful” way to disappear him, writes Jonathan Cook.
Pompeo Effectively Admits To Assange Allegations
Pompeo’s point that U.S. law prohibits carrying out assassinations is not convincing considering how the Trump administration openly assassinated Iran’s top military commander Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike last year, writes Caity Johnstone.
Who was Dag Hammarskjöld?
Through his independence, Hammarskjöld had managed to anger both Cold War camps, writes Joe Lauria.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Treason!
The perplexing overuse of the word is a testament to the vitriol with which Americans now conduct political discussions.
‘The Longest War’ in US History Is Not Over
Two recent instances of “force and precision” ordered by Biden marked the presumed end to the war in Afghanistan just as it had begun, writes Brian Terrell.
The Beltway Media’s Loyalty to Permanent War State
Biden’s popular and long overdue retreat from Afghanistan exposed big media’s de facto merger with the military, writes Gareth Porter.