John Kiriakou, who blew the whistle on the C.I.A.’s global torture program, reflects on the impunity surrounding the U.S. leaders who authorized crimes against humanity and left Sept. 11 defendants’ trials in limbo.
Former British diplomat Craig Murray has been touring the U.S. ahead of the possible extradition of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. Watch these events with Chris Hedges, Scott Ritter and other supporters.
Call it the new American isolationism, writes William J. Astore. Only this time the country — while pumped up with pride in its “exceptional” military — is isolated from the harrowing and horrific costs of war itself.
When the author blew the whistle on the C.I.A.’s torture program in 2007, Daniel Ellsberg called to congratulate him and say he had friends at his side. Years later, at a red-carpet event in Hollywood, the “most dangerous man in…