Zelensky’s European tour can be seen as the run-up to the Atlantic military alliance’s meeting in Lithuania in two months, writes M.K. Bhadrakumar.
Tag: The Washington Post
Craig Murray: Snowden & Teixeira
The behavior of The New York Times and Washington Post in the current case involving secret documents is truly shocking. In contrast to 10 years ago, they now see their mission as to serve the security state, not public knowledge.
Leaks Spelling the End for Ukraine
Leaked U.S. intelligence documents have exposed Western disinformation about Ukraine winning the war. Now the heavy fighting moves to Washington, writes Joe Lauria.
Corporate Media Are the Anti-WikiLeaks
Journalists are entrusted by the public to reveal truth, not serve the powerful in a witch-hunt for sources of the truth, writes Elizabeth Vos.
The Espionage Act & the 4th Year of Assange’s Arrest
If Julian Assange is extradited he will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom, reports Joe Lauria.
Craig Murray: The So Far Non-Existent Vulkan Leaks
Thirty named journalists at three major papers are covering “bombshell” revelations about Russian cyberattacks in a manner worth examining.
Caitlin Johnstone: Bolton’s Prominence Proves Society Is Sick
Of all the appalling revisionist war-crime apologia spewed during the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the worst is an article in National Review by the genocide walrus himself.
Chris Hedges: Ukraine’s Death by Proxy
Proxy wars devour the countries they purport to defend. There will come a time when the Ukrainians will become expendable to the U.S. They will disappear, as many others before them, from U.S. national discourse and popular consciousness.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: What Dan Ellsberg Means
The term “Fourth Estate” had taken on the dust of a neglected antique before the release of the Pentagon Papers. Afterwards it seemed possible to think again of the press as the independent pole of power required by a working democracy.
Chris Hedges: Russiagate Spells Journalism’s Death
Jeff Gerth’s exhaustive look at the systemic press failure in covering allegations of pro-Trump Russian interference in the 2016 election has been followed by an ominous silence.