Wednesday, 21 August , 2019

US Armed Forces

Esper named new US acting defense secretary after Shanahan withdraws

Esper named new US acting defense secretary after Shanahan withdraws June 18, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, June 18 his pick for defense...

Pentagon fires Guantanamo prison commander for calling attention to US crimes

By Bill Van Auken 30 April 2019 The Pentagon has announced the abrupt firing of the commander of the infamous US prison camp at the...

After Mattis’s Resignation, a President Unbound

By Mark Landler December 21, 2018 For most of his tumultuous 23 months in office, President Trump has tried to shake off anyone who would restrain...

An Empire of Bases Poisons Water, Threatening Its Own Collapse

By Pat Elder, December 15, 2018 Per-flouro octane-sulfo-nate or PFOS, and Per-flouro-octa-noic acid or PFOA, are the active ingredients in the foam routinely used to train soldiers...

Gen. Dunford: US Troops Won’t Deny Immigrants Entry to US

By Jason Ditz Posted on November 6, 2018 Speaking at Duke University on the thousands of ground troops sent to the US border with Mexico,...

Israel and the US Wars, by James Petras

The US: The Century of Lost Wars 09.09.2018 Introduction Despite having the bigest military budget in the world, five times larger than the next six countries, the...

The Civil War inside the Empire and Turkey

The War Between America’s Military-Industrial Complex And Turkophobic Lobbies Pushes Ankara Into Russia’s Arms by Adam Garrie 2018-06-19 A war between the military-industrial complex and increasingly...

‘Intimately involved in torture’: 109 ex-US generals against Gina Haspel’s CIA...

April 23, 2018 Dear Senator: As retired general and flag officers of the United States military, we write to express our profound concern about the nomination...

Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes...

16 Apr, 2018 President Donald Trump reportedly favored bombing Russian and Iranian targets in Syria, before Pentagon chief James Mattis talked the US leader out...

True or Provocation?

Russia, Iran prepare multi-level response for US-led precision strike on Syria Apr 14, 2018 @ 14:21 Moscow acted swiftly to boost its ties with Tehran and...