The Brereton inquiry has revealed the wanton murder and subsequent cover-up of unarmed civilians, as well as the complete lack of official oversight.
Caitlin Johnstone applies the literary folktale The Emperor’s New Clothes and reframes it for today’s times, a time when illegitimate arguments and irrelevant points abound.
If you bought into the Trump administration’s completely unsubstantiated claims about Soleimani, you have bought into unsubstantiated US government narratives.
Donald Trump has now taken aim at Iraq, refusing to comply with their request to leave … unless he’s compensated for an airbase.
The response to the Trump-endorsed assassination of a beloved Iranian general could result in global turmoil.
“We’ll be deciding what we’re going to do with [the oil] in the future.” In no other global power dynamic would this be considered a rational thing for anyone to say.
There’s a very clear demand we can add into the mix in this new push for environmentalist reforms: de-fund the Pentagon.
Americans have pursued terrorism since 2001, but what we’ve really achieved is a great crusade without end, both in lives lost and profit gained.
Donald Trump may have called back military action against Iran, but the trade sanctions he’s put in place are far more damaging.
Donald Trump visited Iraq. While we may nitpick at his reasons why, the fact that that war is still raging should drag our focus.