Bush

Don't Forget George H. W. Bush's War Crimes, from Iraq's 'Highway of Death' to Panama

Don’t Forget George H. W. Bush’s War Crimes, from Iraq’s ‘Highway of Death’ to Panama

December 14, 2018

As US president, George H.W. Bush invaded Panama and waged the barbaric Gulf War, in which the American military devastated Iraqi civilian infrastructure and massacred thousands of fleeing soldiers

George H.W. Bush: War Criminal, CIA Spy, Oil Tycoon, Embodiment of US Elite

George H.W. Bush: War Criminal, CIA Spy, Oil Tycoon, Embodiment of US Elite

December 10, 2018

President George H. W. Bush was an elite custodian of capitalism and empire, with countless victims, from Iraq to Panama. The former oil tycoon and CIA director paved the way for Trumpism

IRAN: US Regime Change Project is Immoral and Illegal

July 24, 2018

By David William Pear , July 23, 2018   Photo: George W. Bush. A symbol of America’s contempt for international law. [Photo from the sleuthjournal.com]   “We’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” (US General Wesley Clark, former…

Strange Bedfellows

June 23, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Misery is not the only thing that “acquaints a man with strange bedfellows,” as Shakespeare put it; geopolitical machinations and international animosities do as well. Even so, the not-so-secret marriage of convenience – or is it only an affair? — between Israel, on the one hand, and Saudi Arabia and…

The Ratner Report

December 19, 2014
The European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) files case against Bush Administration officials for running a state organized program of torture authorized at the highest levels, says Michael Ratner, chair of ECCHR

Vijay Prashad

December 14, 2014
Vijay Prashad says the torture report is unclear about the chain of command, but the international community is making moves to hold those in power accountable

Hedges and Binney on NSA Policy

January 11, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges and William Binney answer the question: “What should the NSA policy look like?”

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges and William Binney

January 9, 2014
Chris Hedges and NSA whistle-blower William Binney tell Paul Jay that there should be accountability, including the President himself, for the criminal practices used by the NSA against the American people

Frigid 'Polar Vortex' Puts Homeless in Extreme Danger

January 6, 2014
Adam Schneider: Cities have taken action to house their homeless populations in face of record cold temperatures but fail to prevent and end homelessness

Ratner: Obama Must Move to Close Guantanamo Now

November 20, 2013

Michael Ratner: 12 years after Guantanamo’s opening, the prison holds 166 people, 86 who are cleared for release, after President Obama and Congress has failed to close it.