CIA

Trump's Secrecy Insulates U.S. Public from CIA Drone War

Trump’s Secrecy Insulates U.S. Public from CIA Drone War

March 21, 2019

Trump just revoked an Obama-era reporting requirement about civilian drone strike casualties. While it lacked full transparency, it was better than the renewed secrecy that will surround the CIA’s drone war program now

Venezuela Tops CIA’s Agenda for Brazil’s President

Venezuela Tops CIA’s Agenda for Brazil’s President

March 18, 2019

On his first visit to the U.S., President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro eagerly receives his instructions from the CIA and Trump’s foreign policy team.  Alex Main of CEPR analyzes the visit

Trump Withdrawing from Old Wars While Threatening Iran with New One

Iran

February 6, 2019
While Trump is withdrawing US troops from Syria and Afghanistan, he is ramping up aggression against Iran — acting both less and more hawkish than his intelligence agencies. Trita Parsi says Washington is violating international law in its campaign to isolate and strangle Tehran
Why Would Saudi Arabia Support the 9/11 Conspirators, Why Would the US Gov. Cover it Up? - Sen. Graham on Reality Asserts Itself pt3

Reality Asserts Itself – Bob Graham

January 8, 2019
Former Senator Bob Graham, co-chair of the 2002 Joint Congressional Inquiry into 9/11, believes that the Saudi government “had a high and what has thus far turned out to be credible expectation that their role” in 9/11 “would not be exposed” by the U.S. government.  – a REPLAY of a 2013 interview by Paul Jay
Oliver Stone: American 'War State' Has 'the Worst Media in the World'

Oliver Stone: American ‘War State’ Has ‘the Worst Media in the World’

December 16, 2018

Oscar winner Oliver Stone says even he has difficulty producing films these days, because the US corporate media silences anti-war voices, and “We’ve really gone to the right in America.”

Oliver Stone Remembers Anti-Imperialist Journalist William Blum, Chronicler of CIA Crimes

Oliver Stone Remembers Anti-Imperialist Journalist William Blum, Chronicler of CIA Crimes

December 14, 2018

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone speaks about the life and legacy of dissident journalist and historian William Blum, who documented US war crimes and CIA interventions across the planet

Why Did CIA Turn Against Saudi Crown Prince MBS? It's More than Khashoggi

Why Did CIA Turn Against Saudi Crown Prince MBS? It’s More than Khashoggi

November 20, 2018

CIA officials are signaling Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must be replaced. Is this all about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi? Professor Asad AbuKhalil says there are other political reasons

CIA Whistleblower: John Brennan Is Out For Himself, Not the Resistance

August 23, 2018

Donald Trump’s revoking of ex-CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance has re-ignited a bitter public feud. Ex-CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou argues that given Brennan’s record and personal ambitions, he is not a trustworthy Resister.

America’s Regime Change Toolbox

June 30, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Regime change here, regime change there. Officials argue for or against it and the press and media routinely report on it. There are good guys (the U.S. and its current allies) and bad ones. Although the list shifts—today North Korea is trustworthy, Canada is not—one thing is unchanged: Regime change…