civilian deaths

US Forces Complicit in Murder of Banana Farmers in Somalia

US Forces Complicit in Murder of Banana Farmers in Somalia

May 25, 2018

US Special forces are in Somalia to assist the African Union fight al Shabaab and to help stabilize the country not to murder civilians. What is missing is any attempt at an internal reconciliation process or a political solution to the raging conflict says Bill Fletcher

Is Increased Drone Warfare Inevitable?

December 29, 2015

Former Drone Technician Cian Westmoreland explains how America’s indiscriminate targeting is setting the tone for the 55 countries currently producing drone technology

From Drone Technician to Whistleblower

December 28, 2015

Former Senior Airman Cian Westmoreland discusses why he began to question his work in assisting more than 350 civilian deaths in Afghanistan

US Drone Wars

August 7, 2013
Robert Naiman: US is on a policy collision course in Yemen as it publicly supports democracy but covertly administers drone strikes

Judge in Bradley Manning Trial Refuses to Dismiss Most Serious Charges

July 18, 2013

Michael Ratner: Even though judge refused to grant defense motion to dismiss charges of aiding the enemy, Manning still could be found not guilty of that count.

Former Gov’t Officials Say Foreign Policy Making US Less Safe

June 23, 2013

Fred Branfman: Excesses of Executive Branch Eroding Democratic Institutions

Omar Dahi On Syria

June 19, 2013
Pt 1. Omar Dahi: Despite escalating humanitarian catastrophe, G8 summit failed to advance diplomatic settlement

Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers

June 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial

Gov Seeks Life for Manning; Hammond Could Face Ten Years

May 30, 2013

Michael Ratner: The government uses a sledge hammer to go after “truth tellers” Bradley Manning, Jeremy Hammond and Julian Assange