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Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre

August 5, 2017

A federal court ordered a new trial for Nicholas Slatten in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis in Nissour Square, Iraq

Inside Israel’s Pro-War Nationalist Camp

August 2, 2014

As Israel’s war in Gaza claims more than 1600 lives, a recent survey shows that more than 86% of Israelis oppose a ceasefire. All attempts to reach one collapsed. As the operation expands so too does the movement in Israel against it. Anti-war demonstrations have grown from week to week, but so has opposition to…

“U.S. Complicity Brought Up to Date” in Israel’s War against Gaza

July 18, 2014

Phyllis Bennis says the calls in Israel for genocide against Gaza are not only coming from fringe elements in the political establishment

Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters

February 20, 2014

Michael Ratner: Documents show the US engaged in major attacks against journalists, publishers, and whistleblowers, as a UK court upholds the legality of David Miranda’s detention at Heathrow airport

US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card

February 12, 2014

Michael Ratner: Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama’s false promise of oversight

Further Militarization of the Syrian Conflict Will Worsen the Refugee Crisis

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Syria’s refugee crisis can only be solved through a political solution that allows international relief to cross its borders

Geneva 2 May Lead to Federalism in Syria

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Despite John Kerry’s public statements, the U.S. is succeeding in its objectives in Syria, with the weakening of the Assad regime

Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself

January 28, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like