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70th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

January 24, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity

Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself

January 24, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity

RAI with Peter Kuznick and Gar Alperovitz

January 24, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity

Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

January 11, 2014
Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a ‘security’ candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear ‘centrist’ when compared to Likud

Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week

January 8, 2014

Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

The Untold Story of American Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan

November 11, 2013
Part two of our discussion with journalist Ann Jones on her new book: “How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars — The Untold Story”

Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctancy to Blast Obama

October 24, 2013

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch label drone strikes as indiscriminate but don’t go as far as to label them as war crimes

US Drone Wars

October 14, 2013
Medea Benjamin: U.S. government claims drone victims are mostly militants, but about half identified victims thus far are civilians and children

Egypt

October 10, 2013
Mohamed Elmeshad: Dozens killed in clashes across Egypt over the past week, highlighting the violent nature of the country’s US-backed coup regime The United States is reportedly planning to curb military aid to Egypt. The news comes as clashes escalate between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. “I think what's become…

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Japan

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark