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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

Chris Hedges on Obama Decision to Attack Syria and “Give Congress a Voice”

August 31, 2013

Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss President Obama’s statement that he has decided to attack Syria and seek authorization from Congress . . . Even though he says he doesn’t need it

New Film Exposes the Israeli Weapon and Security Industry

May 20, 2013

Yotam Feldman: the Israeli economy has become dependent on the massive security market. Governments act in hypocrisy when they purchase Israeli arms used against Palestinians, but criticize Israeli violence.

Brennan Hearings: What is the Legal Basis for Drone Targeted Killings? Pt.2

February 9, 2013

Michael Ratner: There’s no reason why the legal argument defending targeted killing should not be made public

Brennan Hearings: What is the Legal Basis for Drone Targeted Killings?

February 8, 2013

Michael Ratner: There’s no reason why the legal argument defending targeted killing should not be made public