US Congress

Most of Congress ‘Likes War’ and Opposes Ending US Support for Saudi War in Yemen

November 7, 2017

Several members of Congress have introduced legislation to invoke the War Powers Act with an aim to shut down US support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but the resolution will not pass because the vast majority in Congress doesn’t oppose war explains Col. Larry Wilkerson

Post 9/11 AUMF Law Gives Trump Power to Wage Perpetual War

November 1, 2017

Post 9/11 authorization to use military force has been used to intervene in 19 countries. Congress ought to reclaim its authority to declare war, explains Col. Larry Wilkerson

Supreme Court Strikes Down Racial Gerrymandering in North Carolina

May 22, 2017

Kamau Franklin of the Atlanta Black Star says a Supreme Court ruling that North Carolina unlawfully used race in redrawing Congressional maps is a blow to racial gerrymandering across the United States

Puerto Rico ‘Rescue’ Bill to Reinforce Colonial Relationship with US

July 1, 2016

The Puerto Rico debt bill “will impose a fiscal control board that is going to watch out more for the billionaires and millionaires in Wall Street than it is going to watch out for the millions of Americans living on the island,” said activist Julio Lopez. The legislation will create a federal oversight board appointed…

Guantanamo Bay Prison

May 17, 2013
Group calls for cleared detainees to be released

The Rehabilitation of Bush/Cheney

May 6, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: President Obama protected Bush/Cheney from criminal prosecution to protect himself

Ambassador: Iran and US Must Reach a Comprehensive Deal in Direct Talks

December 27, 2012

Ambassador Hossein Mousavian: The nuclear issue is not the real problem; the US objects to Iran’s influence in the region

Iranian Ambassador: It’s Not in Iran’s Interest to Build a Nuclear Bomb

December 24, 2012

Seyed Hossein Mousavian: IAEA has a political agenda that goes beyond its mandate to inspect

The Porter Report

December 11, 2012
Gareth Porter: America needed a war hero but his “achievements” riddled by half-truths and pure propaganda