The draft might be gone, but not everyone volunteers for the same reasons. Inconsistent access to education, healthcare, or housing means marginalized communities are systemically pushed into military service to gain those benefits–especially poor students.
Former Bush administration official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that reports of US pressure on the OPCW’s Syria chemical weapons investigation in Douma recall the Bush administration’s coercion of the IAEA and OPCW before the Iraq war.
During a Jan. 5 session of the Iraqi Parliament, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi revealed Trump threatened his life during a phone call.
Edward Gallagher, the Navy SEAL Donald Trump shielded from discipline despite graphic accusations of committing war crimes, was described by his fellow Navy SEALs as an “evil” and “toxic” man who ” just wants to kill anybody he can,” according to a report from the New York Times.
Facebook isn’t the only Silicon Valley firm with partisan oversight of what we see: the bipartisan billionaire class and their security state have partnered with tech firms since the dawn of the internet to control the parameters of users’ thinking.
Journalist Tareq Haddad explains his decision to resign from Newsweek over its refusal to cover the OPCW’s unfolding Syria scandal.
U.S. officials constantly said they were making progress. They were not, and they knew it, an exclusive Post investigation found.
Blinded Palestinian journalist exposes Israel’s increasing violence against media.
“It is unfathomable and unconscionable that the U.S.A. continues to feed the conveyor belt of arms flowing into Yemen’s devastating conflict.”
Military suicides jump to five-year high among active-duty troops, the highest rate in the Marine Corps.
The devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities by drones and missiles not only transforms the balance of military power in the Middle East, but marks a change in the nature of warfare globally.
Scott Lucas, a professor at the University of Birmingham UK, would decry with the rest of the Western media – resumed joint military operations carried out by Syria and Russia in and around the northwestern governorate of Idlib.
Israel is one of only five nations in the world that refuse to sign the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, an international treaty aimed at ending the proliferation of nuclear weapons and achieving global nuclear disarmament.
Given Pompeo’s regime-change agenda for Iran, Caitlin Johnstone pours cold water over his version of events.
The Trump administration’s claims Iran attacked oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman were quickly debunked, with the ship’s crew saying it “was hit by a flying object.” But the US disrupted important Iranian diplomatic efforts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.