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Why Does U.S. Navy Allow Officers to Commit Gory Murders and Other Atrocities with Impunity?

And even more disturbingly, why are the men who commit these crimes revered in American popular culture? “The thrill of killing [is] like a drug; the greatest feeling I’ve ever experienced in my life.” – Eddie Penney, Navy SEAL Team 6.[1] In January 2012, Chris Kyle’s book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal […]

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New Documentary Offers Grunt’s View of War in Afghanistan During Its Last Nine Months

U.S. imperialism’s star-crossed 2001 invasion of Afghanistan and the ensuing 20-year occupation was doomed from the very start. Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Matthew Heineman’s new 96-minute non-fiction film Retrograde documents the denouement of a deceitful debacle. His film, shot on the ground often amidst intense combat, zooms in on the final nine months of […]

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UN Expert Weighs In on Self-Determination, Referenda and the Rights of Minorities in Our Troubled World

In the wake of the controversies and heated debate generated in the wake of the referenda held last September in the regions of the Donbas, it became necessary for me to get some clarity on the legal issues surrounding this event. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Dr. Alfred de Zayas served as the first UN […]

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Western Media Has Not Much Evolved From the Era of the Yellow Peril in Its Routine China-Bashing

Distorted coverage of alleged removal of Hu Jintao from Communist Party Congress is par for the course along with other recent coverage. It is common for Western media to automatically imply or label everything that happens in China as “evil.” The most recent case concerns the events surrounding former Communist Party Chairman Hu Jintao at […]

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Star CIA Analysts Are Out of Touch With Reality When it Comes to Russia

They See Only the Bad Old Days of the Soviet Union The CIA, thanks to Hollywood and fanboys, enjoys an undeserved reputation for competence in carrying out espionage and covert actions. I am fascinated by the delusional punditry offered by former CIA officers, such as Douglas London and Steven Hall. Full disclosure, Hall was a […]

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New Hope For Mumia Abu-Jamal

He has filed for a new trial based on recently discovered evidence: his prior trial was tainted by judicial bias, and police and prosecutorial misconduct that included withholding of evidence and bribing or coercing witnesses to lie A judge will decide in mid-December if Mumia Abu-Jamal will receive a new trial. Abu-Jamal’s lawyers, Judith Ritter […]

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CovertAction Bulletin: What is the Real Path to Peace in Ukraine?

On November 19th anti-war activists across the United States and across the world launched a new multi-national grassroots movement to demand the end to the current war in Ukraine and an end to NATO expansion. With the recent bombing of Poland, the serious threat of nuclear war looms larger around the globe and U.S. imperialism continues to wage it’s own proxy war in Ukraine against Russia.

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Georgian Legion Carries Out ISIS-Style Executions in Ukraine—with Covert U.S. Support

U.S. has a long history of subcontracting dirty counterinsurgency operations to brutal proxy forces–the Georgian Legion is but the latest The Georgian Legion stands out among the many right-wing militias of Ukraine. While most of the new breed of Ukrainian fascists are active on social media, the Georgian Legion has gone beyond Telegram and risen […]

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Outrageous Brainwashing Event—Sponsored By Bush Institute and CIA-Backed National Endowment for Democracy (NED)—Deliberately Falsifies History to Inflame American Hatred Against Russia and China

Head of International Republican Institute Dan Twining ridiculously compares Putin-Xi meeting to Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact between Hitler and Stalin, while former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs accuses Russia of igniting protests in Chile Russia-bashing was in full vogue at a conference at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas co-hosted by the National Endowment […]

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Media Obscures Key Reason For Russian Retreat From Kherson; Namely to Prevent the Destruction of the Nova Kakhovka Dam

Predictions of imminent collapse of Russian army are fanciful The Western media have widely celebrated the retreat of Russian forces from the city of Kherson, presenting the Ukrainians as liberators of the city and the Russian retreat as an example of the weakness of the Russian army and its impending collapse. However, the same media […]

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