I didn’t know The Onion took over the Washington Post.
By Pedro Gonzalez, Chronicles Ainuddin Khudairaham held down the trigger of his Kalashnikov and kept firing on unarmed U.S. Marines until the rifle’s magazine was empty, murdering three and wounding one. The Americans had been working out at a gym on Forward Operating Base Delhi in Afghanistan’s Helmand […]
Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Imprisoned In Communications Management Unit Designed For Terrorists
The Dissenter Daniel Hale is the first person accused of an unauthorized disclosure of information to be imprisoned in a Communications Management Unit by the United States government. Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale, who pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act, was transferred from a jail in Virginia to […]
At the bottom of this page is a reprint of an article I wrote on Alex Jones for an Alternative Right magazine back in 2010. It is interesting to revisit that article in light of what has happened in the past 11 years with the emergence of Trumpism. […]
By Peter Maass The Intercept As secretary of state in 2003, Powell lied at the United Nations about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction. “I am saddened by the death of Colin Powell without being tried for his crimes in Iraq.” —Muntadher Alzaidi Colin Powell is being hailed, […]
The killing of Gaddafi 10 years ago has resulted in the death of the nation of Libya and the destruction of its people
By Richard Medhurst, Russia Today Muammar Gaddafi led his nation to become the wealthiest in all of Africa. A decade after his demise, it is riven by tribalism, terrorism and slavery, all because the West could not allow an Arab leader to succeed. There was never really an […]
Ryan Grim reports on a new development in determining who is responsible for the assassination of Haiti president, Jovenel Moïse.
Saagar breaks down the figures showing the extent to which America depends on China for even the most basic goods, and how failures from politicians got the US to this point
A Rockefeller Republican who got duped by the neocons. Krystal and Saagar review the statements made by prominent figures and the widespread media coverage of Colin Powell’s death
By Scott Ritter Special to Consortium News Regime change, not disarmament, was always the driving factor behind U.S. policy towards Saddam Hussein. Powell knew this because he helped craft the original policy. The New York Times Magazine has published a puff piece soft-peddling former Secretary of State Colin […]
By Spengler Starting this column, I couldn’t have envisioned what smartphones and social media would do to a generation. This series of essays debuted in January 2000 with a meditation on tech stocks. I forecast that – contrary to the then-prevailing wisdom – internet equities would blossom by […]
Ryan Grim, Michael Starr Hopkins, and Emily Jashinsky discuss the virtues and pitfalls of corporate wokeness.
Zac & Gavin react to Ryan Grim, Emily Jashinsky and Kim Iversen’s debate over China in a new segment of The Hill’s Rising.
Krystal takes a look at the propaganda being published by CNN on behalf of the UAE, a repressive dictatorship in the middle east whose values go against everything CNN claims to stand for
Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2021 Book, Enough Already: Time to End the War on […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Emily Jashinsky debate the consequences of a new popular Chinese war epic set to become the world’s top grossing film of 2021.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, Emily Jashinsky, and Robby Soave discuss to the latest controversy surrounding Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave react to the suspension of a Netflix employee over their protest of Dave Chappelle’s new special.
Saagar lays out the extent to which Wall Street has been captured by China and he explains why the China question is crucial to the future of American politics and the economy
The Hill’s Rafael Bernal breaks down the “daunting task” the U.S. faces in rebuilding diplomatic relations with Haiti.
By Tim O’Donnell The Week Big changes in China have some worried a new version of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution is underway. Here’s everything you need to know. Chinese President Xi Jinping is cracking down on several sectors of Chinese society, including technology and entertainment. This has […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week Gen. Ray Odierno, credited with leading the 2007 “surge” of U.S. troops in Iraq, died Friday at age 67. Meanwhile, Iraq held its latest national elections. The coincidence should serve as a reminder of how little the United States accomplished in that failed war — […]
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff are joined by foreign policy expert Jacob Helberg to consider the actions America should take to avoid war with China over Taiwan.
By Julia Ioffe, Puck News The Trump administration made strange bedfellows of the left, the media, the permanent political class, and the foreign policy establishment known as The Blob. Amid the fallout from Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, the political knives are out. Say what you will about Donald […]
By Ben Norton, Grayzone Western governments in the NATO military alliance are developing tactics of “cognitive warfare,” using the supposed threats of China and Russia to justify waging a “battle for your brain” in the “human domain,” to “make everyone a weapon.” NATO is developing new forms of […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley There are few things that strike terror in the dark hearts of god fearing, beef eating, Republicans like the scourge of the Squad. Transgender bathrooms, the female orgasm, pissing off the Israel Lobby. All pale in comparison to […]
Iran would be crazy if they were NOT trying to develop nukes. The Week Staff Iran is closer to a bomb than ever before. Is a new nuclear deal possible? Here’s everything you need to know: What is Iran’s nuclear status? Iran doesn’t have nukes yet, but it […]
In this interview, Scott goes into a great deal of discussion of how the neocons are essentially a network of family dynasties and their associates, who collectively form a de facto Trotskyist-Zionist “vanguard” similar to the Leninist concept of the “vanguard party,” which managed to assume the leadership […]
By Gene Epstein Reason On October 4, 2021, Bill Kristol, an editor at large of The Bulwark, went up against Scott Horton of the Libertarian Institute in an Oxford-style debate on U.S. foreign policy at Symphony Space in New York City. Kristol was a leading proponent of […]
Tulsi’s not wrong about Salafism terrorism, and Abby’s not wrong about the US Empire. It’s possible to recognize both as a problem without necessarily agreeing with the “solutions” proposed by anyone. The overthrow of the mother country of the empire will both end US imperialism and end US […]
Abby Martin, filmmaker, journalist and creator of “Empire Files” joins Zac & Gavin for an exclusive Vanguard interview!
ISIS-K Suicide Bomber Released From ABANDONED Bagram Prison Only 11 DAYS Before Kabul Airport Attack
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to reporting that the ISIS-K bomber who killed 13 Americans at the Kabul airport in August was released from prison at Bagram Air Base only 11 days before the attack.
Saagar uncovers the details of Biden’s China policy that show the administration caving to China and big business at the expense of the trade war started by Trump
The System is obviously trying to manufacture a new cold war with China now that Russophobia hasn’t sold very well in spite of years of constant propaganda. Kim’s commentary in this segment is excellent. I tend to agree with her that the System is trying to weaponize the […]
She is experiencing the evolution that all politicians experienced. First, have enthusiasm and believe in some solutions that will fix everything, then you enter the club and you know more things than you did, then you realize that it is a game. The only difference with AOC, is […]
By Shivan Mahendrarajah “‘Austria’s greatest achievement,’ an old joke goes, “is convincing the world that Beethoven was an Austrian and Hitler a German.” Likewise, credit must go to the Pashtun (Awghan) politicians who convinced gullible foreigners and “experts” that “Afghanistan” has always existed within its present boundaries and […]
Scott Horton absolutely destroys Bill Kristol in this. Kristol sounds like someone who knows nothing about anything other than what he reads on the Wall Street Journal editorial page, or in neocon propaganda outlets that he personally edits. WATCH HERE
Krystal and Saagar review the footage of Hillary Clinton getting booed and called a war criminal in the United Kingdom during a ceremony
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley January 6 was a day that will live on in infamy, an unparalleled assault on the precious vital organs of our exceptional democracy that this great nation is still reeling to recover from, or at least so I’m […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Emily Jashinsky discuss reporting that Israeli officials pressured the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to alter a course on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Conservative Leader: China EXPANDS Global Influence In Africa, U.S. MUST Step Up & Provide Covid Aid
It seems that the US is gradually outsourcing the imperial functions of the empire in the Middle East to client states like Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the UAE, in order to focus more attention on China and Africa. Former U.S. ambassador Sam Brownback makes the case for […]
When you can make this Mark Milley clown look good, you’re really swinging. Tom Cotton is by far the most dangerous person on the Republican side. The most important objective in mainstream US politics right now is to prevent the Reaganite/neocon/supply-sider coalition from ever returning to power, and […]
Tulsi served her purpose during the debates with her takedown of Kamala and Mayor Pete. But I never thought Tulsi was far left or consistently antiwar. It’s just that during the campaign her stance on war was better than that of all the other candidates. But that only […]
Lt. Col. Daniel Davis, Ryan Grim, and Emily Jashinsky discuss the recent testimony of top military leaders on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
By Angelo M. Codevilla Independent Institute Avenging 9/11 and preventing its recurrence was justification for putting enormous effort and money into unrelated or even counterproductive activities the ruling class sold to us as antiterrorism. Twenty years after the U.S. government declared war on terrorism, it consummated its own defeat in […]
Krystal and Saagar respond to the lies told by top Generals about the Afghanistan withdrawal and correspondence with China in their latest congressional testimony
Kim Iversen breaks down the flow of money from U.S. foreign aid allocations, to Israel, and back to the American defense industry.
Hunter Biden Emails REVEAL Offer To UNFREEZE $30B In Libyan Assets, Reporter Details Washington BLOB
Senior correspondent for Insider, Mattathias Schwartz, breaks down the latest corruption scandal surrounding Hunter and Joe Biden.
Ryan Grim explains why yesterday’s testimony from top U.S. military officials should result in Congressional investigations, and even indictments.
Top Gens. ADMIT They Wanted To Stay In Afghanistan, Fund Military Industrial Complex For ENDLESS War
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to yesterday’s testimony from top U.S. military officials on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.