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Polly Mann> Messages Made Manifest

By Polly Mann  WAMM Newsletter   May 2013 In my article in the March/April issue of the WAMM newsletter I overlooked one category of reasons why women might join the military, and an important one at that – they may truly believe that they can help spread democracy and bring freedom to other nations. That’s because people More

Polly Mann> Messages Made Manifest

By Polly Mann  WAMM Newsletter   May 2013 In my article in the March/April issue of the WAMM newsletter I overlooked one category of reasons why women might join the military, and an important one at that – they may truly believe that they can help spread democracy and bring freedom to other nations. That’s because people More

Charles McDermid> US 'shock and audit' over Iraq expenses

US 'shock and audit' over Iraq expenses Unsparing analysis of $60bn spent 'rebuilding' Iraq lays bare the waste trail that may lead all the way to Afghanistan. At least $8bn in Iraq reconstruction funds is still unaccounted for and presumed 'wasted', a report says [Reuters] Charles McDermid Last Modified: 27 Mar 2013  AlJazeera.com The final breakdown of More

Charles McDermid> US ‘shock and audit’ over Iraq expenses

US 'shock and audit' over Iraq expenses Unsparing analysis of $60bn spent 'rebuilding' Iraq lays bare the waste trail that may lead all the way to Afghanistan. At least $8bn in Iraq reconstruction funds is still unaccounted for and presumed 'wasted', a report says [Reuters] Charles McDermid Last Modified: 27 Mar 2013  AlJazeera.com The final breakdown of More

The Guardian> James Steele: America's mystery man in Iraq – Full Documentary

James Steele: America's mystery man in Iraq [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ca1HsC6MH0#.UU5PQhQMqyo] A 15-month investigation by the Guardian and BBC Arabic reveals how retired US colonel James Steele, a veteran of American proxy wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, played a key role in training and overseeing US-funded special police commandos who ran a network of torture centres in More

The Guardian> James Steele: America’s mystery man in Iraq – Full Documentary

James Steele: America's mystery man in Iraq [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ca1HsC6MH0#.UU5PQhQMqyo] A 15-month investigation by the Guardian and BBC Arabic reveals how retired US colonel James Steele, a veteran of American proxy wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, played a key role in training and overseeing US-funded special police commandos who ran a network of torture centres in More

BBC-Guardian Exposé Uses WikiLeaks to Link Iraq Torture Centers to U.S. Col. Steele & Gen. Petraeus

[youtube=http://youtu.be/alWcGqWeNLQ] TRANSCRIPT  Democracy Now! A shocking new report by The Guardian and BBC Arabic details how the United States armed and trained Iraqi death squads that ran torture centers. It is a story that stretches from the U.S.-backed death squads in Central America during the 1980s to the imprisoned Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. We play extended excerpts More

BBC-Guardian Exposé Uses WikiLeaks to Link Iraq Torture Centers to U.S. Col. Steele & Gen. Petraeus

[youtube=http://youtu.be/alWcGqWeNLQ] TRANSCRIPT  Democracy Now! A shocking new report by The Guardian and BBC Arabic details how the United States armed and trained Iraqi death squads that ran torture centers. It is a story that stretches from the U.S.-backed death squads in Central America during the 1980s to the imprisoned Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. We play extended excerpts More

Glenn Greenwald> America’s drone sickness

America’s drone sickness BY GLENN GREENWALD     April 19, 2012      Salon.com This headline and first paragraph from today’s Washington Post scoop by Greg Miller speaks volumes about so many things: General David Petraeus in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 18, 2011 (Credit: REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) There are many evils in the world, but extinguishing people’s lives with targeted, extra-judicial killings, when you More

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