Tag Archives: national security

Kevin Gosztola: US Medical Professionals Were Involved in the Design and Administration of Torture

By Kevin Gosztola Monday November 4, 2013  The Dissenter  Fire Dog Lake Following the September 11th attacks, physicians and other medical professionals, “particularly psychologists,” were involved in the “design and administration” of harsh treatment and torture.  This conduct was “in clear conflict with established international and national professional principles and laws,” a new report from a task […]

[Video] Michael Ratner: US Attack On Syria Violates International Law

Published on Sep 5, 2013 Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law  TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check […]

Juan Cole: Top 10 Things That Don’t Make Sense About NSA Surveillance, Drones and Al-Qaida – Truthdig

 If the NSA and ATF have the telephone, credit card and internet records of all Americans, why don’t they stop mass shootings?  NSA  By Juan Cole  Posted on Aug 6, 2013  truthdig.com This piece first appeared on Juan Cole’s website, Informed Comment. In a Reuters Exclusive, John Shiffman and Kristina Cooke reveal that the National Security Agency shares information it gleans […]

Secret Court Renews Controversial NSA Surveillance Program

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) extends the NSA’s authority to gather telephone data from millions of Americans Editor’s Note:  This star chamber court operates with impunity. It has no Congressional oversight. To see the members of the court, click the Read More at the end of the article. Posted on Jul 21, 2013   Truthdig.com   A top […]

Amy Goodman: Corporate Media No Longer Mainstream, But Extreme- Uptake Video

Amy Goodman: Corporate Media No Longer Mainstream, But Extreme “This is no longer a mainstream media, but an extreme media beating the drums for war,” journalist Amy Goodman tells the National Conference For Media Reform meeting in Denver. Published on Apr 7, 2013 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND […]

Glenn Greenwald> Bradley Manning: the face of heroism

Bradley Manning: the face of heroism The 25-year-old Army Private, this generation’s Daniel Ellsberg, pleads guilty today to some charges and explains his actions Glenn Greenwald   Thursday 28 February 2013 15.38 EST  guardian.co.uk Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Maryland. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images (updated [Friday]) In December, 2011, I wrote an Op-Ed in the Guardian arguing that ifBradley […]

FBI Sharing Facial Recognition Software With Police Departments Across America

FBI Sharing Facial Recognition Software With Police Departments Across America By Madison Ruppert  theintelhub.com  August 25, 2012 It is no secret that facial recognition technology is on the rise with amazing leaps forward in efficiency, nor is it a secret that the federal government maintains a centralized biometric database. This program is so massive and coordinated that even governors have been overridden in […]

Chris Hedges> Criminalizing Dissent

Criminalizing Dissent Photo by CTJ71081 (CC-BY) By Chris Hedges   Posted on Aug 13, 2012    truthdig.com I was on the 15th floor of the Southern U.S. District Court in New York in the courtroom of Judge Katherine Forrest last Tuesday. It was the final hearing in the lawsuit I brought in January against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense […]

Alexander Reed Kelly> Privacy by Design

Privacy by Design By Alexander Reed Kelly   July 24, 2012    truthdig.com Furryscaly (CC BY-SA 2.0) NEW YORK—Nicholas Merrill wants to change the world. So he tells me over rice and beans at Lupe’s East LA Kitchen in Soho, roughly a dozen blocks from where the World Trade Center once stood. He is perfectly serious. At 39 […]

Glenn Greenwald> How America’s Surveillance State Breeds Conformity and Fear

How America’s Surveillance State Breeds Conformity and Fear Once the government is able to monitor everything we do and say, we will be unable to fight back. By Glenn Greenwald    AlterNet     July 4, 2012  |  Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of a speech delivered by Glenn Greenwald at this month’s Socialism 2012 conference, on the […]

Video> Scahill: Obama still relying on the blank check the Bush administration gave him for endless war

Scahill: Obama still relying on the blank check the Bush administration gave him for endless war Submitted by sosadmin on Sun, 04/29/2012 – 12:50   Privacy SOS Please note that by playing the above clips YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer. Yesterday advocates from all over the world met […]

Tom Engelhardt> Data Mining You> How the Intelligence Community Is Creating a New American World

Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Intelligence Bureaucracy That Ate Our World Posted by Tom Engelhardt    April 3, 2012    TomDispatch [Note for TomDispatch Readers: To catch Timothy MacBain’s latest Tomcast audio interview in which I reflect on the unnatural growth of the U.S. national security state, click here, or download it to your iPod here.  It’s a subject that lies […]

Reaping the Whirlwind: The Shadow Side of Imperial Bullying

Reaping the Whirlwind: The Shadow Side of Imperial Bullying Steve Clemens. November 4, 2011   Mennonista It was in conversation with the Iraqi doctors visiting from Najaf that I inquired about Muqtada al-Sadr and the role he and his militias might play in Iraq after the U.S. uniformed troops leave by the end of this year. […]

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, WikiLeaked at the State Department

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, WikiLeaked at the State Department Posted by Peter Van Buren at 9:37am, September 27, 2011   TomDispatch It’s hardly a secret at this late date that, while the Obama administration arrived in office promoting “a new standard of openness” in government, in practice it’s cast not sunshine, but a penumbra of gloom over the […]

Jane Mayer | The Secret Sharer

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