To better manufacture consent, U.S. Army soldiers are embedded as intern and fellows at local TV affiliates, along with previously reported newspapers and national outlets.
Tags: ABC, Af-Pak War, Bush Administration, CBS, Chicago Tribune, CNN, David Barstow, Defense Department, FOIA, FOX News, Iraq War, John Cook, military industrial media complex, MSNBC, Newspeak, Obama Administration, PSYOPS, US, US Army, War, War on Terror, WRAL, WTOC
Tags: Afghanistan, airstrikes, Boeing, drones, extrajudicial assassination, Israel, Ivan Eland, Lockheed MArtin, military industrial complex, military welfare, Obama Administration, Pakistan, Pentagon, Robert Gates, War on Terror, war spending
Ivan Eland sat with RT to discuss the astronomical political clout held by the welfare queens of the military-industrial complex that will thwart any translation of the Pentagon’s rhetoric into actual policy (7:04):
Tags: Afghan elections, Afghanistan, Al Jazeera, Ballot stuffing, Dion Nissenbaum, McClatchy, Spin Boldak, Warfare and Conflict
Yes, people videotaped it and Al Jazeera broke the story (2:26):
Tags: BP, BP escrow fund, BP Exploration & Production, corporatism, Deepwater Horizon, eco-terrorism, environment, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Newspeak, NOAA, Obama Administration, Rainer Amon, Suzanne Goldberg, US
With 90% of up to 4.4 million barrels of oil ‘unaccounted for’, it’s now… still unaccounted for.
Tags: Af-Pak War, Afghanistan, Calvin Gibbs, civilian casualties, Jeremy Morlock, Kandahar Province, Michael Waddington, military tribunals, Obama Administration, Robert Mackey, US Army, US military, war crimes, William Yardley
Tags: Afghanistan, airstrikes, CIA, civilian casualties, COIN, CT, drone, extrajudicial assassination, FATA, Hamid Karzai, Haqqani Network, Laghman Province, NATO, night raids, North Waziristan, NWFP, Pakistan, Quetta Shura, War on Terror
Locals of the Laghman Province claim civilians were killed in a NATO raid, contrary to NATO claims, and that they are not “insurgents”, but people defending their home against NATO’s ‘broken promises’ to not raid their village (2:00):
Tags: Af-Pak War, Afghanistan, airstrikes, Bush Administration, CIA, drones, extrajudicial assassination, Iraq War, ISAF, Jason Ditz, libertarian, NATO, Newspeak, NWFP, Obama Administration, Pakistan, War on Terror, Warfare and Conflict, Zardari
Die in a drone strike.
Tags: antiwar activists, Arab American Action Network, Bush Administration, Chicago, civil liberties, criminal justice, FARC, FBI, Hatem Abudayyeh, Jason Ditz, Jim Fennerty, Joe Iosbaker, Minneapolis, Obama Administration, Patrick Martin, peace movement, SCOTUS, Stephanie Weiner, The Humanitarian Law Project v. Holder, thoughtcrime
F.B.I. raids over the weekend in Minneapolis and Chicago aimed to “quiet activists”.
Tags: civil liberties, FBI, internet surveillance, law, libertarian, NSA, Obama Administration, US, US Congress, warrantless wiretapping program
The White House will push Congress to ‘make it easier to wiretap the internet’.
Tags: Af-Pak War, Afghanistan, civilian casualties, Jeremy Morlock, military tribunals, United States armed forces
Monday, the first of 12 soldiers charged with murder of civilians faced military tribunal.
Tags: Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, civil liberties, conservatives, constitutional rights, Guantanamo Bay, John Grisham, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, NY Times, tea party movement
A Gitmo detainee expressed support for U.S. civilian courts over military tribunals, so they must be evil.
Tags: arms trading, Benjamin Netanyahu, Hillary Clinton, Israel, Likudniks, Mahmoud Abbas, Middle East, Middle East peace process, military industrial complex, Obama Administration, settlement expansion, West Bank, Yesha Council, Zionism
Monday morning, planned settlement expansion began execution.
Tags: ACL, al-Qaeda, Anwar al-Awlaki, Charlie Savage, civil liberties, constitutional rights, counterterrorism, CT, Eric Holder, extrajudicial assassination, Glenn Greenwald, Jason Ditz, libertarian, Obama, Obama Administration, Obamaphilia, terrorism
The Justice Department is playing hardball against the ACLU’s efforts to block an executive order to assassinate an American citizen charged with no crime.
Tags: Chicago Council on Global Affairs, IAEA, Iran, Israel, Middle East, NPT, Scott Horton, US, Warfare and Conflict
Were Iran to retaliate to a hypothetical military strike by Israel, Americans oppose U.S. military involvement.
Tags: Abdu Rahman, ACLU, Af-Pak War, airstrikes, Andy Worthington, antiwar activism, arms trading, Brazil, C.J. Chivers, Carol Rosenberg, China, Chris Hedges, Dahr Jamail, Death Penalty, domestic surveillance, domestic terrorism, drones, electoral politics, Eric Garris, false flag operation, FBI, Federal Reserve, fiat money, FOREX, Glenn Greenwald, gold, Great Recesseion, Guantanamo Bay, Iran, Israel, Jason Ditz, Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, Kyrgyzstan, Lockheed MArtin, Middle East, Middle East peace process, military industrial complex, NAM, Noah Shachtman, Obama Administration, Omar Khadr, Pakistan, Paul O'Mahoney, Peace Now, Pittsburgh G-20 Summit, privacy rights, racism, Saudi Arabia, Scott Horton, settlement expansion, Sheldon Richman, Somalia, Stephen Walt, Sweden, Tom Engelhardt, UAE, Wall Street, war games, Warfare and Conflict, West Bank, William Fisher