Writing on Shooting: Over Five Years Later, What Has Changed?

By: Friday December 14, 2012 5:26 pm

Gun violence is more than an everyday occurrence in this country, it is an hourly one. Correction: it is a quarter-hourly one.


A Voice from Inside the Libyan Massacre: “I’m Not Sure I’ll Be Alive in Five Minutes”

By: Sunday February 20, 2011 6:00 am

A video broadcast from inside Benghazi Libya tells of the massacre being carried out by Qaddafi’s mercenaries. Even with a media blackout, Libyans get word out of the horrors they face in response to their demand for reform.

NATO Forces in Afghanistan Killed Civilians in Sangin, Evidence Now Shows

By: Friday August 6, 2010 11:35 am

Exclusive, on-the-ground interviews obtained by Brave New Foundation’s Rethink Afghanistan project confirm what U.S. and allied forces repeatedly denied: U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan killed dozens of people in the Sangin District of Helmand Province on July 23.

IDF Information Blockade Fails: Growing Number of Flotilla Survivors Debunk IDF’s Massacre Story

By: Tuesday June 1, 2010 5:20 pm

In order to prop up the IDF’s storyline that it and not the Freedom Flotilla was attacked first in international waters, the Israeli government has been trying to deny media access to the flotilla survivors — but their effort to create an information blockade is failing. The survivors’ stories are getting out, and they all debunk the IDF’s claims.

Has Admiral Blair Double-Crossed a Second President?

By: Saturday May 2, 2009 6:00 pm

In January Amy Gooman’s guest Allan Nairn described to Democracy Now’s audience how in 1999 Admiral Dennis Blair, Obama’s Intel Czar pick, had repeatedly supported Indonesian generals commanding Indonesian death squads in Timor, rather than obey his Commander-In-Chief’s lawful orders to tell our client generals in the Indonesian military to shut down their death squads. Today the NY Times reports that last Thursday, as Obama released the torture memos and his Adminstration told us the torture failed to produce useful results, Admiral Blair told the intel community the exact opposite. Who does Dennis Blair serve – America’s elected leaders, or the torture and death squad operatives?

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