Tag: Feature

Will reopening what now appears to be the deliberately covered-up murder of Secretary James Forrestal implicate the CIA? “He was brought before his timeTo Arlington to reside.Now, at last, the truth is known:It wasn’t from suicide.”David Martin, “Forrestal’s Resting Place in History.” On May 22, 1949, just before 2:00 a.m., America’s...
Lebanon’s crisis has been precipitated in large part by the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and Israel and cannot be solved until these rogue actors stop their foreign meddling Wherever Victoria Nuland goes, she brings trouble. Nuland is the third most powerful person in the State Department. In February 2014, she famously handed out...
Hailed by The Nation as "the Senator from the Left" and by Mother Jones as "the first 1960s radical elected to the U.S. Senate," he was killed in a 2002 plane crash just 10 days before a crucial election he was likely to win—a win that would have clinched...
Lacking the backbone to stand up to Dick Cheney when it counted, Powell betrayed the world and participated in the deaths of hundreds of thousands Colin Powell is dead. The 84-year-old former Secretary of State, former National Security Advisor, and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff succumbed to...
A Part of Obama’s Legacy that Presumably Won’t Be Celebrated in his $482 Million Presidential Library I recently witnessed the exhumation of human remains from a mass grave that contains more than 200 bodies. It was a profound and profoundly disturbing experience. Each body in this grave represents an unnecessary...
Americans want to feel good about themselves by giving money to charities that claim to be helping the Syrian people. But they are being duped into supporting terrorist forces that have brought misery and violence to the country—while crippling U.S. sanctions accentuate the humanitarian crisis. Are major charitable organizations supporting...
In this era of police violence, pandemic worries, and economic crisis, it is no surprise that U.S. (and local) government agencies have a poor track record of sharing information honestly and directly—especially information about their own complicity in actions and policies that are undemocratic, militaristic, racist, sexist or otherwise...
On September 11, 2001—a day that will live in infamy in U.S. history—hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center in New York City and one side of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., which experienced destruction. President George W. Bush’s administration started a war in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001,...
Unpermitted activity threatens Potomac River and Southern Maryland Severe contamination from military weapons testing and disposal dating to 1898 contaminate the region The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (Indian Head) has conducted open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) of military flares that contain up to 45% of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances...
Try Mark Wilding’s Wildly Funny, But Razor-Sharp, Satirical Dramatization of the CIA-Backed Fascist Coup in Chile. You may think you know what happened, but you’ll never guess how it happened Most Americans do not remember the “other” tragic 9/11 event, which took place in 1973, when the CIA helped overthrow...