On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Worry About ‘Premature’ End to Afghan War

by Joshua Cho On the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the illegal US occupation of Afghanistan continues as the longest overseas war in American history. Although President Donald Trump recently declared that peace negotiations over the withdrawal of… Continue Reading  

NPR Has a Blob Problem

by Ben Armbruster The Iraq war, endless conflict, and a ridiculously out-of-control Pentagon budget: They’re all products of the bipartisan, cross-ideological consensus in Washington—i.e. “the Blob”—that promotes military primacy as the key tenet of U.S. foreign policy. It might seem… Continue Reading  

Media Falsely Portrays Iran’s Nuclear Deal Breach As Dash To Bomb

by Ben Armbruster The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)—the UN nuclear watchdog tasked with vigorously monitoring Iran’s nuclear program under the 2015 accord—confirmed this week that Iran exceeded the limit on its supply of low-enriched uranium (LEU). Unfortunately, with a… Continue Reading  

MEK Impunity Undermining America’s Democracy

by Massoud Khodabandeh Even before its inception, the Trump administration was accused of foreign interference and repeated counter allegations that such charges are fake news. Now, even as House Democrats are squeezing whatever advantage they can from the Mueller investigation… Continue Reading  

How Mainstream U.S. Media Is Failing Us On Trump And Bolton’s March To War With Iran

by Ben Armbruster  The Trump administration and its allies are slow-walking the United States into war with Iran, and, with a few notable exceptions, mainstream U.S. media is helping them.