The NSA and the One Percent

by Bernard Chazelle Daniel Ellsberg, a man well versed in the matter, calls it “the most important leak in American history.” The scale of the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance program is indeed staggering. Not to put too fine a point on it,… Continue Reading  

Just a Tuesday, like any other, for US drone strikes

By Paul Mutter Election Day in the United States was — as it has been since 1845 — a Tuesday, which meant that it also coincided with “Terror Tuesday,” the label attached to the meetings held by President Obama and his inner… Continue Reading  

What the New Drone Report Does and Doesn’t Say

I wrote last week about the worthwhile new Stanford/NYU study on the civilian impact of the drone war in Pakistan. Today brought the release of another new study of the drone war, this one conducted by the Center for Civilians… Continue Reading  

Suspended U.S. Military Instructor Taught Officers To Wage ‘Total War’ On Islam

By Eli Clifton and Ali Gharib via Think Progress The U.S. military is taking concrete action against an instructor, Lt. Col. Matthew A. Dooley, who taught U.S. military officers at the Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC) to wage “total war”… Continue Reading