U.S. Foreign Policy

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The Absurdity of "Independent" Kosovo: A Saga of Injustice and Hypocrisy
Szamuely, George
Article
2008
The West's entire approach to Kosovo has been marked by sordid dishonesty and bad faith, supporting national self-determination and the right to secession in one place and territorial integrity in ano...
Afghanistan 1979-1992: America's Jihad
Blum, William
Article
An account of CIA and American involvement in Afghanistan since 1979
After the Cataclysm: Postwar Indochina & the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology (The Political Economy of Human Rights)
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
1979
A carefully dcoumented asessment of Western reporting on post-1975 Indochina.
AIPAC: Israel's U.S. Spy Den: Against The Current vol. 113
Ruff, Allen
Article
2004
The socialist Left must remain clear in its avoidance of a conspiratorial view of history. The entire U.S. political spectrum in the aftermath of the 2000 election, and especially since 9/11, has bee...
America in Decline
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2011
The American Connection: Volume 1: State Terror and Popular Resistance in El Salvador
McClintock, Michael
Book
McClintock reveals the U.S. role in introducing new strategies of state terror and counter-insurgency in Central America since the 1960s. Against a backdrop of longstanding class and land ownership pa...
The American Connection: Volume 2: State Terror and Popular Resistance in Guatemala
McClintock, Michael
Book
The author who is now a senior researcher with Amnesty International spent several years unravelling the development of counter-insurgency forces and the role of the U.S. in creating them. This book d...
American Power and the New Mandarins
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1969
Chomsky writes about American power and violence, especially in the context of the Vietnam war, and he focuses especially on the complicity of American intellectuals in supporting and enabling the Ame...
America's Baleful Worldwide Pressure: The Way the Wind Blows
Cloughley, Brian
Article
2012
The overweening arrogance of the United States in conduct of its foreign relations is evident throughout the world.
America's Complicity in Evil: Barbarism on the High Seas
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
Once again the US government has permitted the Israeli state to murder good people known for their moral conscience. The Israeli state has declared that anyone with a moral conscience is an enemy of I...
America's Deadliest Export: Democracy: The Truth About US Foreign Policy and Everything Else
Blum, William
Book
2013
Since World War II, the world has believed that US foreign policy means well, and that America’s motives in spreading democracy are honorable, even noble. William Blum, a leading non-mainstream chroni...
America's Deceptive Model for Aggression
Article
2016
Since NATO's 1999 war on Serbia, U.S. officials have followed a script demonizing targeted foreign leaders, calling ultimatums "diplomacy," lying about "war as a last resort" and selling aggression as...
America's Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier
Vitalis, Robert
Book
2009
An account of Aramco as a microcosm of the colonial order. America's Kingdom debunks the many myths that now surround the United States's special relationship with Saudi Arabia, also known as "the dea...
America's Last Chance: One Against the Empire
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2012
The United States is rapidly being turned into a police state.
Another Immoral Adventure: US Troops to Uganda
Kramer, Nicholas
Article
2011
When we support brutal governments in foreign countries – be it through aid, training, or troops on the ground – there are real and lasting consequences for the people who live there. There are many r...
Another Successful American Propaganda Effort
Gatto, Tim
Article
2014
American political figures like to talk about "American Democracy". The truth is, there is no "American Democracy", it is something that our rulers like to foist upon the World stage much like parents...
Another Vote on Washington's Anti-Cuba Policy at the United Nations: The Politics of Isolation
Nahem, Ike
Article
2013
Resolution A/68/L.6, sponsored by Cuba, passed this year, for the 22nd year in a row, with Washington once again in humiliating political loneliness. The vote this year was 188-2 in favor, with 3 abst...
The Anti-Empire Report #132
Blum, William
Article
2014
Each of you I’m sure has met many people who support American foreign policy, with whom you’ve argued and argued. You point out one horror after another, from Vietnam to Iraq. From god-awful bombings ...
Apartheid, Militarism and the U.S. Southeast
Seidman, Ann
Book
1990
This is an easy to understand economic report on the joint relation between U.S. policies in Africa and jobs, income and investment in the U. S. Southeast. Seidman examines how the daily realities of ...
An Awkward Silence - Burying The Hersh Revelations of Obama's Syrian Deceit
Article
2013
All governments lie, the US journalist I.F. Stone once noted, with Iraq the most blatant example in modern times. But Syria is another recent criminal example of Stone's dictum.
Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World (American Empire Project)
Vine, David
Book
2015
Examination of the perils of American military bases overseas.
Basta! No Mandate for War: A Pledge of Resistance Handbook
Emergency Response Network
Book
More than 65,000 Americans have now pledged to protest any escalation in U.S. foreign and/or military intervention in Central America. This handbook offers a brief guide to the situation in Nicaragua ...
The Battle of the Titans: Who is Pulling the Strings?
Avnery, Uri
Article
2013
This is not merely a fight between Israel and the US. Nor is it only a fight between the White House and Congress. It is also a battle between intellectual titans. Intellectual theories can seldom be ...
Beating Uncle Sam at His Own Game: The Skirmish in the Spratlys
Whitney, Mike
Article
2015
Washington has thrown down the gauntlet in the South China Sea. If Beijing wants to preserve its independence and surpass the US as the world's biggest economy, it's going to have to meet the challeng...
Beyond Hypocrisy: Decoding the News in an Age of Propaganda
Herman, Edward S
Book
Edward Herman's book should be required reading for all news rooms and journalism students. In this book he examines through essays, cartoons and a dictionary of "doublespeak" the terms used in the l...
Bill Clinton's Most Abominable Freedom Fighters Uncloaked: Return to Kosovo
Bovard, James
Article
2014
Unfortunately, Bill Clinton will never be held liable for killing innocent Serbs or for helping body-snatchers take over a nation the size of Connecticut. Clinton is reportedly being paid up to $500,0...
Binge and Hangover: Against The Current vol. 124
The Editors
Article
2006
The lords of empire set out to show that the United States, not Iran or any other potential rival, will rule the "new" Middle East. Unable to attack Iran directly, however, they instead employed the w...
Bolivia: WikiLeaks Expose US Conspiracy
Fuentes, Federico
Article
2011
Recently released United States embassy cables from Bolivia have provided additional insight to the events leading up to the September 2008 coup attempt against the Andean country’s first indigenous p...
Brainless in Washington
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2015
Washington's IQ follows the Fed's interest rate -- it is negative. Washington is a black hole into which all sanity is sucked out of government deliberations. Washington's failures are everywhere visi...
Bulgaria 1990/Albania 1991: Teaching Communists What Democracy is All About
Blum, William
Article
An account of American intervention in the Bulgarian and Albanian elections of 1990-1991
Capitalism and Theory
Kidron, Michael
Book
1974
About the permanent arms economy, the latest phase of capitalism.
Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America: Historical Studies of Chile and Brazil
Frank, Andre Gunder
Book
1967
The four essays in this book offer a sweeping reinterpretation of Latin American history as an aspect of the world-wide spread of capitalism in its commercial and industrial phases.
Captive Nation - Egypt And The West
Article
2011
What mainstream media consumers will find almost nowhere (perhaps literally nowhere) is a detailed analysis of how US-UK support for Mubarak fits with a pattern of US-UK support for dictators across t...
The Case for Socialism
Maass, Alan
Book
2005
An argument for socialism: a society built from the bottom up through the struggles of ordinary people against exploitation, oppression, and injustice -- one in which people come before profit. A soci...
The Case for Staying in Iraq: Against The Current vol. 122
Baldock, Kate
Article
2006
I don't support an immediate U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, because I think it would probably make an already bad situation much worse. Of course, there's no guarantee that continuing the occupation will...
The Catonsville Nine: Connexipedia Article
Article
Nine Catholic activists who burned draft files in 1968 to protest the Vietnam War.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA and Questions of Torture: Against The Current vol. 131
Fish, George
Article
2007
Alfred W. McCoy's A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror is a chilling, eerily fascinating account of how the CIA used physical and psychological torture as a...
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Library: USA Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the United States of America.
Containing the United States
Herman, Edward S.
Article
2016
With Hillary Clinton about to be elected and some advanced cadres of the war party preparing to take charge, who is going to contain the United States? The U.S. political system has failed its popula...
The Corporations and the State: Essays in the Theory of Capitalism and Imperialism
O'Connor, James
Book
1974
Essays discussing modern U.S. capitalism and imperialism. Each chapter tries to delineate the relationship between 'economic' and 'political' processes, or at least recognize the unity between them. T...
The Crimes of Seal Team 6
Cole, Matthew
Article
2017
Officially known as the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, SEAL Team 6 is today the most celebrated of the U.S. military's special mission units. But hidden behind the heroic narratives is a dar...
Cuba 1959 to 1980s: The Unforgivable Revolution
Blum, William
Article
An account of the CIA's continuing covert war against Cuba.
Cuba, the United States and the Left: Against The Current vol. 89
Almeyra, Guillermo
Article
2000
The nationalist anti-imperialist revolution of the long beards has lasted forty-one years. It was never a socialist revolution. The Moncada combatants were not socialists, neither were those in the Si...
The Cultivation of Hate: The Lies Grow More Audacious
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
If there were any doubts that Western “leaders” live in a fantasy make-believe world constructed out of their own lies, the G-7 meeting and 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landing dispel...
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
The Danger in Lebanon: Against The Current vol. 120
Achcar, Gilbert
Article
2006
The assasination [of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri] resulted in the intensification of the campaign by the USA and France against the Syrian presence and influence in Lebanon. This press...
The Day America Died: Assassinating Awlaki
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2011
As long as the President sanctions an illegal act, executive branch employees are no longer accountable to the law that prohibits the illegal act. On the president’s authority, the executive branch ca...
The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire
McCoy, Alfred
Article
2010
The demise of the United States as the global superpower could come far more quickly than anyone imagines. If Washington is dreaming of 2040 or 2050 as the end of the American Century, a more realisti...
Deterring Democracy
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1991
Dilemmas of Domination: The Unmaking of the American Empire
Bello, Walden
Book
2005
Argues that in a not-too-distant future the American empire's hidden weaknesses will pose fatal challenges to American supremacy.
Dominance and its Dilemmas
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2003
Chomsky responds to the Bush Administration's announcement of the new National Security Strategy that asserts power through force. He discusses the accompanying implications of the strategy and warns ...
The Economic War Against Cuba: A Historical and Legal Perspective on the U.S. Blockade
Lamrani, Salim
Book
2013
Salim Lamrani explains the U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba: their origins, their provisions, how they contravene international law, and how they affect the lives of Cubans.
The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation
Engelhardt, Tom
Book
2007
Engelhardt explores how, in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the administration of younger George Bush brought "victory culture" roaring back as part of its Global War on Terror and its rush to in...
Endless War: The Suicide Of The United States
Jamail, Dahr
Article
2009
Soldiers are returning from the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan destroyed mentally, spiritually, and psychologically, to a general population that is, mostly, willfully ignorant of the occupations...
The Essential Chomsky
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2007
For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the most original and wide-ranging political and social...
Evil Takes the High Road: Wrapping a Policy of Global Domination in the American Flag
ALBERTS, Rev. Williams
Article
2013
No heavens for those who live in one of the Muslim countries in which the United States is waging its preemptive global “war on terrorism.”
"Exterminate all the Brutes": Gaza 2009
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2009
Israel has a straightforward means to defend itself: put an end to its criminal actions in occupied territories, and accept the long-standing international consensus on a two-state settlement that has...
The Face of Imperialism
Parenti, Michael
Book
2011
Parenti redefines empire and imperialism to connect the current crisis in America to its own bad behavior worldwide.
The Fallujah Option for East Ukraine: The Real Reason Washington Feels Threatened by Moscow
Whitney, Mike
Article
2015
Washington needs a war in Ukraine to achieve its strategic objectives.
'Flooding the Zone' with Bullshit on Syria
al-Gharbi, Musa; McNeil, St
Article
2013
In recent weeks, the Obama Administration has been embarked on a massive propaganda campaign they call “flooding the zone.” We hope to provide the most direct and systematic refutation of the Administ...
The Fog of Intelligence: Or How to Be Eternally "Caught Off Guard" in the Greater Middle East
Englehardt, Tom
Article
2015
The phrase "the fog of war" stands in for the inability of commanders to truly grasp what's happening in the chaos that is any battlefield. Perhaps it's time to introduce a companion phrase: the fog ...
Food, Shelter and the American Dream
Aronowitz, Stanley
Book
1974
Discusses the state of the American economy, the consequences for politics and culture that might arise from the new situation, and possible solutions.
For Reasons of State
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1973
Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
Four Books on Hegemony and Resistance: Against The Current vol. 120
Vandermeer, John
Article
2006
There are times when a key analysis has a wakeup effect. The last year saw the publication of four books that together have a potential of such an event, at least for those U.S. citizens who are motiv...
From Wikileaks to TSA: Anti-Empire Report
Blum, Willian
Article
2010
We have to remind the American people of what they once knew but seem to have forgotten: that they don't want BIG government, or SMALL government; they don't want MORE government, or LESS government; ...
FTAA, The Hydra's New Head: Against The Current vol. 90
Hart-Landsberg, Martin
Article
2001
Capitalism in many ways is like the mythical hydra of Greek legend, a gigantic serpent with multiple heads, the center one being immortal; every time an attacker chopped off one of its outer heads, tw...
Fueling the Fire: U.S. Policy and the Western Sahara Conflict
Kamil, Leo
Book
This essay describes and analyzes the role of the United States in the Western Sahara conflict. It is not a happy record, but one of malice and conspiracy, in which the various administrations of the ...
The Fun of Empire: Fighting on All Sides of a War in Syria
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2014
Now the Obama administration and American political class is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the failed “Bomb Assad!” campaign by starting a new campaign to bomb those fighting against Assad –...
Globalization vs. Empire: Can Trump Contain the Growing Split?
Rosen, David
Article
2017
A brief history of US policy supporting globalization and the growing divide it has created between US hegemony and global capitalism, and criticism of the Trump administrations capability to deal wit...
The Great Libya War Fraud
Article
2016
Coming so soon after the incomplete but still damning exposure of the Iraq deception - with the bloodbath still warm - the media's deep conformity and wilful gullibility on the 2011 Libyan war left ev...
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
Help or Hindrance?: United States Economic Aid in Central America
Danaher, Kevin; Benjamin, Medea; Berryman, Philip (eds)
Book
1989
Help or Hindrance? uncovers why the economic crisis in Central America has worsened as U.S. aid has skyrocketed in the 1980s. This report shows how security and military related aid, hidden under the ...
"A Hideous Atrocity": Noam Chomsky on Israel's Assault on Gaza & U.S. Support for the Occupation
Article
2014
Hideous. Sadistic. Vicious. Murderous. That is how Noam Chomsky describes Israel’s 29-day offensive in Gaza that killed nearly 1,900 people and left almost 10,000 people injured. Chomsky has written e...
The History of Costa Rica
Molina, Ivan; Palmer, Steven
Book
1998
An overview of Costa Rican history with an emphasis on how Costa Ricans have been able to make their own history, "though they do not make it just as they choose."
How America Determines Friends and Foes
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2004
Bush II's approach to "ridding the world of evil" includes treating every nation harboring terrorists as terrorist states. Chomsky ponders what this standard would mean if applied to America.
How Can We End the U.S. Government's Pro-Israel Foreign Policy?
Spritzler, John
Article
2007
We need to start thinking about building a revolutionary movement and not a reform movement focused just on one issue.
How the NSA Helped Turkey Kill Kurdish Rebels
Poitras, Laura; Rosenbach, Marcel; Sontheimer, Michael; Stark, Holger
Article
2014
On a December night in 2011, a terrible thing happened on Mount Cudi, near the Turkish-Iraqi border. One side described it as a massacre; the other called it an accident.
Humanity Imperiled: The Path To Disaster
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2013
For the first time in the history of the human species, we have clearly developed the capacity to destroy ourselves. That's been true since 1945. It's now being finally recognized that there are more ...
Imperial Crusades: Iraq, Afghanistan and Yugoslavia: A Diary of Three Wars
Cockburn, Alexander; St. Clair, Jeffrey
Book
2004
Iraq was just one of three major imperial crusades in the decade after 1992, orchestrated by a new generation of American politicians, both Democrat and Republican, who backed pre-emptive strikes to o...
In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
An Interview With Noam Chomsky on Obama's Human Rights Record: Nothing Can Justify Torture
Bailey, Eric
Article
2012
America's human rights record under the administration of President Obama and the military intervention policies that have seen increased use during the Arab Spring.
Iraq 1990-1991: Desert Holocaust
Blum, William
Article
An account of the American invasion of Iraq (Desert Shield) in 1990-91.
Iraq: Guerrilla War in Sadr City: Against The Current vol. 114
Schwartz, Michael
Article
2005
In attacking first Najaf, then Tal Afar and Samarra, and finally tackling the center of Sunni resistance in Fallujah, the United States was seeking to reverse this process. But these attacks were not...
Iraq's Torture by Sanctions: Against The Current vol. 91
Finkel, David
Article
2001
An interview with Kathy Kelly. Kathy Kelly, organizer for Voices in the Wilderness, has been involved in the struggle around ending sanctions against Iraq for the past decade. David Finkel interviewed...
Israel, Lebanon and Torture: Against The Current vol. 125
Finkel, David
Article
2006
An interview with Marty Rosenbluth. Marty Rosenbluth is Amnesty International’s country specialist for Israel, the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority.
The Israel Lobby and the "National Interest"
Spritzler, John
Article
2007
Israel's ethnic cleansing does, in fact, serve the elite's interest. It is a classic example of divide-and-rule applied to the population of the Middle East: foment an ethnic war of Arab versus Jew. I...
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
Mearsheimer, John J., Walt, Stephen M.
Book
2007
Mearsheimer and Walt describe the remarkable level of material and diplomatic support that the United States provides to Israel and argue that this support cannot be fully explained in either strategi...
The Israel Lobby's Power Comes from The American Ruling Class
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
By ensuring that the American mass media refrain from telling Americans the true reason (Israel's ethnic cleansing) why Palestinians and Arabs and Muslims take up arms against Israel, the American rul...
The Issue is Not Trump, It is Us
Pilger, John
Article
2017
Until real politics return to people's lives, the enemy is not Trump, it is ourselves.
Julian Assange: Wanted by the Empire, Dead or Alive
Cockburn, Alexander
Article
2010
The American airwaves quiver with the screams of parlor assassins howling for Julian Assange's head.
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David
Book
1994
Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Latin America to Iraq: Greg Grandin's Empire's Workshop: Against The Current vol. 125
Farber, Samuel
Article
2006
The decade of the '70s was not good for U.S. imperialism. The American defeat in Southeast Asia led to the development of the “Vietnam syndrome” and with it the reluctance to use U.S. troops in wars a...
Leader and Vassal: Bringing Death and Destruction to Muslims
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2008
Americans do not think of themselves or of Israel as terrorist states, but the evidence is complete and overwhelming. Thanks to the power of the Israel Lobby, Americans only know the Israeli side of t...
Lessons of an Ambiguous Struggle: Against The Current vol. 88
Mel Rothenberg
Article
2000
The conflict around Congress' granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) signals the opening of important new terrain of political struggle. With the background of the two major mass demon...
"Listen, Yankee!": Tom Hayden Captures Absurdity of Cuban Embargo
Glennon, Patrick
Article
2015
The US embargo of Cuba, like a bad hangover from the Cold War, has lingered on for far too long. After decades of bingeing on the country's particularly potent brand of anticommunism, the nation's rul...
A Marxist History of the World part 104: 2001: 9/11, the War on Terror, and the New Imperialism
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
The Al-Qaida terror attacks allowed the great powers to justify new imperialist wars to safeguard the interests of global capital.
Massacres Under the Looking Glass: The ICC and Colombia
Kovalik, Daniel
Article
2012
The International Criminal Court (ICC) just published its Interim Report on Colombia. In the Report, the ICC explains that Colombia has been under preliminary examination by the ICC since June 2004. T...
Michael Berg for U.S. Congress in Delaware: A Voice Against War: Against The Current vol. 124
Horowitz, Roger
Article
2006
On June 8 Americans awoke to the news that the U.S. military in Iraq had killed Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, alleged leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. In the midst of press coverage that cravenly accepted governme...
The Middle East in Flames: Against The Current vol. 124
Kennedy, Andrew; Weissman, Susan
Article
2006
Andrew Kennedy and Suzi Weismann Interview Gilbert Achcar. Gilbert Achcar is the author of Eastern Cauldron and The Clash of Barbarisms, both published by Monthly Review Press.
Models of Coming U.S. Interventions: Iraq or Haiti?: Against The Current vol. 134
Terrall, Ben
Article
2008
Ben Terrall interviews Mike Davis.
Moral Truisms, Empirical Evidence, and Foreign Policy
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2003
Noam Chomsky systematically discusses terrorism and "just war" in relationship to moral standards such as "what goes for others goes for us". He demonstrates that, according to US behavior in the past...
My Reaction to Osama bin Laden's Death
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2011
We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic.
The Nagorno-Karabakh Story the US Does Not Want You to Know
Hagopian, Joachim
Article
2016
In the early morning hours of April 1-2, 2016, Azerbaijan launched a major military offensive into the disputed region Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) that's been controlled and defended by NK Armenian forces s...
Naomi Klein's "Courage": Ain't But One Way Out
Neumann, Michael
Article
2005
In saying that we need to make Iraq safe for democracy, Klein is buying into the US agenda for Iraq.
The National Security State Cops a Feel: Taking Off the Gloves (Then Everything Else)
Englehardt, Tom
Article
2010
It's finally coming into focus, and it’s not even a difficult equation to grasp. It goes like this: take a country in the grips of an expanding national security state and sooner or later your "safety...
The New Cold War Policy Has Backfired: How the US Created Its Own Worst Nightmare
Hudson, Michael
Article
2014
The world’s geopolitics, major trade patterns and military alliances have changed radically in the past month. Russia has re-oriented its gas and oil trade, and also its trade in military technology, ...
New World Order: A postwar analysis
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1991
Everyone is allowed to play the game, so long as it's according to the U.S. rules.
The Next War on Washington's Agenda
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2012
It could not be more obvious that Washington’s war preparations against Iran have nothing to do with deterring Iran from a nuclear weapon. So, what are the war preparations about?
No Ban! No Wall! No War?
Moser, Richard
Article
2017
The corporate media avoids connecting our wars to Trump's ban because war and empire is a matter of agreement among the political elites, an elite that the corporate media is very much a part of.
No Easy Victories
Article
2013
In today's "new Middle East" with its cauldron of Arab upheavals and the likelihood of longterm revolutionary processes, the United States cannot dictate terms unilaterally.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
Ransom, David
Book
2001
Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
No One Else Will Stop The Killing
Ferner, Mike
Article
2009
Because we personally understand what war truly means, we have written, called and demonstrated repeatedly for an end to the killing in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Nothing Succeeds Like Failure
Turse, Nick; Englehardt,Tom
Article
2015
The U.S. has been warring with the Islamic State (IS) for more than a year now. The centerpiece of that war has been an ongoing campaign of bombings and air strikes in Syria and Iraq, thousands upon t...
The NYT's Love Letter to Death Squads: Hymns to the Silence
Floyd, Chris
Article
2012
It is, I confess, beyond all my imagining that a national leader so deeply immersed in murdering people would trumpet his atrocity so openly, so gleefully - and so deliberately, sending his top aides ...
Obama Killed a 16-Year-Old American in Yemen. Trump Just Killed His 8-Year-Old Sister.
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2017
The U.S. continues to massacre Yemeni civilians, both directly and through its tyrannical Saudi partners.
Obama Launches an Illegal War in Syria
Bennis, Phyllis
Unclassified
2014
President Obama’s decision to bomb Syria stands in stark violation of international law, the UN Charter, and the requirements of the U.S. Constitution.
Obama's Afghanistan War: Morally Wrong, or Incompetently Waged?
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
For our rulers, the point of a war is to make us Americans feel the way only a war can--determined to prevail over a dangerous foreign enemy by supporting our leaders when we would otherwise oppose th...
Obama's Double-Standard On Russia: He Attacks Russia, Then Condemn's Putin For Defending Russia From His Attack
Zuesse, Eric
Article
2015
Obama overthrew the legal Government, and replaced it by this illegal one. But now he criticizes Putin as if he were the aggressor instead of the defender here. And Obama demands that the Soviet dicta...
Obama's House of Cards: Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
Barak Obama's September 24 speech at the UN is the most absurd thing I have heard in my entire life. It is absolutely amazing that the president of the United States would stand before the entire worl...
Obama's Hypocritical Crusade Against Extremism: Will the Feds Soon be Targeting People With a "Bad Attitude"?
Bovard, James
Article
2014
In his speech last month to the United Nations, President Obama summoned foreign leaders to join his "campaign against extremism." Obama has repeatedly invoked the "extremist" threat to justify attack...
Obama's Imperial Continuity: Against The Current vol. 146
Ruff, Allen
Article
2010
Despite the rhetoric of hope and promises of “change we can believe in” that ushered him into the White House, Barack Obama has offered anything but a marked shift in the fundamental course of U.S. fo...
On Oil and Quicksand: Against The Current vol. 114
The Editors
Article
2005
The end of 2004 finds the Middle East sliding toward an even bloodier morass, thanks in large part to imperial and colonial arrogance which has rarely been on such open display.
On Power and Ideology
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1987
Five lectures on U.S. international and security policy.
On Syria Crisis and Prospects
Moghadam, Val
Article
2013
This article speculates and considers the probable outcomes and consequences that could result if a U.S. bombing campaign against Syria takes place.
The Opposites Game: All the Strangeness of Our American World in One Article
Engelhardt, Tom
Article
2010
The surpassing strangeness of the American way of war in distant lands.
The Other 9/11
Z., Mickey
Article
2014
Whether or not activists will ever mount a serious threat to U.S. hegemony and propaganda remains to be seen. One thing is certain, however: Without such organizing, action, and sacrifice, there will ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016: Destabilization and Regime Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corpo...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016: Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Overwrought Empire
Engelhardt, Tom
Article
2012
Americans lived in a “victory culture” for much of the twentieth century. You could say that they experienced an almost 75-year stretch of triumphalism -- think of it as the real “American Century” --...
Palestinian Democracy: Against The Current vol. 121
Warschawski, Michael
Article
2006
Few elections throughout the world have been perceived by the local population, as well as international observers, as democratic and transparent as the Palestinian ones. At first glance, Palestine se...
Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice
Zinn, Howard
Book
1990
Essays looking at American political ideology.
Peace Beyond Annapolis: Against The Current vol. 132
Newash, Hasan; Finkel, David
Article
2008
What are the prospects for progress toward Israeli-Palestinian and regional peace coming out of the one-day conference called by president George W. Bush? One leading Arab-American organization offeri...
Peace Mom: A Mother's Journey Through Heartache to Activism
Sheehan, Cindy
Book
2006
An American mother loses her 24-year-old soldier son, killed in action in Iraq, and leads her to become a prominent US anti-war activist.
Perspectives On Power: Reflections on Human Nature and the Social Order
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1997
Chomsky sets down his thoughts on topics ranging from language and human nature, to the Middle East and East Timor.
Polemics and Prophecies 1967-1970
Stone, I.F.
Book
1972
An anthology of I.F. Stone's articles from 1967 - 1970.
The Power of the Israel Lobby: Two knights and a dragon
Avnery, Uri
Article
2007
The Israel Lobby has shifted more and more to the Right. The billionaires who finance the Lobby are the same people who finance the extreme Israeli Right, and most of all the settlers.
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Press for Conversion #51: May 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Why is the U.S. government reviled by so many people in the Middle East and North Africa? This issue looks at the past 50 years of wars and regime changes in the region and unveils a consistent patter...
Pretensions to Empire: Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Administration
Lapham, Lewis H.
Book
2006
Delves into the perversion of America's democratic legacy under George W. Bush, and makes the case for impeachment.
Pretensions to Empire: Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Adminstration
Lapham, Lewis
Book
2006
Latham's hypothesis's is that the Bush administration perverted the democratic legacy of America. He argues that Bush attempted to transform America into a Global empire -- the one superpower that wou...
Profit over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1999
Chomsky confronts neoliberalsim: the pro-corporate system of economic and political policies presently waging a form of class war worldwide.
The Profits of War: Planning to Bomb Iran: Against The Current vol. 125
Hossein-zadeh, Ismael
Article
2006
It is no longer a secret that the Bush administration has been methodically paving the way toward a bombing strike against Iran. The administration’s plans of an aerial military attack against that co...
Propaganda Techniques of Empire
Petras, James
Article
2016
Washington’s quest for perpetual world power is underwritten by systematic and perpetual propaganda wars. Every major and minor war has been preceded, accompanied and followed by unremitting governmen...
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
a collection of short commentaries by Noam Chomsky on global issues, drawn from interviews in the early 1990s. Topics include global economics, racism, NAFTA, and hot topics of the day.
The Protectionist Trap: Against The Current vol. 88
Lund, Caroline
Article
2000
In July, the United Nations and some fifty large corporations came to an agreement that the companies would all respect workers' rights and protect the environment in their investments around the worl...
Racist Undercurrents in the "War on Terror": Against The Current vol. 125
Miah, Malik
Article
2006
Although it is rarely mentioned in the so-called war on terrorism, racism is an undercurrent in every action and decision taken by the Bush-Cheney government. It is a dangerous element that has long-...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
The Real Costs of Empire: Against The Current vol. 123
The Editors
Article
2006
Vietnam all over again? Yes, it is. The massacres by United States military forces of unarmed civilians in Haditha and, as is finally being revealed despite official lies and coverup, numerous other I...
The real first casualty of war
Pilger, John
Article
2006
Censorship by journalism is virulent in Britain and the US - and it means the difference between life and death for people in faraway countries.
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Reasons to Fear U.S.
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2003
Chomsky reveals that since 9/11 the US has failed to address the roots of terrorism and has instead waged war rather than striving to achieve peace.
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Remembering the War and the Movement: Against The Current vol. 90
Drucker, Peter
Article
2001
February 28, 1991. Thinking that weeks of war and antiwar organizing were still ahead (not my only mistake during those months!), I took a Canadian vacation at the end of February 1991 with my lover C...
Responding to Washington's Haiti Coup: Against The Current vol. 110
Caribbean People's Statement
Article
2004
Caribbean People, representatives of Caribbean organizations and people of Caribbean descent meeting in Bridgetown, Barbados on Saturday March 20th, 2004, unanimously agreed to call on CARICOM Governm...
A Response to Critics: Against The Current vol. 123
Baldock, Kale
Article
2006
David Finkel's comments (ATC 122) about my book Is Iraq Another Vietnam?, and about my position against immediately withdrawing the US military from Iraq, were well-informed and fair. So were the judg...
Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky analyzes the Kennedy Administration's policy on the Vietnam War and compares the US Administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Reagan.
Revolutionary Nonviolence: Essays by Dave Dellinger
Dellinger, Dave
Book
1970
Dellinger says that "those of us who oppose the violence of the status quo and reject the violence of armed revolt and class hatred bear a heavy responsibility to struggle existentially to provdew non...
Robots Kill, But The Blood Is On Our Hands
Swanson, David
Article
2012
Killing individuals (and whoever is near them) has become the primary substitute in U.S. public policy for capture/imprisonment/torture. Torturing someone to death is not what former CIA General Coun...
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
The Roots of American Foreign Policy
Kolko, Gabriel
Book
1969
Kolko outlines the nature of American power and interest in the modern world and provides an assessment of who gains and who loses as a result of the policies Washington pursues.
The Samson Option
Hersh, Seymour M.
Book
1991
Hersh, the investigative journalist who exposed the Mai Lai massacre, documents how Israel acquired nuclear weapons with U.S. connivance.
The Servility of the Satellites: The Snowden Affair and the Destruction of Effective Democracy in Europe
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2013
Recent revelations confirm the completion of the transformation of the "Western democracies" into something else, an entity that as yet has no recognized name. The outrage against the Bolivian Preside...
Six Facts from Sudden Justice, A New History of the Drone War
Currier, Cora
Article
2015
Sudden Justice: America's Secret Drone Wars, a new book by London-based investigative journalist Chris Woods, traces the intertwined technological, legal and political history of drones as they evolve...
The Six Most Disastrous Interventions of the 21st Century
Leupp, Gary
Article
2015
On October 2, 2015, President Barack Obama, alluding to Russia's decision to launch air strikes in Syria, told reporters at the White House that for Russia to view the forces targeted "from the perspe...
The Socialist Register 1974: Volume 11: A survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1974
Soft-Powering Cuba: Regime-Change in a Box
Sandels, Robert
Article
2011
How the U.S. uses "soft power" to undermine governments abroad and democracy at home.
"Sovereign" Deportations: The Dominican Republic deportations cannot occur without US blessing
Podur, Justin
Article
2015
People born to undocumented Haitian parents in the Dominican Republic have left under threat of violence. "Voluntary" deportations have had a strong US influence given the political and economic power...
The struggle of Venezuela against 'a common enemy'
Pilger, John
Article
2015
John Pilger discusses the reasons that the United States continues to work continuously to overthrow Venezuela's left-learning government. The U.S. government makes absurd claims that Venezuela poses ...
Stuxnet on the Loose: Security for the One Percent
Blunden, Bill
Article
2012
Suspicions that the Stuxnet computer worm was indeed developed by the United States and Israel has once again exposed American exceptionalism. Espionage and sabotage are presented as intolerable crimi...
Target Africa: The U.S. military's expanding footprint in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula
Turse, Nick
Article
2015
The U.S. military has engaged in a largely covert effort to extend across Africa with a network of low-profile camps. These facilities allow U.S. forces to surveil and operate on large areas of the co...
Thank God for the Revolution: A Journey through Central America
Coxsedge, Joan
Book
Coxsedge compares daily life in Nicaragua after the revolution with El Salvador at that time, warning of the dangers to the region of US policies.
Tomorrow's Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa
Turse, Nick
Book
2015
U.S. military is fighting shadow wars in Africa and claims that Africa is the "battlefield of tomorrow".
Top 50 US War Criminals
Swanson, David
Article
2009
Brief profiles of men and women who planned wars of agression and other war crimes.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon
Article
2008
Being bi- and female in the Asian movement also means putting in double, triple, quadruple time. The Third World Women’s Alliance, an offshoot of the Black Women’s Liberation Committee of the Student ...
Trump's Muslim Ban Will Only Spark More Terrorist Attacks
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2017
Donald Trump's travel ban on refugees and visitors from seven Muslim countries entering the US makes a terrorist attack on Americans at home or abroad more rather than less likely. It does so because ...
Trying to Arrest Madeleine Albright: Against The Current vol. 81
Heller, Stanley
Article
1999
I used to cringe every time I'd be in a demo and hear the chant, "You can't run. You can't hide. We charge you with genocide!" But in the case of the sanctions against Iraq it really has become genoc...
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
Chomsky, Noam; edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
Book
2001
In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign polic...
U.S. Military Operations Are Biggest Motivation for Homegrown Terrorists, FBI Study Finds
Hussain, Murtaza; Currier, Cora
Article
2016
A secret FBI study found that anger over U.S. military operations abroad was the most commonly cited motivation for individuals involved in cases of "homegrown" terrorism. The report also identified n...
Unspeakable: the Black Book of Imperial Terrorism
Street, Paul
Article
2017
American "mainstream" journalists who want to keep their paychecks flowing and their status afloat know they must report current events in a way that respects the taboo status of the nation's underlyi...
Untold History of the United States
Stone, Oliver (director)
Film/Video
2012
A 2012 documentary series directed, produced, and narrated by Oliver Stone. The ten-part series is supplemented by a 750-page companion book, The Untold History of the United States, also written by S...
The US arming of Ukraine and the danger of World War III
Lantier, Alex
Article
2015
The Obama administration wants to arm the right-wing regime in Ukraine with billions of dollars in advanced weaponry, which may spark a direct conflict between the US and Russia, two nuclear-armed pow...
U.S. Bombing: Murder as Usual: Against The Current vol. 91
Voices in the Wilderness
Article
2001
Voices in the Wilderness decries today's bombardment of Iraq which hit sites just south of Baghdad. However, we find it instructive to recall the digest of bombings that occurred in the past week and ...
U.S. Government Assassination Plots: An appendiex to Killing Hope, by William Blum
Blum, Willian
Article
2011
A list of prominent foreign individuals whose assassination (or planning for same) the United States has been involved in since the end of the Second World War.
The US Government's Frontal Assault on Freedom: Hillary the Identity Thief
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2010
The leaked Wikileaks documents show that the last thing the US government wants anywhere is a government that is accountable to its own citizens instead of to the US government.
US Navy Veterans Continue to Seek Justice for Israeli Attack
Jamail, Dahr
Article
2010
On June 8, 1967, while sailing in international waters, the US Navy intelligence ship USS Liberty was attacked by air and naval forces of the state of Israel. Of the Liberty's crew of 294, more than h...
Venezuela: US, elite launch new attacks on democracy
Article
2015
Venezuela is facing new attempts to subvert its democracy and roll-back the pro-poor process of social change known as the Bolivarian revolution.
War and the Culture of Violence: Against The Current vol. 125
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2006
Last year I had the opportunity to see “Winter Soldier,” a rarely shown 1971 documentary based on the testimony of over 100 soldiers recently back from Vietnam. It was filmed during a three-day hearin...
The War on Democracy
Pilger, John (director)
Film/Video
2007
This film by John Pilger explores the current and past relationship of Washington with Latin American countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile.
The War on Democracy in Latin America: Interview with John Pilger
Montesanti, Edu
Article
2016
Journalist, writer and filmmaker John Pilger granted this exclusive interview where he talks about the US war on democracy in Latin America. "Modern era imperialism is a war on democracy. Genuine demo...
War(s) With No Exit: Against The Current vol. 136
The Editors
Article
2008
The raging debate on “war policy” between the corporate presidential campaigns has come down to this:
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2016
Having removed the reformist President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Washington is now disposing of the reformist President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff.
Washington Plays Russian Roulette: Seeing Red
Escobar, Pepe
Article
2014
The propaganda attack against Putin equating him with Hitler is so extreme that you have to think that the Russians cannot believe their ears and cannot trust the United States anymore under any circu...
Washington Threatens The World
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
The consequence of Washington’s reckless and irresponsible political and military interventions in Iraq, Libya, and Syria has been to unleash evil. The various sects that lived in peace under the rule...
Washington’s Frozen War Against Russia: Frack the EU!
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2014
For over a year, the United States has played out a scenario designed to (1) reassert U.S. control over Europe by blocking E.U. trade with Russia, (2) bankrupt Russia, and (3) get rid of Vladimir Puti...
Washington’s Secret Agendas: Imperial Rot
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
One might think that by now even Americans would have caught on to the constant stream of false alarms that Washington sounds in order to deceive the people into supporting its hidden agendas.
We Own the World
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2007
The whole debate about the Iranian 'interference' in Iraq makes sense only on one assumption, namely, that we own the world. If we own the world, then the only question that can arise is that someone ...
We're facing a new Cold War
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2015
The linguist and philosopher on the warped coverage of Putin's Russia and the ways we whitewash our war crimes.
What Americans Have Learnt --and not Learnt-- Since 9/11
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2002
While the American people seemed to have been shocked into awareness as a result of 9/11, Chomsky still identififes a lack of focus on the relevant issues.
What If Iran Had Invaded Mexico?
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2007
Noam Chomsky reverses roles and questions how America would respond if a threatening invader took over Canada or Mexico in a "liberation" attempt. Would America stand by quietly?
What the Media Does Not Say About the Anti-Iran Leaks
Sahimi, Muhammad
Article
2010
The media is interested in one and only one subject: advancing the anti-Iran narrative that is advocated by the neoconservatives, the War Party, and the Israel lobby.
What Uncle Sam Really Wants
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky discusses examples of U.S. intervention and links together events stretching over four decades in regions throughout the world. He provides a quick synopsis of American foreign policy and pain...
When Drones Come Home to Roost: Monsters, Human and Mechanical
Schwalbe, Michael
Article
2010
The use of remote-controlled killing machines by the United States guarantees that in the future these same technologies will be used to strike targets in the U.S.
Where the conspiracies are real
Gaudichaud, Franck
Article
2015
US expansionism in Latin America, sometimes violent, sometimes discreet, played such a large role in shaping the history of the continent that many still see the "black hand" of Washington behind ever...
Who Supported the Khmer Rouge?: How the US Backed a Regime of Unrivaled Barbarism
Elich, Gregory
Article
2014
With the conviction of former Khmer Rouge officials Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea for crimes against humanity, the subject of Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 received a small amount of at...
Why Not Sanctions for Israel?: Gross Violations of Human Rights
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2009
The US led the imposition of sanctions against South Africa because of South Africa's apartheid practices. The sanctions forced the white government to hand over political power to the black populatio...
Why Our Government Supports Israel's Government, and Why We Shouldn't
Article
2007
Israel's Leaders Harm Both Jews & Palestinians.
Why Pro-War Pundits Are Always Wrong: Always Erasing the Victims
Davis, Charles
Article
2014
There is no shortage of men and women – but mostly men, typically white – willing to write 800- to 1,000-word editorials on the need for Decisive Action or Continued Resolve in Whereverthehellistan. S...
Why the rise of fascism is again the issue
Pilger, John
Article
2015
Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same liberal societies, whose war-making elites urge us never to ...
Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West's Fault: The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin
Mearsheimer, John J.
Article
2014
The taproot of the trouble is NATO enlargement, the central element of a larger strategy to move Ukraine out of Russia's orbit and integrate it into the West. At the same time, the EU's expansion east...
Why Wikileaks Matters: The Lies of Diplomats
Richman, Sheldon
Article
2011
On the secret diplomatic cables disclosed by WikiLeaks.
A Wikileak on the US and Al-Jazeera: Blaming and (Killing) the Messenger
Christison, Kathleen
Article
2011
A Wikileaks-released cable from the U.S. embassy in Doha, Qatar, shows that U.S. officials were angry with Al Jazeera in the wake of Israel’s three-week assault on Gaza, because, alone of news network...
Wikileaks and the New Global Order: America's Wake-Up Call
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
The impression of a world running out of American control has become a theme touching all our lives over the past decade. The US invented and exported financial deregulation, promising it to be the ep...
WikiLeaks continues exposure of predatory US foreign policy
Martin, Patrick
Article
2010
In the face of an unprecedented campaign of US harassment and intimidation, the Internet-based WikiLeaks group is continuing its efforts to expose the predatory role of American foreign policy around ...
The Wikileaks Files: The World According to US Empire
Assange, Julian et al
Book
2015
A compilation of contributions from WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange, WikiLeaks section editor Sarah Harrison, and a team of journalists, professors, and writers. The book is full of eye-openi...
Winter Soldier 2008: Against The Current vol. 134
Franco, Nate; Feeley, Dianne
Article
2008
More than 250 veterans and military families gathered from March 13-15 outside Washington, DC for the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) Winter Soldier Investigation: Iraq and Afghanistan. Videos of...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.
A World War is Beckoning: Break the Silence
Pilger, John
Article
2014
Why do we tolerate the threat of another world war in our name? Why do we allow lies that justify this risk? The scale of our indoctrination, wrote Harold Pinter, is a “brilliant, even witty, highly s...
Would You Believe That the United States Tried to do Something That was Not Nice Against Hugo Chávez?: The Plan to Destabilize Venesuela
Blum, William
Article
2013
Wikileaks releases documents on U.S. efforts to overthrow Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Year 501: The Conquest Continues
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.
The Zero-Sum Game of Perpetual War: Why the Deep State Always Wins
Blunden, Bill
Article
2014
Readers with a morbid sense of curiosity can visit a web site called NukeMap that allows visitors to witness the devastation caused by nuclear weapons of varying yields on a city of their choosing.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Against the Current
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
JohnPilger.com
The journalism and films of John Pilger.
My Catbird Seat
Our mission is to inform and educate the public on issues of the US/Middle East conflicts that are unreported, underreported, or distorted in the American media. We will also reflect the incredible r...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...

Sources Library

CIA rendition: more than a quarter of countries 'offered covert support'
Cobain, Ian
2013
Report finds at least 54 countries co-operated with global kidnap, detention and torture operation mounted after 9/11 attacks.
Cold War, today, tomorrow, every day till the end of the world.
The Anti-Empire Report #145
Blum, Willian
2016
The first Cold War performed a lobotomy on Americans, replacing brain matter with anti-communist viral matter, producing more than 70 years of functional national stupidity. For all of you who missed ...
Hilary Clinton: Candidate of War
Lazare, Daniel
2016
The U.S. political/media establishment only permits the propaganda version of the Syrian conflict -- and Hillary Clinton fully embraced it in her belligerent comments in the second presidential debate...
IFJ Condemns United States "Desperate and Dangerous" Backlash over WikiLeaks
Sources News Release
2010
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the political backlash being mounted against the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks and accused the United States of attacking free spe...
Mercenaries on the make
Iraq is now awash with unaccountable 'security contractors'
Scahill, Jeremy
2007
Contracted mercenaries now outnumber American troops in Iraq. These contractors are immune to prosecution for any wrongdoing in Iraq thanks to provisional laws that came into effect after the invasion...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 15, 2016
Lurching to War
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
2016
The risk of nuclear war is as great now as it was at the height of the Cold War. From the time the Warsaw Pact dissolved itself and the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States has single-mindedly pu...
Pentagon Trained Terrorists In Nevada To Use Against Iran
Ross, Sherwood
2012
The Pentagon trained members of the dissident Iranian terrorist group M.E.K. in Nevada starting in 2005, after which they returned to Iran and may have engaged in covert activities, investigative repo...
The Revolving Door at Human Rights Watch
An Open Letter to Kenneth Roth
Maguire, Mairead; EsquivalS, Adolfo Perez; Falk, Richard; Sponeck, Hans; Bhatt, Keane
2014
Stuxnet and the Bomb
Benedict, Kennette
2012
Over the past decade, US experts have strenuously warned about the ominous possibility of other nations, rogue states, or even terrorist groups attacking US infrastructure through the Internet. As it ...
US was 'key player in cyber-attacks on Iran's nuclear programme'
Obama reported to have approved bid to target Tehran's nuclear efforts
Beaumont, Peter; Hopkins, Peter
2012
Fresh light is shed on the rapid development of US cyberwarfare capability and reveal its willingness to use cyber weapons offensively to achieve policies.

From the Connexions Archives

Against the Current
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Council of Canadians
Website
Promoting economic justicem safeguarding social programs, renewing democratization, asserting Canadian sovereignty, advancing alternatives to corporate-style free trade, and preserving the environmen...
Counterpunch
Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.