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The Long Reach of Vietnam War Deceptions

America’s war in Vietnam, which was authorized by the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution a half century ago, had lasting consequences for the nation, including deeper public distrust of government and government’s determination to restrict the people’s right to know, as retired JAG Major Todd E. Pierce explains. By Todd E. Pierce (August 6, on Consortiumnews) […]

Truth and Lives vs. Career and Fame

By Ray McGovern on Aug 20, 2017, at Consortiumnews. Exclusive: As President Trump considers sending more troops to Afghanistan, it’s worth recalling the modern U.S. dynamic of politicians and generals making misguided judgments about war, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern Fifty years ago, I could have tried to stop the Vietnam War, […]

Throwing a Curveball at ‘Intelligence Community Consensus’ on Russia

By Scott Ritter, July 12, 2017 at The American Conservative A January intelligence product has served as the basis for a series of Congressional hearings into the issue of Russian meddling into American elections—and has taken on a near canonical quality that precludes any critical questioning of either the authors or their findings. There is […]

Who Is the Real Enemy?

The White House is targeting Iran but should instead focus on Saudi Arabia by PHILIP GIRALDI, JULY 11, 2017, on The UNZ Review It is one of the great ironies that the United States, a land mass protected by two broad oceans while also benefitting from the world’s largest economy and most powerful military, persists […]

‘Russiagate’: The Stink Without a Secret

By Craig Murray, July 8, 2017 (on Antiwar.com) After six solid months of coordinated allegation from the mainstream media allied to the leadership of state security institutions, not one single scrap of solid evidence for Trump/Russia election hacking has emerged. I do not support Donald Trump. I do support truth. There is much about Trump […]

Whistleblower at the CIA (by Melvin A. Goodman)

“Whistleblower at the CIA offers a fascinating glimpse into the secret, behind-the-scenes world of U.S. intelligence. Melvin A. Goodman’s first-person account of the systematic manipulation of intelligence at the CIA underscores why whistleblowing is so important, and why the institutional obstacles to it are so intense. . . . At its core it’s an invaluable […]

Confessions of a Drone Tech

Armed drones targeted 121,000 people with technology this woman helped work on. She wants you to hear what happened next.

NYT Finally Retracts Russia-gate Canard

Exclusive: A founding Russia-gate myth is that all 17 U.S. intelligence agencies agreed that Russia hacked into and distributed Democratic emails, a falsehood that The New York Times has belatedly retracted, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry, June 29, 2017 on Consortiumnews.com The New York Times has finally admitted that one of the favorite Russia-gate […]

Cherry Picking Intelligence For War in the Middle East? Here We Go Again

(By Paul R. Pillar and Greg Thielmann, June 27, 2017 on Defense One) Will Trump follow the Bush playbook and start a war with Iran? The ingredients are in place for the United States to repeat a scenario that has cost us dearly in the past: the misuse of intelligence to muster public support for […]

How America Armed Terrorists in Syria Another Middle East debacle

By Gareth Porter, June 22, 2017, posted on American Conservative Three-term Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a member of both the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees, has proposed legislation that would prohibit any U.S. assistance to terrorist organizations in Syria as well as to any organization working directly with them. Equally important, it would […]