Daniel Hale will be sentenced to up to 10 years in Jail on July 27 in Arlington VA for providing information to the public about the US Targeted Assassination program using Aerial Drones. If you would like to attend, the details are here.
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which include AC Members Margaret Kimberley and Sara Flounders.

Daniel Hale’s Letter to the Judge Who Will Decide His Sentence

by Daniel Hale, published on the Sparrow Project, July 23, 2021 It is not a secret that I struggle to live with depression and post traumatic stress disorder. Both stem from my childhood experience growing up in a rural mountain community and were compounded by exposure to combat during military service. Depression is a constant. Though stress, particularly stress caused[…]

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US Government Seeks Harshest Sentence Ever In Leak Case Against Drone Whistleblower

by Kevin Gosztola, published on The Dissenter, July 20, 2021 This is a truly sad case.  Daniel Hale’s documents were released years ago, at which time Jeremy Scahill and The Intercept were widely praised for publishing them.  Daniel, on the other hand has been, as they say, ‘living like a refugee’, waiting for the axe to fall, every since.   […]

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How The CIA Turned Afghanistan Into A Failed Narco-State

by Alan McLeod, published on Popular Resistance, June 27, 2021 Geopolitics, Profit, and Poppies. The war in Afghanistan has looked a lot like the war on drugs in Latin America and previous colonial campaigns in Asia, with a rapid militarization of the area and the empowerment of pliant local elites. Afghanistan – The COVID-19 pandemic has been a death knell[…]

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The China Fear Factor

by Michael Wong, published on PeacePivot.org, July 20, 2021 America vs. China: “A Clash of Civilizations” Hillary Clinton famously said, “’I don’t want my grandchildren to live in a world dominated by the Chinese.” During his tenure, President Obama launched his “Pivot to Asia,” moving 60% of US naval power to bases surrounding China, developing the Trans Pacific Partnership treaty[…]

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The Hidden Hand of the US Blockade Sparks Cuba Protests

by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores,  published on CommonDreams, July 13, 2021 Protests erupted in various Cuban cities the weekend of July 11 over dire economic conditions and a surge in Covid-19 cases. They are the biggest protests to hit Cuba in three decades, and they may well continue in the coming weeks. They come on the heels of artists’[…]

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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Why the Crumbling Computer Conspiracy Case Is So Vital to the US

by Catherine Vogan, published on Consortium News, July 19, 2021 While most of the talk about the Julian Assange case is about the espionage charges, which are political in nature, the U.S. case hangs by a thread for the second time on the non-political charge: conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. There is a reason why the computer charge is so[…]

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Under Imperialism, Multiple Crises Deepen in Haiti

by G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, July 19, 2021 Haitian authorities have arrested Colombian mercenaries and Haitian-Americans and charged them with participating in the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. But murky questions still remain: Who organized the attempted coup? Who paid the mercenaries? Who will benefit? Moïse was the only person killed in the attack, although[…]

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The NATO Iron Curtain

by Simó Endre, published on Consortium News, July 14, 2021 DECLARATION OF THE HUNGARIAN COMMUNITY FOR PEACE  NATO and the European Union have launched a coordinated political attack on Hungary to end our cooperation with China and Russia. They want Hungary to terminate the agreement with Russia on the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant, and with China on[…]

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In Defense of Anti-Imperialism: Letters to The Nation

Both the letters below are derived from full responses that The Nation refused to print unless they were cut to 300 word letters to the editor. [jb] Letter from United National AntiWar Coalition: Gilbert Achcar’s article, “How to Avoid the ‘Anti-Imperialism’ of Fools,” argues that the peace movement has changed over time. In his opinion, it was correct to oppose the[…]

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