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Ukraine as Weapons Testing Site

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, A surprisingly frank article in The New York Times, “Western Allies Look to Ukraine as a Testing Ground for Weapons” describes how the imperial war machine is capitalising on the U.S. proxy war to test its weapons for future use. “Ukraine has become a testing ground for state-of-the-art weapons and information systems, and[…]

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U.S. Twin Billionaire Parties win 2022 Elections: How the System Really Works

by Jeff Mackler,  November 16, 2022 The 2022 U.S. midterm elections witnessed the twin parties of the ruling rich spending an unprecedented but nevertheless relatively paltry sum of $18 billion to determine which wing of capital will steal the lion’s share of the nation’s wealth created by working people. I say paltry because the stakes to the super rich in[…]

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Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, November 13, 2022 If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed to facilitate replenishing the weapons the United[…]

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US Increased Intelligence and Special Forces Operatives’ Presence in Ukraine

by Drago Bosnic, published on Organizing Notes, October 13, 2022  In addition to possible escalation with Moscow, these operations also contradict Joe Biden’s statements that the US will not send troops into Ukraine. The US intelligence presence in Ukraine has existed at least since the end of the Second World War. After the war was over, the CIA worked closely[…]

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Guernica, Lidice, My Lai … and now Talon Anvil

by Patrick Martin, published on the World Socialist Website, December 13, 2021 On Sunday, the New York Times published a detailed report chronicling the systematic, years-long mass murder of civilians by the United States in Iraq and Syria, carried out by a death squad called Talon Anvil. The unit directed air strikes and drone-fired missiles at crowds and residential buildings, “killing people who had[…]

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How Congress Loots the Treasury for the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

by Nicolas J.S. Davies and Medea Benjamin Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion military budget bill for 2022. As they have been doing year after year, our elected officials are preparing to hand the lion’s share – over 65% – of federal discretionary spending to the[…]

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Why Was Daniel Hale Silenced? Daniel Hale Must Be Pardoned!

 Statement by Ban Killer Drones Coalition We raise our voice in deep concern on the silencing and imprisonment of Daniel Hale. Daniel Hale did not commit a crime. It is outrageous that Daniel Hale was charged, prosecuted and sentenced to 45 months in Federal prison for exposing a criminal program. Daniel Hale should be pardoned! Daniel Hale leaked documents that[…]

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Defending Our Sovereignty: US Military Bases in Africa and the Future of African Unity

Dossier no. 42, Tricontinental Co-publication with The Socialist Movement of Ghana’s Research Group, July 5, 2021 How do you visualise the footprint of Empire? The images in this dossier map some of AFRICOM’s military bases on the African continent – both ‘enduring’ and ‘non-enduring’, as they are officially called. The satellite photos were gathered by data artist Josh Begley, who[…]

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