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Trump To Put Raytheon Lobbyist In Charge Of Army By
(Analysis) — Last Wednesday, it was reported that Donald Trump was moving to nominate Raytheon lobbyist Mark Esper for secretary of the Army. Raytheon is one of the “big five” defense contractors, and the president’s...
Pentagon Allowed To Keep Chemical Weapons Tests On US Troops Secret By
Back in the 1960s and 1970s, the Pentagon conducted multiple secret tests of chemical and biological weapons, deliberately exposing some 6,000 US troops to nerve gases and various bacterial toxins, to “develop a response plan” in case US troops were ever attacked by...
New Book Reveals US Government’s Heavy Hand In Hollywood By
The U.S. military rewrites major Hollywood blockbusters if they don’t fit with its pro-war agenda or are damaging to its reputation, new research has revealed. Tom Secker and Matthew Alford, in their new book, “National Security Cinema: The Shocking New Evidence of...
U.S.’ Nuclear Arsenal Safety Records No Longer Publicly Accessible, Thanks To Pentagon By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Pentagon has moved to classify the safety records of its nuclear weapons operations, a segment of the military with a long history of failed inspections, near-catastrophic accidents, security lapses and low morale. Pentagon officials have stated...
Once Public Record, Pentagon Makes Nuclear Base Inspection Results Secret By
The Pentagon has thrown a cloak of secrecy over assessments of the safety and security of its nuclear weapons operations, a part of the military with a history of periodic inspection failures and bouts of low morale. Overall results of routine inspections at nuclear...
Senate Committee Passes $700 Billion Military Spending Bill By
Just days after the House Armed Services Committee unveiled its $696.5 billion military spending bill, their Senate counterpart, led by Sen. John McCain (R – AZ) offered an alternate version that would exceed even that, topping out at around $700 billion. Both of these...
US Attacks ISIS Prison, Killing Dozens of Civilians By
Officially it was a “command and control facility” but it would be more correct to call it a prison full of detained civilians. Either way, US warplanes attacked the site, in the ISIS-held city of Mayadin, killing 57 people, at least 42 of them prisoners. The identities...
US Targets Syria, Iran and Russia Using Same Debunked “Chemical Weapons” Narrative By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Monday, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh – best known for breaking some of the biggest stories of the Vietnam and Iraq wars – managed to prove that the Trump administration’s decision to bomb Syrian government territory was...
Study: US Only Admits To One In Five Deadly Drone Strikes By
A new report compiled by the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies has found that the United States only admits officially to about one-fifth of their drone strikes which end up killing someone, saying this hurts accountability. That...
McMaster’s Plan For Another Surge In Afghanistan Is Doomed To Failure By
Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that President Trump’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster will soon be proposing yet another troop increase in Afghanistan. According to the Times, “The White House shelved the deliberations over Afghanistan three...