Trump’s Inauguration Weekend Could See Biggest Nationwide Mobilization In US History January 19, 2017
Thousands of protesters will participate in demonstrations planned for all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries.
As Obama Moves To Free Manning & Rivera, Others Still Hope For Clemency
President Obama commuted the sentences of Chelsea Manning and Oscar López Rivera on Tuesday as other political prisoners -- many held for decades on charges related to black and Native American movements -- make their final pushes for clemency under Obama.
Obama’s Legacy In Africa: Terrorism, Civil War & Military Expansion
Independent geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser examines the effect of the Obama administration on Africa. What he finds is less hope and change, and more chaos and death.
Genocide In Yemen: Media Complicit In US-Saudi War Crimes
Writer and political analyst Catherine Shakdam shines a light on the routinely under-reported crisis in Yemen, telling Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ what’s really motivating the Saudi-led, US-backed war on the most impoverished country on the Arabian Peninsula.
The Sordid Tale Of SEAL Team 6 In Afghanistan: Killing An MI6 Agent Was Just The Beginning
A recent investigative report exposes ‘a pattern of criminal violence that emerged soon after the Afghan war began and was tolerated and covered up by the command’s leadership.’
Twitter Users Slam WaPo’s Attempt To Re-Write Al-Qaida History
‘Was it USSR who created Al Qaeda? Did the US support all kinds of terrorist fighting against USSR in Afghanistan?’ one skeptical Twitter user posted, questioning the Post’s reporting.
Israel’s Killing & Detention Of Palestinian Children Reached New Heights In 2016
Israel’s killings and detentions of Palestinian children, demolitions of their homes, and restrictions on their travel and economy all reached dramatic heights last year.
The Wrath Of Facebook: ‘God’ Smote With 30-Day Ban For Criticizing US Military Spending
‘Obviously, my opinions are not for everyone. But I have just a much a right to speak My Mind as Orange Hitler does,’ the anonymous creator of ‘God’s’ Facebook page told a reporter.
‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda
Author and noted peace activist David Swanson joins host Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ about the narrative on Aleppo and Russia’s role in the Syrian conflict, dissecting who benefits and how.
Obama’s Failed Legacy In Afghanistan: 300 Marines Headed Back To The Endless Afghan War
As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to a close, over 8,400 troops remain in Afghanistan. With hundreds more set to be deployed, there’s no end in sight for U.S. wars in the Middle East.