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The War on Terror Is Accomplishing Everything Bin Laden Hoped It Would
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 9-11, War on Terror, Bin Laden, war, Al Qaeda, torture, insanity, drones, trillions )

- 1407 days ago -
Fourteen years later.....after 9-11. Suggested reading.
Release Us   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Release Us, Pentagon, militarization of police, police brutality, War on Drugs, War on Terror )

- 1433 days ago -
In 1994 the US Govt passed a law authorizing the Pentagon to donate surplus Cold War era military equipment to police departments. This militarization of police has created what is being called an epidemic of police brutality sweeping across the Nation
Chomsky: America Is 'Not a Pretty Sight'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war on terror, slavery, Fallujah, atrocities, genocide, terrorsm, ISIS, foreign policy, war )

- 1673 days ago -
Atrocities that US media hail as great victories; a US "war on terror" that's the best imaginable recruiting tool for terrorists. The "official" story of today's foreign policy is as upside-down as the mythology around the founding values of the United...
20 Key Findings From the Senate Report on CIA Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: : cia, intelligence, senate intelligence committee, senate torture report, torture, war on terror )

- 1680 days ago -
Moyers & Company is preparing a detailed analysis of the report for later publication. A quick overview of what the report contains can be found in the Senate Intelligence Committee's 20 findings, reprinted here.
A Murder Mystery at Guantanamo Bay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., War on Terror, Guantanamo, Torture, War Crimes )

- 1738 days ago -
America's plunge into the "dark side" last decade created a hidden history of shocking brutality, including torture and homicides, that the U.S. government would prefer to keep secret, even though many of the perpetrators are out of office.
How the 'War on Terror' Became a War on the Constitution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Constitution, Bill of Rights, war on terror, post-constitutional )

- 1855 days ago -
Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment--and we've allowed them to do it.
'Secret' CIA Museum Features Osama Bin Laden's AK-47 (TEXT, VIDEO and SLIDESHOW)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, museum, war on terror, al qaeda, military, Osama bin Laden )

- 2183 days ago -
The AK-47 is a recent addition to a collection that's among the toughest tickets in the country for museumgoers. Tucked into various hallways at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., the museum displays the gadgets, artifacts and trophies of 70 years of...
Repeal the "War on Terror" - TAKE ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on terror, H. R. 198, Authorization for Use of Military Force, Congress, Repeal )

- 2338 days ago -
After more than 11 years the Authorization for Use of Military Force -- the congressional resolution that launched the "war on terror" -- has not been repealed. Congresswoman Barbara Lee has introduced a bill to repeal it.
"Spy Center" in Bluffdale, Utah, Inside the NSA's Largest and Most Expansive Secret "Domestic" Spy Center.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NDAA, Domestic Spying, Wiretapping, Whistleblowers, War on Terror )

- 2672 days ago -
Exposé in Wired Magazine reveals details about how the National Security Agency is quietly building the largest spy center in the country in Bluffdale. One of the most important stories of this era given that American's are losing rights at every turn.
Classified: Perverting Democracy By Preventing Disclosure ~ Lt Col Barry Wingard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, gitmo, war, terrorism, war on terror, justice, democrats, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, military )

- 3223 days ago -
Whether you believe the US Constitution should be applied literally or think the authors intentionally left room for interpretation by future generations, it is generally accepted that our nation's founding document originates form the notion that ...
The Terror Card: Fear Is the Key to Obedience
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on Terror, US Government, propaganda, intimidation, govt fear mongering )

- 3454 days ago -
This is an official congressional definition of terrorism that applies only to other nations. However, the psychological end results of terror, is always fear that eventually leads to resignation and submission. Fear and terrorism are interconnected...
"Why the U.S. Has to Go" (Interview With Afghan Woman Leader Malalai Joya)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Malalai Joya, peace, war, USA, military, US Military, Bush, Obama, civilians, war crimes, War on Terror, troops, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, lies, propaganda, media, cover-up, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism )

- 3524 days ago -
Malalai Joya: "it is almost as if the Taliban was still in power. After the war, the U.S. brought to power these misogynist warlords called the Northern Alliance, who are just like the Taliban. These were the same people who ruled between 1992 and 1996".
Abu Ghraib Torture Suit Against Defense Giant CACI Goes Forward
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, war on terror, criminal acts, usa, u.s., U.S. law, war, terrorism, crime, government, lies, military, interrogations, CACI, Abu Ghraib, Torture Victims, CCR )

- 3762 days ago -
In a blow to defense contracting giant, CACI International Inc., U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee ruled on March 18 that a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) on behalf of torture victims held at the notorious Abu Ghraib
Afghanistan, Another Untold Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghanistan war, usa, u.s., Obama, YES WE CAN!, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, military, propaganda, troops, war, terrorism, imperialism, US imperialism, oil, War on Terror )

- 3766 days ago -
The war in Afghanistan is about gaining profitable control of one of the last vast untapped reserves of the earth's dwindling fossil fuel supply, & planting US military power into still another region of the world. Obama's talk of "change" rings false.
Let's Find Out the Truth! Petition for An Independent Investigation Into Bush's War on Terror
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, usa, war, americans, bushadministration, bush, War on Terror, petition )

- 3788 days ago -
Let's find out the truth! Sign the petition for an independent investigation into Bush's War on Terror. Let's find out the truth! Sign the petition for an independent investigation into Bush's War on Terror. Sign the petition here This week, th

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