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Secretary Clinton With Russian Prime Minister Putin. What did he know that she had given him through her emails?, From FlickrPhotos
(41 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 5, 2016
Did Clinton's Emails Expose CIA Agents? Even as Hillary Clinton closes in on the Democratic nomination, facts continue to emerge indicating that her sloppy email practices may have endangered secrets, including the identities of covert operatives, writes Peter Van Buren.
President Obama in the Oval Office., From ImagesAttr
(26 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 17, 2017
A Demand for Russian "Hacking" Proof More than 20 U.S. intelligence, military and diplomatic veterans are calling on President Obama to release the evidence backing up allegations that Russia aided the Trump campaign -- or admit that the proof is lacking.
(43 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 12, 2016
US Intel Vets Dispute Russia Hacking Claims As the hysteria about Russia's alleged interference in the U.S. election grows, a key mystery is why U.S. intelligence would rely on "circumstantial evidence" when it has the capability for hard evidence, say U.S. intelligence veterans.
Iran vs The United States - Who Would Win?, From YouTubeVideos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 1, 2018
VIPS to Trump: Intel on Iran Could be CATASTROPHIC As drums beat again for war -- this time on Iran -- the VIPS' warning is again being disregarded as it was before the Iraq debacle and this time VIPS fear the consequences will be all-caps CATASTROPHIC.
Judith Miller, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Judith Miller's Blame-Shifting Memoir U.S. intelligence veterans recall the real story of how New York Times reporter Judith Miller disgraced herself and her profession by helping to mislead Americans into the disastrous war in Iraq. They challenge the slick, self-aggrandizing rewrite of history in her new memoir.
Robert Parry, 1949-2018, From YouTubeVideos
(29 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 28, 2018
Robert Parry's Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews Robert Parry, editor and publisher of Consortiumnews.com, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert's unwavering commitment to independent journalism.
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Doctors Issue Urgent Australian Appeal to Save Julian Assange More than 100 medical doctors urge the Australian government to protect the life of its citizen, journalist and publisher Julian Assange, "before it is too late."
Barack Obama, then President-elect, and President George W. Bush at the White House during the 2008 transition., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 5, 2015
Curbs on Surveillance State Urged In the post 9/11 era, the U.S. government vastly expanded its surveillance of nearly everyone on earth, even U.S. citizens, brushing aside constitutional protections in the name of security. A group of intelligence veterans urges reform of those practices to protect privacy and to stop the waste of resources.
Julian Assange., From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 12, 2020
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Politicians Call on UK to Release Assange A group of members of the European Parliaments, and former members of Congress and local legislatures have written to Britain's secretary of state for justice urging that Julian Assange be released from Belmarsh prison on compassionate grounds.
Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and a leading advocate for “humanitarian” military interventions., From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 15, 2014
Syria at the Edge of "Shock Doctrine" Disappointed that President Obama didn’t bomb Syria last year, the neocons and other war hawks are using the frustrations over initial peace talks in Geneva to ratchet up pressure for a “humanitarian” military assault now, as Rob Prince explains.
Secretary Mike Pompeo, From FlickrPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 23, 2019
VIPS Memo to the President: Is Pompeo's Iran Agenda the Same As Yours? UPDATED: VIPS says its direct experience with Mike Pompeo leaves them with strong doubt regarding his trustworthiness on issues of consequence to the President and the nation.
Nancy Pelosi, From YouTubeVideos
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 4, 2020
VIPS MEMO: To Nancy Pelosi -- Did Russia Hack the DNC Emails? The lack of detail demanded by Pelosi may simply mean the absence of credible evidence of Russian interference as well as the absence of Clapperesque officials to conjure it up.
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Illinois., From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 2, 2014
Israel Lobby Takes Aim at Iran Deal Official Washington’s neocons are still trying to derail a negotiated settlement with Iran over its nuclear program by imposing new sanctions and thus putting the U.S. on a course for war –- as favored by Israel’s Likud. But this reality is hiding behind sophistry, says ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.
Image created from image crediting, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 10, 2019
Why China Tiptoed onto the Far Side of the Moon Xi Jinping's state media was strangely quiet about its historic lunar landing, writes Patrick Lawrence in this look at the U.S. effort to maintain primacy over advanced technologies.
General Qassem Soleimani Iran's military leader killed in US airstrike, From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 4, 2020
VIPS MEMO: Doubling Down Into Yet Another "March of Folly," This Time on Iran That Iran will retaliate for the drone assassination in Iraq of Iranian Quds Force commander General Qassem Soleimani at a time and place of its choosing is a near certainty.
Did Russia really interfere with the U.S. election?, From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Former US Envoy to Moscow Calls Intelligence Report on Alleged Russian Interference "Politically Motivated" Prominent journalists and politicians seized upon a shabby, politically motivated, "intelligence" report as proof of "Russian interference" in the U.S. election without the pretense of due diligence, argues Jack Matlock, a former U.S. ambassador in Moscow.
Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters on July 23, 2014, in Ramallah, West Bank., From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence With the July 17 shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine turning a local civil war into a U.S. confrontation with Russia, former U.S. intelligence veterans urge President Obama to release what evidence he has about the tragedy and silence the hyperbole.
National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice briefs President Barack Obama on foreign policy developments during Obama's summer break on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on Aug. 12, 2013., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 25, 2016
Intel Vets Call "Dissent Memo" on Syria "Reckless" The memo, a draft of which was provided to The New York Times (and Wall Street Journal), presumably by one of the State Department employees who authored it, claims American policy has been "overwhelmed" by the unrelenting violence in Syria and calls for "a judicious use of stand-off and air weapons, which would undergird and drive a more focused and hard-nosed U.S.-led diplomatic process."
WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange fathered two kids inside Ecuadorian embassy with Stella Morris, a lawyer who fell in love with him., From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 13, 2020
Assange Partner Speaks Out After Threat from Judge Julian Assange's partner and the mother of his two children has spoken out in a video released by WikiLeaks after Judge Vanessa Baraitser threatened to make her name public.
Julian Assange, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 2, 2020
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Doctors Warning on Assange in a Covid-19 Breeding Ground In a prison cited for failing to curb infections, Doctors4Assange warn that Julian Assange is at high risk of contracting the deadly coronavirus.
Julian Assange!, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 19, 2021
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Why the Crumbling Computer Conspiracy Case Is So Vital to the US Since the U.S. is on shaky constitutional ground with the espionage indictment, the computer intrusion charge has served as a hook to try to get Assange, by portraying him not as a journalist, but as a hacker.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 18, 2013
Laughing at Snowden's Asylum Requests The mainstream U.S. news media has been chuckling over the "irony" of NSA leaker Edward Snowden asking asylum from Latin American countries purported to suppress press freedom. But the smugness misses both the complex realities abroad and the U.S. government's own assaults on information, says a group of scholars.
From youtube.com: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, From Images
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 8, 2018
VIPS Plead for Humanitarian Asylum for Julian Assange For six years, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange has been effectively imprisoned without charges at Ecuador's London embassy. Human rights organizations have decried actions of the UK, US and Swedish governments that confine the journalist in what now amounts to torturous isolation, deprived of space, sunlight, visitors, communication with the outside and necessary medical care.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 24, 2014
Beneath the Ukraine Crisis: Shale Gas Behind the geopolitics pitting Russia against the West -- and the ethnic tensions tearing Ukraine east and west -- another backdrop for understanding this deepening conflict is the big-money competition for Ukraine's oil and natural gas, writes Nat Parry.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 6, 2020
VIPS MEMO: To the AG-More on Mueller's Forensics-Free Findings Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity have written a new memo to Attorney General William Barr in regard to new evidence indicating there was no hack of the Democratic National Committee computers.
A U.S. Army soldier provides security at a school in Farah City, Afghanistan, on Aug. 1, 2012., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 3, 2014
Is US Military Spinning Out of Control? The United States was built on the idea of civilian control of the military, but – as the burden of fighting overseas wars is carried disproportionately by a sliver of the population – that control seems to be slipping, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar reflects.
From youtube.com: Julian Assange, From Images
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Virginia State Senator in Rare Support by Politician for Assange Julian Assange's lawyers fear his extradition to the U.S. where they believe a sealed indictment in Virginia is awaiting him. In a rare move by a U.S. politician, a state senator in Virginia has come out in support of Assange.
Assange outside UK Supreme Court in 2011., From Uploaded
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Help Us Cover the Julian Assange Story With corporate TV and press abandoning the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher, Consortium News has been in the forefront among alternative media in chronicling his plight. But we can't do it without you.
Trump picks Gina Haspel as new CIA director, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 26, 2018
Trump Should Withdraw Haspel Nomination, Intel Vets Two dozen former U.S. intelligence officers urge President Trump to rescind Gina Haspel's nomination to lead the CIA, citing torture that she oversaw while supervising a black site prison, as well as her role in destroying evidence.
From commons.wikimedia.org: Julian Assange, From Images
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 8, 2018
Ecuador Continues Playing Hardball With Assange Assange has been delivered an unacceptable ultimatum. Unless he renounces the mission of WikiLeaks, which is to publish and comment on whistleblower leaks that expose government and corporate criminality and abuses around the world, he will be forced out of the embassy to be arrested and imprisoned by waiting British police on a bail-related charge.
Robert Mueller, From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 13, 2019
VIPS: Mueller's Forensics-Free Findings Media reports are predicting that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is about to give the findings of his probe into any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump. If Mueller gives you his "completed" report anytime soon, it should be graded "incomplete."
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 13, 2020
Anti-Trump Website Was Russian Effort to Help Trump Win? Misgivings about who ran this site can co-exist with legitimate alarm about combined attacks by the FBI, the Times and other corporate media on the political nature - not the accuracy - of its content, writes Joe Lauria.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Stifling Dissent on the Upper East Side In the case of neutralizing Ray McGovern at the 92nd Street Y on Oct. 30 -- a mission carried out by the NYPD and private security operatives -- the tactics of COIN doctrine were on display. So was the possible motive: the need to suppress McGovern's question that might have undercut the U.S. government's counterinsurgency goals.
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association., From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 31, 2014
The Money Behind the Gun Madness Since the American Right succeeded in reframing the Framers' "well-regulated militia" context for the Second Amendment, gun madness -- punctuated by frequent mass slaughters -- has become the U.S. nightmare. But the real motivation is money, says Michael Winship.
Julian ASSANGE arrested, painted portrait - Wikileaks, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 15, 2021
WATCH: Home Run for Assange John Shipton is on a tour around Australia rallying support for his son, Julian Assange. Consortium News was in Sydney and streamed live from Canberra for Shipton's Home Run event.
Seymour Hersh, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 24, 2017
Hersh Receives Adams Award for Integrity The trademark "Oscar" for Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence (SAAII) was presented to longtime investigative journalist Seymour Hersh at a dinner in Washington on Sept. 22. The symbolic award is a candle sitting atop the traditional corner-brightener candlestick holder.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 21, 2020
ASSANGE HEARING DAY 10 -- Fairbanks Testifies Trump Ordered Assange Arrest Consortium News is virtually "inside" the courtroom at Old Bailey, viewing the proceedings by video-link and we filed this report on Day Ten of Julian Assange's resumed extradition hearing.
Julian Assange speaks outside Ecuador embassy, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 7, 2019
Watch the 11th Online Vigil for Julian Assange Consortium News broadcast the 11th Unity4J vigil for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange on Friday night. You can watch it here.
Image created from image crediting, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 9, 2018
Karen Kwiatkowski Receives 2018 Sam Adams Award Here is Karen Kwiatowski's acceptance speech for the 2018 Sam Adams Award at a ceremony in Washington on Saturday night, preceded by the citation, that was read by former CIA analyst Ray McGovern.
From youtube.com: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 22, 2018
Watch the 9th Vigil for Julian Assange with John Pilger, John Kiriakou and Ray McGovern Consortium News broadcast the 9th Online Vigil for Julian Assange Friday night. Among the special guests were journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, who visited Assange at the Ecuador embassy in London. Watch the replay here.
Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal, From YouTubeVideos
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 8, 2018
VIPS Call on Trump Not to Pull Out of Iran Nuclear Deal As Donald Trump announces his decision at 2 pm Tuesday on staying in the Iran nuclear deal, the Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity urge him in this memo exclusive to Consortium News not to base his decision on fabricated evidence.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 9, 2020
DAY TWO OF ASSANGE HEARING: US Tries to Narrow its Espionage Charge to Only Naming Informants; Defense Witness Crumbles Julian Assange was also warned by Judge Baraitser that he would be removed if he makes another outburst. U.S. crimes abroad and at home on display.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Aug. 30, 2013, claims to have proof that the Syrian government was responsible for a chemical weapons attack on Aug. 21, but that evidence failed to materialize or was later discredited., From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 22, 2015
A Call for Proof on Syria-Sarin Attack One reason why Official Washington continues to insist that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "must go" is that he supposedly "gassed his own people" with sarin on Aug. 21, 2013, but the truth of that allegation has never been established and is in growing doubt, U.S. intelligence veterans point out.
A slide from material leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden to the Washington Post, showing what happens when an NSA analyst “tasks” the PRISM system for information about a new surveillance target., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 13, 2014
NSA's Preference for Metadata The hidden ball in the debate over the NSA’s collection of phone and e-mail metadata (vs. tapping into actual conversations with a court order) is that the NSA actually prefers the metadata approach because it strips away privacy more efficiently, says ex-NSA analyst Kirk Wiebe.
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson., From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 27, 2014
Sheldon Adelson's Own GOP Primary Part of Ukraine’s crisis stems from the political power of 10 “oligarchs,” billionaires in a society with vast income inequality. It is a future that Americans seem headed toward, as one U.S. “oligarch,” Sheldon Adelson, picks his Republican presidential favorite, notes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.
President Barack Obama discusses Ukraine during a meeting with members of his National Security Staff in the Oval Office, From Images
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 28, 2014
Obama Urged to Show Restraint on Ukraine Across Official Washington and the mainstream U.S. media, there is a rush to restart the Cold War with all its black-and-white propaganda, ignoring Russia's understandable concerns and portraying the "U.S. side" as always right. But some U.S. intelligence veterans urge a more adult response.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Syriza party., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 1, 2015
What Syriza's Victory Means for Europe The Greek election of the left-wing Syriza party sent shock waves across Europe with establishment parties fearing more populist resistance to years of austerity and to putting bankers first. The question now is whether European voters will follow Syriza's lead, says Andres Cala.
Julian Assange Wikileaks, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Biden DOJ Files Appeal to Get Assange Extradited The U.S. has filed an appeal with the High Court in London to reverse a decision by a British judge not to extradite the WikiLeaks publisher on health grounds.
From Images
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 19, 2013
Brandon Toy's Act of Conscience Secrecy is a tool states use most commonly in order to mask unethical, unconstitutional, criminal and foolish behavior. Brandon Toy's informed rejection of a system that is violating the basic rights of its own citizens depends on whistleblowers, who in turn rely on courageous, professional journalists to inform the public.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations in 2012, drawing his own .red line. on how far he wi, From Images
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 18, 2014
Who Can Use Nazi Comparisons? Israeli lawmakers are debating a bill to criminalize the careless use of the word Nazi, but face a problem since Prime Minister Netanyahu is one of the worst abusers when denouncing Iran and comparing a deal on its nuclear program to Munich, notes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.
President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the situation in Ukraine, on the South Lawn of the White House, July 29, 2014., From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Obama Should Release MH-17 Intel A year ago, the U.S. government issued a sketchy report on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shoot-down citing "social media" and other flimsy data implicating eastern Ukrainian rebels and Russia, but then -- as hard intelligence became available -- went silent. Now, U.S. intelligence veterans are demanding release of that intel.
Julian Assange, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 5, 2021
WATCH: A Decade of Arbitrary Detention And Torture A UN body determined five years ago today that Julian Assange was being arbitrarily detained in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Watch this live simulcast about that assessment & Assange's current status as he awaits a U.S. appeal in his case.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 14, 2013
Israel's In-Your-Face Appointment Showing disdain for President Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a neoconservative ex-aide to Newt Gingrich to serve as ambassador to the United States. The choice of Ron Dermer also reminds U.S. politicians why they should fear offending Israel.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Aug. 30, 2013, claimed to have proof that the Syrian government was responsible fo, From Images
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 11, 2014
"War-Wise" Skepticism Prevailed on Syria Though nearly going to war with Syria last year over a chemical attack, the Obama administration has still not presented a shred of verifiable proof against the government. And, interest is waning now that suspicions have shifted to Syrian rebels aided by U.S. allies, Nat Parry reports.
From youtube.com: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 10, 2018
Watch Vigil for Julian Assange Consortium News broadcast the latest vigil for Julian Assange as the publisher comes under new pressure to be expelled from Ecuador's London embassy, while charges await him in the United States.
At a moment of greater hope for a U.S.-Iranian detente, President Barack Obama talked with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 27, 2013., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 17, 2013
Peace Options on Iran For decades, the default ideology of Official Washington's foreign policy has been "tough-guy-ism," wielding sticks and mocking those who offer carrots, a pattern that could start a disastrous war with Iran, say Tom H. Hastings and Erin E. Niemela.
U.S. Army Pvt. Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 16, 2014
US Intel Veterans Honor Pvt. Manning A group of former U.S. national security officials will bestow its annual award for integrity in intelligence on U.S. Army Pvt. Manning, honoring the imprisoned whistleblower’s release of evidence showing the human consequences of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, December 7, 2013
Why Saudi-Israeli Team Hates Iran Deal The Saudi-Israeli alliance opposes a diplomatic settlement with Iran over its nuclear program because the deal could kill hopes for enlisting the U.S. military in one more violent regime change in the Middle East, as the Independent Institute's Ivan Eland explains.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia welcomes President Barack Obama to the G20 Summit at Konstantinovsky Palace in Saint , From Images
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 4, 2014
Needed: Obama-Putin Summit on Ukraine As the death toll mounts in an incipient civil war between east and west Ukraine, a group of retired U.S. intelligence professionals urges President Obama to hold a summit with Russia's President Putin to defuse the crisis.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Snowden Honored by Ex-Intel Officials Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence, an organization of former national security officials, has honored NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, praising his decision to reveal the extent of U.S. government electronic surveillance of people in the United States and around the world.
CN Editor Joe Lauria at Sydney Rally for Julian Assange, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 10, 2020
WATCH: The Assange Case Explained Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria was interviewed by BreakThrough News, and he laid out the essential information about WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange's extradition case.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 18, 2013
Sabotaging Iran Nuclear Talks Fresh for the debacle over the government shutdown and near credit default, Congress is now acting to sabotage promising negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, with some right-wing Republicans even raising the specter of war.
Statue of justice, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 15, 2020
ASSANGE HEARING DAY SIX -- Prosecutor Says Government Can Prosecute Journalist for Publishing Court resumed in the extradition hearing of Julian Assange Tuesday morning. Consortium News watched the proceedings and provides this report.
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The War on Journalism: The Case of Julian Assange Journalists are under attack globally for doing their jobs. Julian Assange is facing a 175 year sentence for publishing if extradited to the United States.
Donald Trump distanced himself from Julian Assange after the Wikileaks founder was arrested in London., From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 1, 2019
VIPS: Extradition of Julian Assange Threatens Us All Retaliation against Julian Assange over the past decade plus replicates a pattern of ruthless political retaliation against whistleblowers, in particular those who reveal truths hidden by illegal secrecy, VIPS says.
Robert Mueller's real endgame for Donald Trump, From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 17, 2019
VIPS Fault Mueller Probe, Criticize Refusal To Interview Assange The bug in Mueller's report to be released Thursday is that he accepts that the Russian government interfered in the election. Trump should challenge that, says VIPS.
The Royal Courts of Justice, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 22, 2021
LETTER FROM LONDON: On the Matter of Assange's Lawyers Considering a Cross Appeal Julian Assange's lawyers are considering bringing a cross appeal to the High Court in London disputing parts of District Judge Vanessa Baraitser's Jan. 4 judgment not to extradite Assange to the United States.
The Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 26, 2020
FINAL REPORT: ASSANGE HEARING DAY 14--Baraitser Grants Defense 4 Weeks to Prepare for Final Argument, Citing US Election Consortium News is virtually "inside" the courtroom at Old Bailey, viewing the proceedings by video-link and has filed this report on Day Fourteen of Julian Assange's resumed extradition hearing.
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Schumer's Troubling Mideast Record In trying to torpedo the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Charles Schumer is continuing his longstanding role as a front man for U.S. neocons and Israeli hardliners who favor a Mideast strategy of violent "regime change" over negotiated solutions, as Jonathan Marshall describes.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations in 2012, drawing his own .red line. on how far he wi, From Images
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 30, 2014
Still Trying to Sink an Iran Deal President Obama has vowed to veto a Senate bill pushed on behalf of the Israeli government that could sink negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program by weighing them down with even more sanctions, a move that could put the region on course for another war, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar explains.
Egyptian General Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi as shown on official Egyptian TV., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 23, 2014
The Why Behind Egypt's Coup Egypt’s military coup meshed with the geopolitical interests of Saudi Arabia and Israel, but the toppling of the country’s first democratically elected government was driven by other factors, including the history of a politically powerful military, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar notes.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 6, 2013
How to Curb the Doomsday Club On Aug. 6, 1945, the world changed. Though war had plagued humankind for millennia, the U.S. atomic bomb on Hiroshima showed how all life might end, a threat that remains as nuclear-armed states keep their arsenals, thus creating incentives for non-nuclear states to join the doomsday club, as Peter G. Cohen notes.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 23, 2020
WATCH: Free Press = Free Assange Watch Daniel Ellsberg, Marjorie Cohn and Joe Lauria discuss the Julian Assange Affair.
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ASSANGE HEARING DAY FOUR: Hearing Adjourned to Monday While Lawyer Who Was in Court is Tested for Covid-19 Judge Vanessa Baraitser has adjourned the hearing of Julian Assange until next Monday while a COVID-19 test result is awaited for a lawyer who appeared in the courtroom on Wednesday.
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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Time for Proof on Syrian CW Attack World attention has moved to the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, but the evidence on the Aug. 21 attack near Damascus remains hidden and in dispute, causing a group of former U.S. intelligence professionals to ask Moscow and Washington to present what they have.
Left to right, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling, his wife Shelly Sterling and Clippers’ President Andy Roeser., From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 2, 2014
Could the Fans Own the Clippers? Even before Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling became known for his racism, he was recognized as one of basketball's most inept executives with his team rarely making the playoffs. Now, with him banished from the NBA, Bob Katz wonders if there's a way for the public to own the team.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon., From Images
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The Fragile Process for Engaging Iran The diplomatic fracas over inviting and disinviting Iran to the Syrian peace talks only makes sense if you factor in President Obama’s fragile consensus for engaging Iran over its nuclear program – while influential neocons keep pressing for confrontation. That mix has made for a messy process on Syria, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.

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