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Interview with Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Have a listen to excerpts of my interview with Michael Ratner, from which I quote liberally in this article. Mr. Ratner is president […]


Wikileaks, War Crimes, and the Rise of the Fascist State

On March 19, 2003, I was sitting at the bar of Jaks Tap in Chicago’s West Loop with a friend when the large television screen above flickered for a moment. […]


15,000 New Civilian Deaths Uncovered in Leaked Files

by Angus Stickler and Emma Slater At least 122,000 civilians were killed during the US-led occupation of Iraq, 15,000 more than previously thought. The civilian toll accounts for 80 per […]


Open Letter to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence re. Wikileaks Report

By Josh Steiber Josh Stieber was deployed in “The Surge” from Feb 07-Apr 08. Assigned to a district near Sadr City in Baghdad, the Infantry Company that Stieber deployed with […]


The Face That Launched a Thousand Drones?

The much talked about August 9 Time magazine cover, unabashed in its aim to shore up support for the war effort in Afghanistan, has left many still shaking their heads […]