With Julian Assange’s extradition trial set to begin on September 7, Vijay Prashad discusses Assange’s heroic work in exposing US war crimes and the heavy price he has paid for it
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the significance of the Iraqi’s parliament’s resolution demanding the withdrawal of foreign troops from the region.
Thousands of people across Iraq are demonstrating against the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi for its failure to provide jobs, prevent corruption and improve the quality of basic services
The three ex-guards together killed 27 Iraqis and wounded 39 others in the Nisour square massacre in 2007
Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.
Manning was released after the 62-day term of the grand jury expired. She has been summoned again to testify against Assange.
The objectives of the “strongest sanctions” are broadly all the same—that the United States will suffocate a country’s ability to trade and access finance as long as it does not do what the United States of America asks it to do
Soldiers also engaged in cover-ups by disguising civilians as militants to make operations appear legitimate. The Middle East Eye report revealed how junior officers in the British army were taught to specifically shoot such civilians during their training
George H. W. Bush, in a way, was the instigator of the current depths of American involvement in the affairs of West Asia that was continued by all succeeding presidents, and most disastrously by his son, George W. Bush