In these 20 years of operations, only 12 detainees have been charged and just 2 convicted of any crimes by the Military Commissions.
A gaping hole in the COP26 official agenda was the oversized role of the military industrial complex in environmental devastation. The US is a global leader on this front with the Pentagon being a bigger polluter than 140 countries combined
The scale of US policy on climate change fails to match up with its contributions to the global climate catastrophe
Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal
The Biden administration has announced the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. What effect did the war have on those who served?
The USA has floated the Artemis Accords to explore the Moon for commercial purposes. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha sheds light on the USA’s weapons proliferation to control ground, sea, air and space
In the recent set of testimonies, Assange’s defense team dismantled the prosecution’s argument that Assange caused any harm by publishing classified names
The defense presented two witnesses to point out how politically motivated the ongoing prosecution against Assange is and the threat it poses on press freedoms.
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
Vijay Prashad on the significance of the arrival of tankers from Iran to Venezuela amid rising global tensions
On May 3rd a bunch of mercenaries, led by Rambo-like US soldiers of fortune attempted to disembark on the coastal town of Macuto in the La Guaira state in Venezuela’s Caribbean coast, in a so-called Operation Gedeon.
Vijay Prashad writes about how the United States has unilaterally increased its military buildup around China and has ramped up threatening rhetoric