US Military
20 years after it opened, Guantanamo Bay continues to be a symbol of injustice

In these 20 years of operations, only 12 detainees have been charged and just 2 convicted of any crimes by the Military Commissions.

What role does the military play in climate change?

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

Biden brings lip service with minimal concrete action to COP26

The scale of US policy on climate change fails to match up with its contributions to the global climate catastrophe

The return of the Taliban 20 years later

Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal

Twilight of the 20-Year occupation of Afghanistan: US soldiers sent to kill and die—for what?

The Biden administration has announced the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. What effect did the war have on those who served?

Will the US be allowed to colonize space?

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

Assange will not get a fair trial in US, says Pentagon Papers publisher in testimony

In the recent set of testimonies, Assange’s defense team dismantled the prosecution’s argument that Assange caused any harm by publishing classified names

On Day 3 of Assange’s trial, defense builds case to prove political nature of US indictment

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.

Julian Assange prison The US is determined to make Julian Assange pay for exposing the cruelty of its war on Iraq

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

Why Iran’s fuel tankers for Venezuela are sending shudders through Washington

Vijay Prashad on the significance of the arrival of tankers from Iran to Venezuela amid rising global tensions

Outsourcing ‘regime change’: US imperialism’s decomposition accelerates

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.

The US military is hell-bent on trying to overpower China

Vijay Prashad writes about how the United States has unilaterally increased its military buildup around China and has ramped up threatening rhetoric

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