Ann Wright is a retired Army Reserve colonel and a 29-year veteran of the Army and Army Reserves. She was one of only three persons who resigned from the U.S. government in opposition to...
Ann Wright is a retired Army Reserve colonel and a 29-year veteran of the Army and Army Reserves. She was one of only three persons who resigned from the U.S. government in opposition to the Iraq war. Since then, she has been writing and speaking out for peace.
Col. Ann Wright / TruthdigMay 8, 2012
The Marine Barracks in Washington, DC, is the showplace of the Marine Corps It is also the home of officers and enlisted men of the Marine Corps who have been accused of sexually harassing, assaulting and raping female Marine officers and enlisted and civilian women who work there, is the showplace of the Corps It is also the home of Marines who have been accused of sexually assaulting the women who work there. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Col. Ann Wright / TruthdigFeb 14, 2012
Despite the U.S. military's official position that it has zero tolerance for violence and hazing in its ranks, recent Marine Corps court-martial plea bargains and court-martial decisions suggest otherwise. Dig deeper
Col. Ann Wright / TruthdigDec 18, 2011
Until citizen activist protests six months ago in March 2011 brought sufficient attention to the harsh conditions of Manning's pre-trial confinement, the US military was treating him as if he were beyond the scrutiny of the law -- as if he were an "enemy combatant" in Guantanamo or Abu Ghraib. Dig deeper
Col. Ann Wright / TruthdigDec 13, 2011
The 50-year US condemnation of Cuba's human rights violations and the U support for 64 years of the brutal Israeli government's treatment of Palestinians demonstrates solidly the hypocrisy of the United States government. Dig deeper
Col. Ann Wright / TruthdigDec 9, 2011
Two weeks ago I returned to Gaza after an absence of 2.5 years. My last trip was in May, 2009, the third trip in 2009 following the Israeli attack on Gaza that killed 1440, wounded 5,000, and destroyed the homes of 50,000. Most of the construction materials for rebuilding Gaza are brought through tunnels under the Egyptian border. Dig deeper
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