In a candid and lengthy discussion in Managua, Ortega claims his Sandinista government defeated a U.S.-backed coup.
As Nicaraguan student protest leaders meet with neoconservatives in Washington, D.C., organizations funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) are spending millions to fuel an "insurrection” against Daniel Ortega.
The Truthdig columnist and the two filmmakers discuss Israeli war crimes committed against the people of Gaza.
National security adviser John Bolton reportedly has authorized distribution of a white paper produced by Jim Hanson, a self-proclaimed expert “practitioner of the art of war.”
The Senate Intelligence Committee has demanded all of the 2016 Green Party presidential candidate's campaign communications with “Russian persons.”
Truthdig writers Sonali Kolhatkar and Max Blumenthal disagree with each other regarding key elements in the recent reports that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in Douma. This is Kolhatkar's take on the issue.
This article was first posted in 2017 shortly after the U.S. fired missiles into Syria in reaction to reports that the government there had used chemical weapons. In it, Chris Hedges argues that the Middle East will not know peace until the U.S. leaves the region.
Acting largely on claims by SAMS field operatives of a chemical attack in Syria, the U.S., the U.K. and France appear ready to make the Syrian opposition’s dreams come true.
A 2015 piece featuring journalists Abby Martin and Max Blumenthal discussing the brutality of Israeli occupation has now been removed in 28 countries. However, it still can be seen in the United States.