A volunteer from a group that helped migrants in Tucson, Ariz., recounts stories of those most affected by a dehumanizing situation the U.S. helped create.
Such deals have allowed militants to survive to fight another day—and risk strengthening the most dangerous branch of the terror network, one that carried out the 9/11 attacks.
There are a few reasons why the president's recent saber-rattling in Iran's direction may be about issues other than U.S.-Iran relations, strictly defined.
As Google faced an internal employee revolt over its involvement in the Pentagon’s drone warfare program, WestExec—a firm headed by veterans of the Obama administration—stepped in to help. The case highlights the deep ties between the tech industry and government officials, says Yasha Levine.
Under a new order from the Energy Department, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board will have to fight for information about and access to nuclear laboratories. In the past, the board has brought serious problems at those labs to light.
Demonstrations organized by non-immigrant protesters are reminiscent of the immense anti-war protests that took place during the George W. Bush presidency.
In a conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges wonders if the era of great journalism that Hersh embodies has passed.
The lesson for those seeking a realignment toward global peace and justice is that a strong-willed leader with a popular mandate might be capable of opposing the pro-military establishment.
The Rahm Emanuel administration has continued the city's long, troubled history of snooping on groups exercising their First Amendment rights—and now state legislators want to let it use drones.