Washington (AHT) – While the US war in Afghanistan is reaching its end after almost two decades of fighting, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the US ‘war on terror’, while it fought the Taliban, did produce its own peculiar form of terrorism in the shape of war crimes and virtually unaccountableContinue Reading

Santiago (VZA) – Presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden lashed out at Donald Trump after the US president said he would consider meeting his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro. “Trump talks tough on Venezuela but admires thugs and dictators like Nicolas Maduro. As President, I will stand with the Venezuelan people and forContinue Reading

San Francisco (CD) – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Donald Trump another rebuke Friday by ruling that the administration’s efforts to redirect previously appropriated Pentagon funds towards his border wall was an unlawful violation of the Constitution. “These funds were appropriated for other purposes, and the transfer amounted toContinue Reading

US Navy Ship Sails Off Venezuelan Coast to Threaten Iran

Caracas (TLS) – According to US Southern Command, the “peaceful” operation took place “in international waters, outside the territorial jurisdiction of Venezuela, 12 nautical miles (about 22 kilometers) from that country. A US Navy ship sailed Tuesday off the coast of Venezuela, in what Southern Command called a “freedom ofContinue Reading

Sucre (TSN) – Bolivia’s coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez on Friday decided not to promulgate the law that sets the elections’ new date, previously scheduled for September, and asked Congress to justify it with an epidemiological study. Añez asked the Senate for an epidemiological report to show that it is completely safeContinue Reading

Washington (MPN) – Even amidst an unprecedented nationwide crackdown on protesters, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to reauthorize the questionably named USA FREEDOM Act. Even as the president has overseen a nationwide wave of police brutality in response to the George Floyd protests, Democrats are voting to increase the executive branch andContinue Reading

New York (CD) – The New York Times‘s Wednesday publication of Sen. Tom Cotton’s op-ed calling for the U.S. military to respond to ongoing protests across the nation with an “overwhelming show of force” sparked outcry from the newspaper’s own staffers and a “sickout” protest Thursday. Among the staff critics was 2020 Pulitzer Prizer winner Nikole Hannah-Jones.Continue Reading

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Tehran (TNA) -Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called George Floyd’s killing “brutal” and criticized US President Donald Trump for posing for photos while holding a Bible after ordering a crackdown on protesters. “We are witnessing major (racial) oppression against African Americans,” Rouhani said in a speech on Thursday. “The rulers of the WhiteContinue Reading