Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘Jason Leopold true facts’

Military Officer Exposes Afghanistan “Success” As A Lie

Military Officer Exposes Afghanistan “Success” As A Lie

“Rosy official statements” from top US military brass are misleading the American people into believing our occupation of Afghanistan is yielding solid results toward building a sustainable democracy. Instead, says Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis – who traveled more than 9,000 miles and “talked, traveled and patrolled with troops in Kandahar, Kunar, Ghazni, Khost, Paktika, […]

Journalist Jason Leopold Talks About His FOIA Lawsuit Against FBI, DOJ, CIA

Journalist Jason Leopold Talks About His FOIA Lawsuit Against FBI, DOJ, CIA

It can sometimes take years for a FOIA request to be processed and for a response to come. That’s why in 2007, a provision was put in by Congress mandating that each government agency give an estimated date to those who file a request of when they’ll take action. But it looks like not all […]

Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Sues FBI, CIA, DOJ Claiming FOIA Violations

Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Sues FBI, CIA, DOJ Claiming FOIA Violations

This report was written by Jason Leopold and originally published on Truthout. Over the past year, I’ve filed dozens of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the FBI, CIA, Department of Defense, and other government agencies in hopes of prying loose documents I need to support my investigative reporting efforts on a wide-range of […]

Judith Miller Defends “The Hunted Men Who Brought Growth And Reform” To Egypt

Judith Miller Defends “The Hunted Men Who Brought Growth And Reform” To Egypt

Judith Miller, you may recall, is the Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-New York Times journalist who left the paper after it was discovered that she was Bush-era Vice President Dick Cheney’s “stenographer.” A Times investigation found serious errors in many of her stories about weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the Iraq War. She also […]

Egypt: The Army’s Chess Match?

Egypt: The Army’s Chess Match?

Tensions between long-standing allies Egypt and the US climbed to a new high this week as Egypt’s ruling generals arrested 43 employees of the country’s non-profit non-governmental human rights organizations – including several from the US. But many are suggesting that the US organizations are simply being used as pawns in a larger game — […]

Jason Leopold: Was “Smuggling” Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer To Justify New Guantanamo Inspection Policy?

Jason Leopold: Was “Smuggling” Charge Leveled Against Military Lawyer To Justify New Guantanamo Inspection Policy?

This report was written by investigative reporter Jason Leopold and originally published on Truthout. Early last month, Air Force Capt. Michael Schwartz was summoned into the office of Rear Adm. David Woods, the new commander of Guantanamo, and was accused of “smuggling” into the detention facility an anti-Guantanamo pamphlet that featured the photographs of two […]

The Royal Stall

The Royal Stall

While unarmed civilians die on Bahrain’s streets, the king of the tiny oil-rich nation continues to tell his people he is eager for dialogue and refuses entry to a prominent human rights champion from the U.S. Denied a visa was Richard Sollom, deputy president of the US-Based Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), who was hoping […]

Occupy The Justice System: Jury Nullification

Occupy The Justice System: Jury Nullification

The Occupy movement has been instrumental in not only changing our national conversation on issues such as poverty and massive income inequality, but on shedding an unwavering light on the corporate criminal class too. The movement has these moneyed thugs shaking, and one need look no further for evidence of this than in the violent, […]

Report Sheds Light On Dire Prison Conditions For Youth Offenders Serving Life Sentences

Report Sheds Light On Dire Prison Conditions For Youth Offenders Serving Life Sentences

You probably know that the United States has more people in jail than any other country in the world. The staggering number is 2.3 million. China, which has four times as many people as the US, is a distant second with 1.6 million prisoners. What you may not know is that the US also tops […]

Egypt Security Raids US, German and Egyptian NGOs

Egypt Security Raids US, German and Egyptian NGOs

Seeming to borrow a page from the Hosni Mubarak playbook, Egyptian security forces yesterday raided the offices of two Egyptian, two American and one German non-governmental organization and held their staffs inside these offices while police and prosecutors search their papers and computers. The reason for the raids is still unclear, but it is known […]

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