Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘true facts’

Taliban: A Terrorist Group, Not A Political Party

Taliban: A Terrorist Group, Not A Political Party

How ironic, of all people in the world, Vladimir Lenin, the Russian revolutionary defined the goal of terrorism succinctly. Lenin said: “the purpose of terrorism is to terrorize.” A century has unfolded since Lenin’s practical conclusion. In modern era, America witnessed the act of domestic terrorism by Timothy McVeigh, a United States Army veteran also […]

Who Cares About The Iranian People?

Who Cares About The Iranian People?

The world countries are competing with each other in imposing new financial sanctions against Iran. While the Iranian people still hasn’t forgotten the bitter memory of 8-year war with the Baathist Iraq which was masterminded and fostered by the United States and its European allies, new rounds of crippling sanctions directed against the most strategic […]

Welcome To Post-Legal America

Welcome To Post-Legal America

Tom Engelhardt, who writes the Nation Institute’s TomDispatch.com. column says he thinks the dumbest question of the 21st Century is: “Is it Legal?” Tom begins with a litany of some of the related questions raised recently: “Is the Libyan war legal?  Was Bin Laden’s killing legal?  Is it legal for the president of the United States […]

Women In The Arab Spring

Women In The Arab Spring

Since the beginning of the Arab Spring – starting with the unrest in Tunisia in early January – questions have been raised about the role of women in the uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. Photography of demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square reveals the presence of women of all ages. The same appears […]

High-Value Detainee’s Eye Surgically Removed While He Was In CIA Custody

High-Value Detainee’s Eye Surgically Removed While He Was In CIA Custody

This report was written by Jason Leopold and originally published at Truthout.org. Click here to listen to Jason Leopold discuss this investigative story on The Peter B. Collins show. Shortly after he was captured in March 2002 at a safe house in Faisalabad, Pakistan, following an early morning raid jointly conducted by the CIA, FBI, […]

The Definitive Guantanamo Prisoner List: Updated for 2011, With New Information and Photos from WikiLeaks

The Definitive Guantanamo Prisoner List: Updated for 2011, With New Information and Photos from WikiLeaks

Since I began my quest to discover the stories of the Guantánamo prisoners, and to bring those stories to the world, which I first embarked upon over five years ago, I have endeavoured to make that information as accessible as possible. A major step in achieving this took place in March 2009, when I first […]

Syrian Security Forces “Killing And Torturing Their Own People”

Syrian Security Forces “Killing And Torturing Their Own People”

Amid the anger that has erupted in Syria following the publication of images of the battered face of 13-year-old Hamza al-Khateeb, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a chilling new report detailing the brutality of Syrian security forces in the Syrian city of Daraa. “For more than two months now, Syrian security forces have been […]

Memorial Day 2011: Two Names That Matter

Memorial Day 2011: Two Names That Matter

Unless you were in a coma the past few years, you probably know who Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton are. You heard about them on radio, saw them on television. You read about them in newspapers and magazines, on Facebook, Twitter, and every social medium known to mankind. Because of extensive media coverage, […]

WikiLeaks And The 14 Missing Guantanamo Files

WikiLeaks And The 14 Missing Guantanamo Files

In the classified US military files recently released by WikiLeaks, and identified as Detainee Assessment Briefs (DABs), files relating to 765 of the 779 prisoners held at the prison since it opened on January 11, 2002 have been released. The other 14 files are missing, and this article addresses who these prisoners are and why […]

Suleiman: Mubarak Knew Of Killings

Suleiman: Mubarak Knew Of Killings

The man who was Hosni Mubarak’s Vice President and Egypt’s top spy is telling prosecutors that the aging dictator was aware that his security services were firing at peaceful protestors during the January 25 uprisings in Tahrir Square and elsewhere. Testimony by Omar Suleiman could constitute key evidence against Mubarak, who will be tried for […]

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