Tortured for Testimony: Anarchists Get Solitary Confinement for Not Snitching

April 9, 2013 in News

YouTube | In September 2012, KteeO and her colleague, Matthew Duran, were imprisoned and sent to solitary confinement at Seattle Federal Detention Center for refusing to testify in front of a grand jury. They weren’t being tried for any crime…

ACLU: Shocking Video from Maine Prison Shows a Restrained Prisoner Being Tortured with Pepper Spray

April 5, 2013 in News

ACLU | “You’re never going to win… Bottom line is the house wins every time.” That’s what Maine Correctional Center Captain Shawn Welch said to a prisoner who was strapped into a restraint chair, his face coated with pepper spray and his legs…

Col. James Steele: The Butcher of Latin America

April 4, 2013 in TOR TV

TOR TV | Guatemalan dictators and death squads answered to Col. James Steele and the CIA | Cele Castillo exposes Col. James Steele and the connections between Vietnam, death squads in Central America and torture in Iraq.

John Brennan’s Grad School Master’s Thesis: “Absolute human rights do not exist”

March 19, 2013 in News

WhoWhatWhy | “Certain violations [of human rights] may be necessary in order to insure against violence and instability,” Brennan wrote in his master’s thesis. “Human rights, therefore, does [sic] not take precedence over all other political goals.”

9/11 Narrative Continues to Implode: CIA’s Tortured Confession of Abu Zubaydah Now Officially Worthless

March 15, 2013 in News

Kevin Ryan | The main source of the Commission’s report, Abu Zoubeida, whose confessions were extracted under torture, is now officially considered worthless. And the CIA agent who arrested and interrogated Zoubeida has admitted he invented everything.

Death Squads in Afghanistan: Karzai Government Expels U.S. Special Forces Accused of Torture, Murder, and Training Clandestine Militias

February 26, 2013 in News

Glenn Greenwald | Is the US maintaining death squads and torture militias in Afghanistan? Afghan President Hamid Karzai and local residents insist that the answer is yes.

DOD Doling Out $3 Million For Smartphone Peripheral That Captures Biometric Data

February 13, 2013 in News

Wired | In a few years, the soldier, marine or special operator out on patrol might be able to record the facial features or iris signature of a suspicious person all from his or her smartphone — and at a distance, too. The Defense Department…

Report: At Least 54 Countries Provided “Covert Support” for CIA to Kidnap, Detain, and Torture Suspects

February 7, 2013 in News

Ian Cobain The Guardian February 7, 2013   The full extent of the CIA‘s extraordinary rendition programme has been laid bare with the publication of a report showing there is [...]

Presumptive CIA Head John Brennan: Human Rights Denier, Torture Advocate, and Obama’s Drone Hitman

February 7, 2013 in News

Matt Bewig AllGov February 7, 2013   Four years have made quite a difference for John Brennan. In late 2008, the 25-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was [...]

Beer and Circuses for the Zombie Republic: Today’s Patriotic Super Bowl as Indoctrination Ritual

February 1, 2013 in News

Philip Giraldi | Sports items do not often appear on Antiwar.com but I think that this year we Americans have an opportunity to show the world just how patriotic we are by combining the world’s greatest sporting event with some serious fun…