Senator Rand Paul: 16 years on, it’s past time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan

The Trump administration is increasing the number of troops in Afghanistan and, by doing so, keeping us involved even longer in a 16-year-old war that has long since gone past its time. The mission in Afghanistan has lost its purpose, Continue reading Senator Rand Paul: 16 years on, it’s past time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan

CIA Torture Psychologists To Stand Trial For Non-Consensual Human Experimentation

A federal lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA torture program cleared the final legal hurdle before a scheduled trial, a first for a case involving CIA torture. The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Continue reading CIA Torture Psychologists To Stand Trial For Non-Consensual Human Experimentation

CIA Torture Psychologists Compare Themselves to Nazi Poison Gas Manufacturer as Defense | American Civil Liberties Union

As the recently departed White House press secretary demonstrated earlier this year, making comparisons to the Nazi regime’s murderous use of poison gas is rarely a good idea. That’s one reason it was so surprising that ahead of a crucial court Continue reading CIA Torture Psychologists Compare Themselves to Nazi Poison Gas Manufacturer as Defense | American Civil Liberties Union

Surgical Strike Against North Korea Too Risky: Regime Change More Viable

North Korea’s July 4 launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that could hit American soil has renewed talk of military intervention, with the notion of a surgical strike on Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal once again gaining resonance. But an effective limited Continue reading Surgical Strike Against North Korea Too Risky: Regime Change More Viable

Declassified Documents 64 Years Later: Iranian Coup Was Over Oil | Foreign Policy

Declassified documents released last week shed light on the Central Intelligence Agency’s central role in the 1953 coup that brought down Iranian Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh, fueling a surge of nationalism which culminated in the 1979 Iranian Revolution and poisoning U.S.-Iran relations Continue reading Declassified Documents 64 Years Later: Iranian Coup Was Over Oil | Foreign Policy