Category: Critiquing US Foreign Policy

Policy, Regulations and Culture

Vieques: 10 years after U.S. bombing ends, struggle for justice in Puerto Rico continues

By | 10/02/2013

By Helen Jaccard and David Swanson Originally published in the September 2013 issue of On Watch, the MLTF quarterly newsletter. Ten years ago May 1, the people of Vieques, Puerto Rico, and their supporters defeated the most powerful military machine ever, through…Read More »

Verdict in Manning Case Slow Death for Democracy

By | 07/30/2013

Op-Ed for MLTF [Update]: In a public statement issued on 8/22/13, Pvt. Manning disclosed that her name is now Chelsea Manning, and that she is a female. Going forward, we will honor her request to use her new name and appropriate pronouns, in support…Read More »

Bradley Manning’s Legal Duty to Expose War Crimes

By | 06/09/2013

News Analysis by Marjorie Cohn Originally published at Truthout The court-martial of Bradley Manning, the most significant whistleblower case since Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers, has begun. Although Manning pled guilty earlier this year to 10 offenses that will garner him…Read More »