Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, government secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Muslim Advocates sued multiple United States government agencies that have refused to produce key information on thousands of Afghan refugees still living in limbo at secretive
MQ-9 Reaper Drone (Photo: United States Air Force) During a hearing on Capitol Hill, General Frank McKenzie, the commander for United States Central Command, contended a drone strike that killed an aid worker and his family in Kabul, Afghanistan, did not occur under any pressure to retaliate. The drone operators
"We knew it was a debacle. Everybody knew. There was a culture of silence to cover it up, and the politicians were never really trying to win the war."
Let's seek out such voices next time a presidential administration moves the United States toward launching a war.
"The truest truism that I’ve come to understand about the nature of war is that war is trauma," Daniel Hale shared with the judge.