The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa

Nick Turse General Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy.  “I would just say, they are on the ground.  They are trying to influence the action,” commented the chief of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) at a Pentagon press briefing in March, when asked about Russian military personnel operating in North Africa.  “We watch what they do…

Trump’s Unconstitutional Assault on the Judiciary

Robert Reich One way dictators take over democracies is by threatening the independence of a nation’s courts. Donald Trump is doing just this.  Connect the following dots: 1. In January, Trump blasted a federal judge for staying his travel ban. “The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is…

Trump Will Let Pentagon Decide Troop Levels

(ANTIWAR) Ongoing efforts by President Trump to delegate more and more of his war-making powers directly to the military leadership took a major new step on April 20, when he signed a classified memo delegating all decision-making on US troop levels in the global war against ISIS to Defense Secretary James Mattis. Mattis has subsequently ordered…

Trump’s New World Order

By Melissa Dykes The new boss is starting to look a bit like the old bosses…While you are fighting with your neighbor about nonsense, one… Source: Activist Post | Trump’s New World Order {*** END ***}

Who’s in Trump’s Head?

(ANTIMEDIA) At the end of last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said arresting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is now a “priority.” Not long after, CNN reported that authorities have prepared charges against Assange, who is currently seeking refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Donald Trump’s response to these recent developments was “It’s OK…