In May 2009, Petras sampled from McChrystal’s CV. The general had played a central role in directing units involved in “extrajudicial assassinations, system
Americans need to send a sarcastic thank you to the Pentagon for their gifts of unwarranted war propaganda. Whether you are an anti-war activist or a pro-Afghan
As American commanders meet this week for the Afghanistan review, Obama is hiring military contractors at a rate that would make Bush blush..
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 14: General Barry McCaffrey (R), U.S. Army, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol November 14, 2007 in Washington, DC. The p
Shum Khan, a man both deaf and unable to speak, lived in the remote border hamlet of Malekshay, 7,000ft up in the mountains. When a heavily armed squad from the
The Human Terrain System, a program which embeds social scientists with brigades in Iraq and Afghanistan, is billed as a mechanism for improving the U.S. milita
" ... It takes more than direct political donations and revolving door lobbyists to gin up public support for foolish wars. So defense contractors contribute to
In July 2005 the U.S. Army initiated a $20 million counterinsurgency program called the Human Terrain System (HTS). The program consists of five-person "human t