US Accuses Syria of More Chemical Attacks Just as Chemical Weapons Narrative Crumbles

You may be certain that Syria remains a geo-strategically crucial location for the U.S. empire because its keeps working to manufacture consent for interventionism there, writes Caitlin Johnstone.  By Caitlin Johnstone The Institute for Public Accuracy published a report Tuesday about the…Read more →

Sweden Reopens 9-Year Old Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange; Seeks His Extradition

The Swedish prosecuting authority announced at a Stockholm press conference Monday that Sweden would seek Assange’s extradition from Britain to face investigation on a nearly decade-old allegation of sexual assault.  Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecution, Eva-Marie Persson, said Monday…Read more →

US Executive Power and the ‘State of Exception’

After decades of global integration, Dan Steinbock sees imperial presidential policies based on “national security interests” producing majestic mistakes. How Carl Schmitt Took Over the White House By Dan Steinbock Special to Consortium News             As the controversial German jurist Carl Schmitt…Read more →