Speaking Truth to Empire

Speaking Truth to Empire on KFCF 88.1 FM independently owned and locally operated in Fresno since 1975, Dan Yaseen interviews Junaid S. Ahmad. They discuss recent Pakistani Election and the U. S. Pakistani relations. Junaid is the Director for the Center for Global Studies and Faculty in the School of Advanced Studies at University of Management and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan, and Secretary-General of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST) (Malaysia), a Research read more

Speaking Truth to Empire

On “Speaking Truth to Empire,” on KFCF 88.1 FM, Dan Yaseen interviews Steve Lendman, an author, a progressive blogger and an internet radio host. They will discuss Trump-Putin Summit, Trump’s militarism and belligerence. He writes on vital international and national topics, including war and peace, American imperialism, corporate dominance, political persecutions, and a range of other social, economic and political issues. His website is: www.stephenlendman.org read more

Undermining Trump-Putin summit means promoting war: Peace is a Good Thing, Whoever Manages to Achieve It

By Dave Lindorff

Timing isn’t everything, but in politics it’s important, and the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence for allegedly being behind the supposed hacking of the Democratic National Committee in 2016 in an alleged effort to skew the election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, announced by Mueller “Russiagate” probe overseer and Associate US Attorney General Rod Jay Rosenstein just before President Trump’s planned summit read more

On Purpose, in Kabul

June 26, 2018

Writing this week for the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman called a U.S. Government report on the war in Afghanistan “a chronicle of futility.” “The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction” report says the U.S. spent large sums “in search of quick gains” in regional stabilization – but these instead “exacerbated conflicts, enabled corruption and bolstered support for insurgents.”

“In short,” says Chapman, the U.S. government “made things read more

Speaking Truth to Empire

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Speaking Truth to Empire on KFCF 88.1 FM independently owned and locally operated since 1975 in Fresno, Dan Yaseen interviews Ray McGovern about  “Russiagate” and “FBI?DOJ-gate”. Ray is a veteran CIA officer turned political activist. Ray was a CIA analyst for 27 years, from the administration of John F. Kennedy to that of George H. W. Bush. Ray’s duties included read more

Digging Deeper

Above: Afghan Peace March – Mohammad Omar Lemar

June 5, 2018

Here in Kabul in early June, outside the home of several Afghan Peace Volunteers, a large drilling machine is parked on what was once a lovely garden. To this now muddy patch, workers will soon arrive for another noisy, dusty day of digging for water. The well dried up a week ago. As of today, the household has no water.

Ongoing battles between militants, government forces, and international allies have destroyed much of Kabul’s read more

Scourging Yemen

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by Kathy Kelly
May 21, 2018

On May 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed the UN Security Council and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that Saudi Air Defenses intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles launched from inside Yemeni territory targeting densely populated civilian areas in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. No one was killed, but an earlier attack, on March 26, 2018, killed one Egyptian worker in Riyadh and an April 28 attack killed a Saudi man.

Unlike the unnumbered victims of the Saudis’ read more