Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah targeted by US strike in Afghanistan

Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah targeted by US strike in Afghanistan

There are unconfirmed reports that Mullah Fazlullah – the commander of the Pakistan Taliban – has been killed in a US air strike in Afghanistan. Fazlullah’s men shot the schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan in 2012. He was also behind the 2014 massacre in the Pakistani city of Peshawar that killed more than 130 schoolchildren. […]

Donald Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

Donald Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

On Friday night, President Trump ordered the U.S. military to conduct a bombing attack against the government of Syria without congressional authorization. How can this be constitutional, given the fact that Article I, Section 8 of America’s founding document declares that “The Congress shall have Power … To declare War”? The deeply bizarre and alarming answer is […]

Tom ‘two-dinners’ Watson joins Guantanamo solidarity hunger strike

Tom ‘two-dinners’ Watson joins Guantanamo solidarity hunger strike

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 11:45 Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has gone on a hunger strike in solidarity with prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. Watson will go without food and will drink only water as he protests against the treatment of Ahmed Rabbani and Khalid Qasim in the US-controlled prison in Cuba. According to reports, […]