Peace and Security
July 10, 2009 -
The Southern Poverty Law Center has called on Congress to investigate growing evidence that racist extremists are infiltrating the U.S. military and to ensure the armed services aren't inadvertently training future terrorists.
July 7, 2009 -
A federal appeals court ruling in a lawsuit involving a severely brain-damaged U.S. soldier will make it more difficult to sue military contractors for actions on the battlefield.
June 29, 2009 -
Before the torture debates about Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, there was the School of Americas -- a U.S.
June 28, 2009 -
At least two leaders of the coup launched in Honduras on June 28 were apparently trained at a controversial Department of Defense school based at Fort Benning, Georgia infamous for producing graduates linked to torture, death squads and other human rights abuses.
June 16, 2009 -
With federal authorities now investigating the recent assassination of Dr.
June 15, 2009 -
Around the United States today, there are 44 coal ash waste di