Month: September 2017

How ISIS wives helped their husbands rape Yazidi sex slaves

In Iraq, captured Yazidi women were forced to work as domestic servants for ISIS families — and were regularly raped, with the help of wives.

By Rania Khalek / AlterNet

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Congress’ gargantuan new military spending bill forks over unprecedented sums to Israel and Ukraine

Congress’ new National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes hundreds of millions for Israeli missiles and Ukrainian troops’ medical care, at US taxpayers’ expense.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet

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‘Nizza,’ ‘behatch’: That time CNN’s Jake Tapper casually mocked Black culture for cheap laughs

The former editor for CNN anchor Jake Tapper expressed shock at his “unfunny and racist” gangsta rap parody.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet


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In the field with Yazidi fighters, chilling tales of genocide by ISIS – and more conflict to come

Yazidi fighters are joining the Iraqi-run Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in droves to fight ISIS, and see a new war on the horizon.

By Rania Khalek / AlterNet

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Thirsting for war, CNN’s Jake Tapper turned to strange, shady Syria sources

CNN anchor Jake Tapper promoted 7-year-old girl Bana Alabed and a shady opposition lobbyist as his go-to regime-change talking heads on Syria.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet


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Behind the guise of adversarial journalism, CNN’s Jake Tapper is taking America to war

While posing as Trump’s most dogged critic, CNN anchor Jake Tapper has become the hawkish face and voice of pro-war American regime media.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet


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How Sony, Obama, Seth Rogen and CIA secretly planned to force regime change in North Korea

Leaked emails show how US intelligence agencies and regime-change operatives shaped Hollywood’s Seth Rogen comedy The Interview into a weapon in the long-running American war against North Korea.

By Tim Shorrock / AlterNet


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