guardian.com: NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails 2014-04-02 US intelligence chiefs have confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a "back door" in surveillance law to perform warrantless searches on Americans’ communications.
Press TV: UN human rights experts slam Egypt court rulings 2014-04-02 UN human rights experts slam Egypt over recent court rulings against anti-government protesters.
Aljazeera.com: Activist group says Syria war killed 150000 2014-04-02 The activist group said on Tuesday it had documented 150,344 deaths in the conflict that started with peaceful protesters demanding the ousting of President Bashar Assad's government. | Among those tallied by the independent group is 7,985 children who were killed in the crossfire between armed rebels and army, in violence that has involved alleged chemical weapons and barrel bombs used by Assad's forces.
Al Jazeera IT: Sergei Khrushchev: Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 1 2014-03-21In order to understand the conflict in Crimea, one has to know the history of the peninsula.
Press TV: Brzezinski mapped out the battle for Ukraine in 1997 2014-03-17 The battle for Ukraine is all about maintaining the US position as the world's sole superpower.
The People's Voice: Washington's Dirty War on Venezuela 2014-03-17 Throughout his tenure, Obama plotted one lawless regime change scheme after another. How many are too many? | What new ones does he plan? How many more wars will he wage? How much more carnage will follow? | How much more death, destruction and unspeakable human misery? How much more violence and instability? | How much longer will nations for peace and security put up with US lawlessness? Resisting it is a global imperative.
CounterPunch: WikiLeaks, Ukraine and NATO 2014-03-14Is the Russian occupation of the Crimea a case of aggressive expansionism by Moscow or aimed at at blocking a scheme by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to roll right up to the Russia’s western border?
CounterPunch: The Dark Side of the Ukraine Revolt 2014-03-04While most of the Western media describes the current crisis in the Ukraine as a confrontation between authoritarianism and democracy, many of the shock troops who have manned barricades in Kiev and the western city of Lviv these past months represent a dark page in the country's history and have little interest in either democracy or the liberalism of Western Europe and the United States.
nytimes.com: Ukraine Turns to Its Oligarchs for Political Help 2014-03-03 As tensions rose on the streets of the Russian-speaking eastern portion of Ukraine, the response of the new government in the capital on Sunday was not to send troops, but to send rich people.
Scoop.co.nz: Tom Hayden on the crisis in Venezuela 2014-03-03 It's difficult to grasp the facts behind the murky fog of Venezuelan crisis. Based more or less on intuitions, but also credible documents, some blame most of the crisis on the CIA. Some national security types, abhorring populism, claim that the Venezuela...
The Guardian: Can Greenwald's digital magazine Intercept help to reinvent journalism? 2014-03-03 $contributor.defaultByline: Founder plans non-hierarchical newsroom and wants to build First Look Media on collaboration.