November 13, 2016

After weeks of meetings between the Colombian government and domestic critics of the deal, including Mr Uribe, the government presented 500 proposed modifications to FARC representatives in Havana, where the peace negotiations have been taking place.

U.S. Forces May Have Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan, Prosecutor Says

November 14, 2016

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday that she had a “reasonable basis to believe” that American soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan, including torture.

Obama confronts refugee crisis on his final trip to Europe

November 14, 2016

President Obama will touch down in Greece today before journeying to Germany, hoping to bring attention to Greece’s role at the frontline of the refugee crisis and to the role the other European Union countries in accepting refugees.

Australia’s Refugee Deal may be Scuppered by Trump, US Expert Warns

November 14, 2016

Donald Trump is likely to tear up Australia’s refugee resettlement deal with the United States unless the US gets something significant in return, an American immigration expert, Niels Frenzen, the director of the immigration clinic at the University of Southern California school of law, has warned.

Climate Advocate: Trump’s Racist, Anti-Science Worldview Will Make 1 in 30 People Worldwide Refugees

November 15, 2016

“One in 30 people will be displaced from their homes … unless we take action on climate change now,” says Asad Rehman of Friends of the Earth International. He discusses President-elect Donald Trump’s meeting with Brexit supporter Nigel Farage and notes that leaving would likely lower environmental standards in Britain.

Donald Trump May Select an Architect of Bush’s Torture Program to Run CIA

November 11, 2016

Donald Trump select Jose Rodriguez, one of the primary architects of the George W. Bush torture program, to run the Central Intelligence Agency, according to a law firm with close ties to Trump. Rodriguez, the former director of the National Clandestine Service, helped developed the CIA black sites, secret prisons operated in foreign countries where interrogators used a range of torture tactics.

Veterans Against the War: 11 Perspectives on Ending US Imperialism

November 11, 2016
This year on Veteran’s Day, Truth-out highlighted the perspectives of 11 US Veterans against war and US Imperialism. “I challenge the idea that war is inevitable, or that abuse is inevitable,” said Sabrina Bosques, Navy Veteran who fought during the Kosovo Conflict in 1999.