Stories by Alex Kane

Alex Kane is former World editor at AlterNet. His work has appeared in Mondoweiss, Salon, VICE, the Los Angeles Review of Books and more. Follow him on Twitter @alexbkane. subscribe to Alex Kane's feed

Posted on: Jul 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The disappearance of three Israeli youths lead to the largest Israeli army operation in the occupied West Bank in years.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The militarization of police is harming civil liberties, impacting children, and transforming neighborhoods into war zones.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Justice Department memo attempts to rationalize the unthinkable.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

U.S. military aid goes to wildly abusive regimes.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The conservative establishment is steeped in ugly, rank Islamophobia.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The NYPD Intelligence Division has transformed into a paramilitary agency that chills speech and activism in the Muslim community.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. has partnered with unsavory allies abroad to torture people accused of terrorism.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to force-feed hunger striking prisoners like the U.S. does at Guantanamo Bay.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Mega-sport tournaments: where fun and games mask violence and plunder.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Special Ops raids and reliance on brutal militias will wreak havoc in Afghanistan for the foreseeable future.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Obama administration is trying to force New York Times journalist James Risen to reveal a source.

Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hundreds of billions of dollars will once again be spent on the U.S. defense budget.

Posted on: May 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The pope's prayer at the separation wall highlighted a barrier that has come to symbolize Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands.

Posted on: May 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The intelligence agency has promised to stop using vaccination campaigns as a front for conducting covert operations. But the damage is done.

Posted on: May 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Boycott Brunei movement fuels ignorance of Islamic law and largely ignores the country's role as a U.S. ally.

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In the post-9/11 world, informants are a major tool law enforcement uses to infiltrate Muslim communities.

Posted on: May 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The deployment of Western military advisers to help battle Boko Haram will only bolster a failed strategy.

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Obama administration's outraged rhetoric over anti-gay legislation masks U.S. military support in those nations.

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

For the first time a senior American official acknowledges that Israel could become an apartheid state.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

What's already public is a clear and systematic abuse of power and human rights.