Stories by Ben Norton

Ben Norton is a reporter for AlterNet's Grayzone Project. You can follow him on Twitter at @BenjaminNorton.  subscribe to Ben Norton's feed

Posted on: Feb 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. is hurtling toward military conflict—with staunch bipartisan support.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2017, Source: The Real News Network

AlterNet's Ben Norton joins The Real News to discuss the catastrophic war in Yemen, and how the Trump admin. is misleadingly blaming Iran

Posted on: Feb 3, 2017, Source: The Real News Network

AlterNet's Ben Norton joins The Real News to discuss how President Trump appears to be reviving a neoconservative dream: war with Iran.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The fighters were vetted by the CIA and enjoyed the backing of neoconservatives in Washington.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Quebec massacre is just the latest in a long string of attacks against Muslims.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The victim was the third member of her Yemeni-American family to be killed by the U.S.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The suspected gunman who massacred Muslims praying in Canada is a far-right internet troll who likes Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and Israel.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump and King Salman planned to create "safe zones" in Syria and Yemen and to address Iran's supposed "destabilizing regional activities."

Posted on: Jan 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"We're at the very beginning stages of a very brutal and bloody conflict," President Trump's chief strategist told a Christian conference in 2014.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The far right is already moving to violently suppress demonstrators—with police complicity.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A new social media project gives historical perspective to Trump's executive order.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Richard Spencer wasn't the only white supremacist to be roughed up this week.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Activists caution the executive order will tear families apart and destroy lives.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Civil rights organizations have loudly condemned the president's newest executive orders.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

ANSWER says media outlets will be prohibited from covering Friday's largest demonstration site.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Amnesty International argues sentence commutation does not absolve the government of its crimes.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The newest Israeli human rights abuses raise severe questions about the country's claim to be a democracy.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Judith Miller says the whistleblower cost American lives. She's one to talk.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The agency's history with the civil rights icon is far more sordid than its MLK Day celebration might suggest.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2017, Source: The Real News Network

AlterNet's Ben Norton joins The Real News to discuss new developments that make it easier for the US to send Syrian rebels dangerous anti-aircraft weapons

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