Stories by Ray McGovern

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Posted on: Jan 15, 2015, Source: Consortium News

Jeffrey Sterling faces felony charges over leaks concerning a risky and convoluted covert op against Iran.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2015, Source: Consortium News

The challenge is to learn from U.S. mistakes after 9/11 and address root causes, not react with another round of mindless violence.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2014, Source: Consortium News

The history of the U.S. government’s deceptions is reason to pause and let a careful investigation uncover the facts in Ukraine.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Pressured by neocons and the mainstream media, Obama's administration is charting a dangerous course.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2014, Source: Consortium News

The U.S. establishment has long behaved like spoiled, destructive children, treating Iraq as if it were some meaningless plaything.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2014, Source: Consortium News

The media should direct its ire at the architects of the disastrous Iraq and Afghan wars who frivolously put many soldiers in harm’s way.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Moscow has been reacting to aggressive moves by Washington to expand NATO to Russia’s border.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2014, Source: Consortium News

Sending armed forces into Crimea was a predictable reaction to attempts to fold Ukraine into the West.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2013, Source: Popular Resistance

"Hidden away in offices of various government departments and intelligence agencies are dozens of people who are very much upset by what our societies are turning into. One of them is you."

Posted on: Dec 13, 2013, Source: Popular Resistance

"Hidden away in offices of various government departments and intelligence agencies are dozens of people who are very much upset by what our societies are turning into. One of them is you."

Posted on: Oct 15, 2013, Source: Consortium News

A former CIA official says that the NSA whistleblower is the embodiment of patriotism.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The former NSA contractor was heralded as a courageous whistleblower by a group of former U.S. intelligence officials during a Moscow ceremony.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The broader framework of the Syrian crisis involves the Israeli-Iranian dispute and the future of regional peace.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The imperative to do something in the face of injustice defines one’s moral place in the universe.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The vow that the U.S. wouldn't torture or execute Snowden is a reminder to the world of how far Washington has strayed from civilized behavior.

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: Consortium News

Obama's record on drone strikes and Guantanamo should produce doubt about the president's resolve to do right.

Posted on: May 17, 2013, Source: Consortium News

We must take grievances about America’s Mideast oppression seriously.

Posted on: May 14, 2013, Source: Consortium News

An emerging humanitarian crisis sparked by a mass hunger strike is drawing only scant attention.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: Consortium News

The State of the Union offers President Obama a high-profile opportunity to finally close the deal with Iran over its nuclear program by accepting the need for U.S. concessions on sanctions.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013, Source: Consortium News

Though false intelligence was at the center of the disastrous Iraq War, CIA Director-to-be John Brennan played fast and loose on Iran’s nuclear program in his Senate testimony.

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