Stories by Ben Norton

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Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

James Mattis has threatened North Korea with the "destruction of its people.”

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's usually a red flag when Glenn Beck and far-right Israeli officials give you the thumbs-up.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"We are very hopeful that there can be a transition in Venezuela," Pompeo said.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Top historians slam NATO for lionizing former Baltic Waffen SS fighters as anti-communist heroes.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2017, Source: The Real News Network

Due to the U.S.-Saudi war and a lack of funds, the U.N. is halting its vaccination program, while thousands of Yemenis die from cholera

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Harris and Nawaz combine the worst of both worlds: the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee views of the far right with the pro-war, imperialist stance of the liberal centrists.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"What is the f**king point of having more Muslims in your society?" Sam Harris asks in a podcast interview.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Star CNN correspondent Clarissa Ward worked with al-Qaeda “media man” Bilal Abdul Kareem to gain access to her “heroes on the ground.”

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Two of the GOP’s most powerful figures gave a PR boost to violent neo-Nazi forces rampaging across Ukraine.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In Syria, the Trump admin. could be hurtling toward a catastrophic war with Iran and Russia.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani acknowledged the U.S. and its allies backed Salafi-jihadists in Syria.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Five Democratic senators joined Republicans in narrowly voting to approve Trump’s arms deal.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The UAE’s man in Washington enjoys a cozy relationship with a top Beltway pundit.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing Venezuelan protesters threaten to lynch and murder journalists Abby Martin and Mike Prysner as the opposition circulates lies.

Posted on: May 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A pointed question and the longest, most uncomfortable pause.

Posted on: May 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Against an unprecedented wave of smears, the socialist Labour leader has bucked the consensus and slashed his opponent's lead.

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A human rights group exposes the bloodbath.

Posted on: May 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The shocking regime change scandal mainstream media refuses to touch.

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As it whitewashing Erdogan, a top DC think tank rakes in money from Turkey and other authoritarian states

Posted on: May 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Red Cross says Gaza is headed for a "systemic collapse" of its infrastructure and economy.