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'You Failed to Break the Spirit of Bradley Manning': An Open Letter to President Obama

Norman Solomon | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

You have sought to make an example of Bradley Manning with categorical condemnation and harsh punishment. You seem not to grasp that he has indeed become an example -- an inspiring example of stellar courage and idealism

Former Clinton Spokesman Slams 'Enemy' Charge Against Manning (VIDEO)

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Nicholas Kralev

The Obama administration's pursuit of an "aiding the enemy" charge against Army Private Bradley Manning for giving classified documents to WikiLeaks...

WATCH: Counterterrorism and the Media

Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Security Forum. For more from the series, click here. DATE: July 20, 2013. TIME: 11:00a – 12...

Despite Assange Claims, U.S. Has No Criminal Case Against Him

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Despite claims by Julian Assange that Washington is plotting to extradite and execute him, U.S. and European governmen...

Andrea Stone

Bin Laden Assassination Complicates U.S. And Pakistan's Diplomatic Dance | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Pakistan has long subscribed to the Claude Rains school of diplomacy. Like the corrupt police chief the actor played in the classic 1...

U.S. Torture Must Be Taken Seriously

Jack Healey | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Jack Healey

When the U.S. calls on Zimbabwe and Burma to open their gates to independent monitors, our government's words hold little weight. All torture undermines American credibility abroad.

Amanda Terkel

Interview With Ousted State Dept. Spokesman P.J. Crowley | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite resigning as State Department spokesman on March 13, P.J. Crowley remains deeply concerned about the effect that deep cuts to th...

Budget Paralysis and the New Middle East

P.J. Crowley | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
P.J. Crowley

Can you be a superpower without a functioning government? Unfortunately, we in the United States may be about to find out.

P.J. Crowley: 'No Regrets' Over Manning Comments That Sparked Resignation

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

Former State Department spokesperson P.J. Crowley said Monday that he felt "no regrets" over the comments that sparked his resignation. Crowley, in...

Why Is It the Truth-Tellers Always Get Canned?

Gary Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Johnson

The truth can be painful. P.J. Crowley spoke the truth, and now he is out of a job. And the President, well, he says he will look into Manning's treatment.

What the Firing of P.J. Crowley Says About Obama and Open Government

Micah Sifry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Micah Sifry

I think I've finally put my finger on what exactly bothers me so much about the forced resignation of P.J. Crowley from his position as State Department spokesman.

Activists Stand Up for Bradley Manning -- and PJ Crowley

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

When we heard that P.J. Crowley had resigned as spokesman for the State Department after criticizing the Pentagon's treatment of suspected whistleblower Army private Bradley Manning, my CODEPINK colleagues and I knew we had to respond.

Obama Gets Pushed Out of His Comfort Zone -- and Pushes Back

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley was forced to resign for his frank comments about the treatment of Bradley Manning. The question is, why would the administration do something so "ridiculous, counterproductive, and stupid"?

P.J. Crowley's Ousting Shows White House Concern Over Inconsistent Messages

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

It's ironic that PJ Crowley went to MIT to talk about the power of new media on foreign policy issues only to find that a blog posting of his remarks ended his career as America's top foreign policy spokesman.

I'm Proud of P.J. Crowley

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Astore

For Crowley's burst of principled honesty on Bradley Manning's mistreatment, the Obama administration cashiered him.

State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley Resigns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

P.J. Crowley resigned as spokesman for the State Department Sunday. According to CNN, Crowley came under pressure from the Obama administration to ste...

Hillary Clinton's Spokesperson: Bradley Manning's Treatment 'Stupid'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hillary Clinton's spokesman has slammed the Pentagon for its "ridiculous" treatment of Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier who is currently detained on ...

Hillary Could Do More to Stay Pharaoh's Hand

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

When Clinton asked the Egyptian government not to crack down on protests and not to disrupt social networking sites, no possible consequence was suggested if they did. When the U.S. really wants something, it suggests consequences.

U.S. Diplomacy Embracing Twitter Amid Global Crises

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The State Department is tightening its embrace of Twitter and other social media as crises grip the Middle East and Haiti, with off...

Changes in Cuba Challenge Obama's Will to Respond and Change Course

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

Barack Obama, who was born more than two years after Castro seized power, might want to rethink America's Cuba policy, now that even Castro is having second thoughts about fundamentals.

US Mocks Venezuela Space Plans

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Friday dismissed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's suggestion that his country wants to set up a space prog...

Falkland Islands Issue May Divide UK And US

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Matthew Hart LONDON, United Kingdom -- The "special relationship" between Britain and the United States has come under scrutiny here recently be...

Gaddafi-Switzerland Row Escalates, US Forced To Apologize To Libya Leader

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. State Department has been drawn into an international dispute between Libya and Switzerland after Muammar Gaddafi demanded an apology for dis...

Afghan Election Runoff Not Affected By Abdullah Abdullah's Call For Boycott: Hillary Clinton

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JERUSALEM — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says Abdullah Abdullah's call for a boycott of next weekend's runoff election in Afghanist...