Tag: Afghanistan war

Congress: Crush the Slush Fund

By Judith LeBlanc, Field Director,Peace Action The Pentagon is ready to use a “slush fund” to do an end run on budget cuts. They will take some of the money for wars called the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account. And it is not the first time. This year Congress agreed […]

General Caldwell and one of his psy ops targets. (photo courtesy of Rolling Stone via AP)

Psy ops on senators

Michael Hastings, the reporter famous for bringing down General McChrystal, is back in Rolling Stone with another explosive story. Hastings exposes “another runaway general” (there seem to be too many of these) who instructed soldiers in a “psychological operations” team to manipulate key visitors, including US senators, into […]