Alexandra Zakreski on why women in Turkey have been particularly active in the Taksim Square protests.
Alexandra Zakreski comments on Australia’s forceful condemnation of sexual assault in the military and argues that the US must follow suit.
Alexandra Zakreski discusses the surveillance program Prism and why it’s so problematic.
In the past year there has been an influx of reports on a supposed “rape culture” within the United States military. Female soldiers have come forward in large numbers alleging that they experienced sexual harassment, assault, and even repeated rape at the hands of their male colleagues and superiors.
In a major policy speech on Thursday, May 23, US President Barack Obama introduced several important, yet subtle, changes in the character and course of the American war on terror. The most notable changes came in the form of unmanned drone strike procedures, where lethal drones have been used to target Al-Qaeda operatives in Pakistan Read More…