Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army whistleblower sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking more than 700,000 classified U.S. State Department and military documents in 2010 regarding the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, is coming home.
Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, America's War on Terror has expanded drastically, and with it, the interpretation of the Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF), which gave the president the initial power to mobilize US Armed Forces against those responsible. Yet, America is no closer to ending that open-ended war than when it began, and its endless state is prompting serious questions about the legality of the recent initiatives waged against ISIS, and whether safeguards are in place to prevent a single person—President Obama or his successors—from committing America to perpetual warfare.
"It is not the refugee outflows that cause terrorism, it is terrorism, tyranny and war that create refugees."
Journalism? Rebel comedy? Simply Oliver’s own witty charm, good looks and simple observations? All of the above!? Pure magic.
The soldiers are among 40 who died in Iraq and Afghanistan memorialized in the new book.
Among those to begin using the VR software is the Phobia and Trauma Clinic at Hofstra University’s Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center.
"Hastings will be remembered for his fearless, award-winning journalism and relentless pursuit of the truth."