The world faces the prospect of major war, but the truth is turned upside down and inside out by journalists, including those who promoted the lies that led to the Iraq bloodbath.
Few can doubt that should the US get their hands on Assange, a similar fate awaits him for revealing US war crimes as that of Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning.
ISIS is the progeny of those in Washington and London who, in destroying Iraq as both a state and a society, conspired to commit an epic crime against humanity.
The attack on Gaza was an attack on all of us. The siege of Gaza is a siege of all of us. Denial of justice to Palestinians is a symptom of much of humanity under siege.
The US is threatening to take the world to war. With eastern Europe and the Balkans now military outposts of Nato, the last 'buffer state' bordering Russia – Ukraine – is being torn apart.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the US has ringed Russia with military bases, nuclear warplanes and missiles as part of its Nato enlargement project
In an arc extending from Australia to Japan and beyond, China will soon be ringed by US missiles and nuclear-weapons.
Today liberal democracy is being replaced by a system in which people are accountable to a corporate state - not the other way round as it should be, says John Pilger