I've just started reposting here after a nine month absence. Look for some nice changes to the site and regular updates on U.S. intelligence, privatized spying, Korea, Japan and music. My pages section at the top (just below that incredible photo from South Korea in 1960) includes links to much of my work on Korea, Japan, etc., over the years. Meanwhile, follow me on Twitter @TimothyS and read my blog at TheNation.com.
- Labor crackdown in Seoul: Transport Union fights police raid
- Roundup: US militarism in Asia-Pacific, Oct. 19-30, 2015
- Did John Brennan suck as a contractor? The CIA thinks so.
- Abe’s Proxy Army – on Facebook
- New documents out on Stellarwind
- Masters of War – Japanese Version
- PSYCHO-CAPITALISM: A $180 million torture-for-profit industry
- Blackwater: The problem is the outsourcing of war
- The U.S. media will believe anything on North Korea — some perspective from a long-time Asia hand
- No boots on the ground, but plenty of contractors
Category Archives: Katrina/Gulf Coast
I spent the last few days in New Orleans poking around old haunts from my last extended reporting visits there in 2006 and 2007. As usual, I stayed in the French Quarter, which, despite the hard times New Orleans has … Continue reading
From Korea, 1980, to New Orleans, 2005: How I came to be a humanitarian journalist For Chalmers Johnson, a great man who died this weekend. In February 1996, I broke a major story on U.S. foreign policy, reporting for the … Continue reading
The New Orleans Times-Picayune and ProPublica today broke the story of the indictment of a former New Orleans resident charged with federal hate crimes “for his alleged role in a racially motivated shooting of three black men in the days … Continue reading