Stories by Alex Kane

Alex Kane is former World editor at AlterNet. His work has appeared in Mondoweiss, Salon, VICE, the Los Angeles Review of Books and more. Follow him on Twitter @alexbkane. subscribe to Alex Kane's feed

Posted on: Jul 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A proposed media law is the latest sign that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's war on the press is not letting up.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The crackdown on funding for Palestinian cultural institutions is the latest move to marginalize Palestinian citizens.

Posted on: May 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why are these Western leaders backing Sisi's brutal rule?

Posted on: May 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

They're are striking contracts with the Department of Defense to supply missiles, helicopters and fighter jets.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The powerful Saudi regime has long meddled in Yemen.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Stoking Americans’ fear of the group is not about to stop.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

World polling is unanimous on this point: The US is behind an arc of violence stretching from Latin America to the Middle East.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Bringing the “war on terror” to America’s citizenship laws.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Poachers are slaughtering elephants by the tens of thousands, but the NRA is more worried about American gun collectors.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These nations have taken a page from post-9/11 America's playbook.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Bush officials' lies about CIA torture will haunt us in years to come, says filmmaker Alex Gibney.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The candidates will be flooded with money from these pro-Israel extremists.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Justice Dept's latest campaign to “counter violent extremism” is more post-9/11 madness.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The government and mainstream media's definition of terrorism is very convenient.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is being played out in Tinseltown, with stars joining on opposite sides of the issue.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Clinton’s ideas may be out of touch with the American people, but she wants to appeal to the Democratic establishment.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Militarized weaponry is being used to trample constitutional rights.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sales of all those military grade weapons are making people rich.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Islamic extremist fighters captured U.S.-made Humvees and tanks from a crumbling Iraqi Army.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

An embarrassing fact: the Islamic State's rise has been fueled by cash from citizens of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Pummeling Gaza is a sick form of 'product demonstration' for Israel on a civilian population.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

USAID used an HIV prevention program to try to undermine the Cuban government.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Gaza is reeling.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Democrats and Republicans alike have fallen over themselves to support Israel’s attack.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The worsening of life for people in Gaza is a deliberate goal of the Israeli military.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You wouldn't believe how ignorant these celebrity rants are.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The government entraps people into talking about terrorism in order to arrest them.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: Mondoweiss

The Palestinians had fled their homes following Israeli messages to do so.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The growing number of stars speaking out signals that mainstream American opinion is shifting on Israel.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Israel is using American weapons and money to pound Gaza.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: Mondoweiss

In total so far, 231 Palestinians–most of them civilians–have been killed by Israel. One Israeli has been killed by rocket fire.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The global arms race knows no boundaries.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Post-9/11 surveillance is out of control.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The consequences are measured in lives, limbs and cash.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Corporate media absolves the U.S. of blame for the bloody crisis in Iraq.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Teenager Tariq Abu Khdeir is the latest American to experience Israel's cruel tactics.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The disappearance of three Israeli youths lead to the largest Israeli army operation in the occupied West Bank in years.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The militarization of police is harming civil liberties, impacting children, and transforming neighborhoods into war zones.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Justice Department memo attempts to rationalize the unthinkable.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

U.S. military aid goes to wildly abusive regimes.