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10.11.2014 Shamsul Haque Basunia

Military supremacy is harmful to mankind

Military supremacy is harmful to mankind

Super power like USA begins to end its occupation in Afghanistan. Still 9,800 US troops remain in Kabul, 1,500 personnel in Iraq, 16,000 in Indonesia, with 200 ground troops in Pakistan. Military supremacy is harmful to humankind. Like the USA, the then Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1978 and lost … »

02.09.2013 Francesca Borri

Against US airstrike on Syria

Francesca Borri in Aleppo (photo by Alessio Romenzi) We started to cover Syria, it was February 2012, because we believed a red line had been crossed: demonstrations against Assad were being swept away by bullets and mortar fire. But confrontation between the regime and the newborn Free Army, just … »

12.03.2013 Alyn Ware

Nuclear sabre-rattling in North East Asia: Can Godzilla be tamed?

Nuclear sabre-rattling in North East Asia: Can Godzilla be tamed?

Godzilla, a giant monster mutated by nuclear radiation, first appears in a 1954 Japanese science fiction movie by the same name, ravaging Japan in a symbolic warning about the risks of nuclear weapons. For a couple of decades Godzilla was very popular, appearing in more than 28 films as well … »

21.02.2013 PressTV

US Democrats propose bill for political engagement with Iran

US Democrats propose bill for political engagement with Iran

The Democrats in the US House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would demand the government establish a diplomatic envoy to Iran in an attempt to deal with Tehran’s nuclear energy program. A sponsor of the legislation, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), said the government must end its “no contact” … »

13.02.2013 Peace Voice

Getting to know us: A memo to U.S. adversaries

One of the first things you need to know about the U.S. is how difficult it is for us to tolerate ambiguity—especially when untangling our own motives. An example was our second invasion of Iraq. After 9/11 we felt an itch to retaliate against a clear enemy. Because we could … »

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