War

09.11.2016

Now We Can Finally Get to Work

Now We Can Finally Get to Work

Dear Democrats, Are you finding yourselves suddenly a bit doubtful of the wisdom of drone wars? Presidential wars without Congress? Massive investment in new, smaller, “more usable” nuclear weapons? The expansion of bases across Africa and Asia? Are you disturbed by the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Yemen?… »

08.07.2016

Chilcot’s Iraq: the missing piece

Chilcot’s Iraq: the missing piece

The response to a major report on Britain’s role in Iraq needs to grasp how war itself is changing.  By Paul Rogers 7 July 2016 for openDemocracy The Iraq inquiry report, which took seven years to complete and was finally published on 6… »

11.06.2016

Muhammad Ali Wasn’t Against Just War, But Empire

Muhammad Ali Wasn’t Against Just War, But Empire

Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine, attended Ali’s funeral in his hometown, Louisville, Kentucky. These are his comments. I really do believe that this funeral is, in so many respects, Muhammad Ali’s last act of resistance, because what he is doing is pushing the country to come together to… »

27.05.2016

Obama in Hiroshima paints a Peace Sign on a bomb

Obama in Hiroshima paints a Peace Sign on a bomb

President Obama went to Hiroshima, did not apologize, did not state the facts of the matter (that there was no justification for the bombings there and in Nagasaki), and did not announce any steps to reverse his pro-nuke policies (building more nukes, putting more nukes in Europe, defying the nonproliferation… »

19.05.2016

United States wants war with Russia

United States wants war with Russia

After provoking Russia for decades, the United States government has apparently concluded that the Russians are all saints and decided to escalate the provocations with confidence that nothing will go wrong, or go nuclear. Either that or the U.S. government truly wants World War III. By David Swanson,… »

17.05.2016

Noam Chomsky: Climate Change & Nuclear Proliferation Pose the Worst Threat Ever Faced by Humans

Noam Chomsky: Climate Change & Nuclear Proliferation Pose the Worst Threat Ever Faced by Humans

President Obama has just passed a little-noticed milestone, according to The New York Times: Obama has now been at war longer than any president in U.S. history—longer than George W. Bush, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Obama has taken military action in at least seven countries: Iraq,… »

16.05.2016

Breaking news: ‘There Is no migrant crisis’

Breaking news: ‘There Is no migrant crisis’

In fact, the world is facing ‘a crisis of global injustice caused by war, poverty, and inequality,’ says Global Justice Now by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams Search the Internet for articles on the so-called “migrant crisis,” and half a million results pop… »

11.05.2016

What really happened in China’s Nanking in 1937

What really happened in China’s Nanking in 1937

What really happened in Nanking – Subtitled: The refutation of a common myth Comments on Tanaka Masaaki’s book published by Sakai Shuppan, Inc. Tokyo, in 2000. In the Forward of this publication, Kobori Keiichiro, holding professorial positions at Meisei and Tokyo universities, plainly states in concord with the writer Tanaka… »

25.04.2016

“Horrified”: Seymour Hersh Reacts to Obama’s Plan to Send 250 More U.S. Special Ops Troops to Syria

“Horrified”: Seymour Hersh Reacts to Obama’s Plan to Send 250 More U.S. Special Ops Troops to Syria

President Obama has announced the deployment of 250 more Special Operations troops to Syria in a move that nearly doubles the U.S. presence in the country. This comes just days after the Obama administration announced 217 more troops would be sent to Iraq to help in the fight… »

28.02.2016

Nei­ther war nor state of war

Nei­ther war nor state of war

Pub­li­ca­tion : 15 février 2016 By Ben Cramer for Athena21 France was at war long before the attacks on Novem­ber 13. How­ever, those attacks have greatly served as a pre­text to inten­sify mil­i­tary oper­a­tions. Since the begin­ning of the 21st cen­tury, wars of plun­der… »

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