Mastodon

War

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…

“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…

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…

Why a Freedom Fighter Was Killed to Fit Saudi Arabia’s Hawkish Narrative

Human Wrongs Watch By Catherine Shakdam* 3 January 2016 (RT) – Set up as a modern Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr’s death needs to be seen as a harbinger of war – a ploy that would allow…

Disunity, the Hallmark of European Union Foreign Policy

Human Wrongs Watch By Emma Bonino* ROME, 1 January 2016  (IPS) – The appalling crisis ravaging the Middle East and striking terror around the world is a clear challenge to the West, but responses are uncoordinated. This is due on…

The Nigerian – Biafran War: What Do You Know?

 The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Nigerian–Biafran War, 6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970, was a political conflict caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra. The conflict…

COP21 – war and peace

Par Ben Cramer. An argu­ment can be made that COP21 must address the sub­ject of war and peace as an eco­log­i­cal issue. Because secrecy veils the true num­bers, it is dif­fi­cult to accu­rately deter­mine the amount of atmos­pheric pol­lu­tion caused by…

A Culture of Peace Is the Best Alternative to Terrorism

 As the culture of war, which has dominated human civilization for 5,000 years, begins to crumble, its contradictions become more evident. This is especially so in the matter of terrorism. By David Adams, World Beyond War http://worldbeyondwar.org/a-culture-of-peace-is-the-best-alternative-to-terrorism/ What is terrorism?…

Reject plan to continue war on Afghanistan

“The U.S. and NATO occupy my country under the name of all the beautiful banners of democracy, women’s rights, human rights. And for this long time, they shed the blood of our people under the name of the war on…

Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will regime change in Syria further destabilize war-torn nation?

By Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first formal meeting in two years on Monday in New York to discuss Syria and Ukraine. During the 90-minute meeting, Obama and Putin agreed…

1 14 15 16 17 18 20