Category: War and Peace

Juan Cole: Desperate Pakistani Taliban, on the ropes, attack Army School in Peshawar

Peshawar has geopolitical implications and really is the work of persons organized to pressure civilians on policy by routinely blowing them up–the very definition of terrorism

Tom Engelhardt: The Senate Drone Report of 2019

Looking Back on Washington’s War on Terror

Patrick Kennelly: The Unspeakable in Afghanistan

If energies were focused on peacemaking, peacekeeping, and peacebuilding, perhaps people could acknowledge the reality of the situation and create a true transformation of the Afghan state

Tariq Ali: The Destabilization of Pakistan

Interview on the attack in Peshawar

Vijay Prashad: Shami Witness is a thoroughly online creation

Shami Witness was a product of the internet more than of IS – a consumer of information who sought forms of community online that he did not enjoy in life.

Zoltan Grossman: The War at Home Meets the Wars Abroad

Things will not always stay the same, and old patterns do not have to be repeated. If social movements remain brave and unpredictable, they can move mountains

Danny Schechter: Voices From The Ghosts of Vietnam Are Being Heard Again: Which Should We Listen To?

It’s been nearly 40 years since what the American media called “The Fall of Saigon” and the Vietnamese referred to as the Liberation. I saw it then as the Fall of Washington

David Swanson: Intersection of Mistakes With Misdeeds

The problem is not just that we’re paving the planet rather than saving lives. And it’s not just that paving one’s way out of traffic predictably generates more traffic. It’s also that we’re destroying the planet’s climate in the process

David Swanson: Elizabeth Warren Could Use Some Elizabeth Peacen

When a candidate is never asked about a subject, most people simply imagine the candidate shares their own view. This is why it’s important to ask

Immanuel Wallerstein: Loose Cannon

U.S. standing in the Middle East

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