Category: War and Peace

Jamie Stern-Weiner: ‘Double tapping’ in Gaza

Physicians for Human Rights-Israel’s just-published report on Operation Protective Edge adopts a cautious and professional tone but describes the stuff of nightmares

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Belen Fernandez: Time for another Israeli war on Lebanon?

Israel’s airstrike that killed Hezbollah and Iranian commanders in Syria on Sunday could be a highly risky pre-election gambit

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Matt Taibbi: ‘American Sniper’ Is Almost Too Dumb to Criticize

We’re ready to be entertained by stories about how hard it was for our guys. And it might have been. But that’s not the whole story and never will be

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Neve Gordon: Drones and the new ethics of war

Drones are a technological solution for the inability of politicians to mobilize support for war

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David Swanson: Distrust But Verify

What the U.S. government does openly is many times worse than anything it can be doing secretly, and yet the secrets fascinate us

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Tom Engelhardt: More and War

The Tao of Washington

C. Douglas Lummis: The Bus to Henoko

Riot Police and Okinawan Citizens Face-off over New Marine Base

Peter Maass: How Clint Eastwood Ignores History in ‘American Sniper’

Just a few pages into “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle used an epithet to describe the Arabs on the wrong side of his gun scope. “A lot of people, myself included, called the enemy ‘savages,’” he wrote. “I only wish I had killed more. Not for bragging rights, but because I believe the world is a Read more…

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Tariq Ali: World Wars & Historic Memory, Part 1 & 2

A lecture about the truth of World War One, the “bad war” the “wrong war”. He discusses the rise of the working class and Socialism, and the militarisation of Germany in an attempt to compete with the colonial empires

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Nick Turse: The Golden Age of Black Ops

Special Ops Missions Already in 105 Countries in 2015

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