Category: War and Peace

Patrick Cockburn: The world’s lack of outrage

Civillians in the city faced a Catch-22: told by US-led Coalition forces to get away from Isis positions before they were shelled; yet threatened with execution by Isis if they tried to escape

Kathy Kelly: At Every Door

I come and stand at every door But none shall hear my silent tread I knock and yet remain unseen”                             -Nazim Hikmet On July 18, 2017, at a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing focused on “The Four Famines: Root Causes and a Multilateral Action Plan,” Republican Senator Todd Young, a former Marine, asked Read more…

Tom Engelhardt: Empire of Destruction

Precision Warfare? Don’t Make Me Laugh

Vijay Prashad: The post-IS proxy war

The defeat of the Islamic State is inevitable. But the next conflict has already begun, with Iran in the gunsights of U.S.

Vijay Prashad: Times Beats War Drums

Discussing the New York Times article, ‘Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. ‘Handed the Country Over”

Patrick Cockburn: More than just revenge

Why Isis fighters are being thrown off buildings in Mosul

Juan Cole: Fooling Trump?

Did UAE plant Fake News about Qatar to Fool Trump?

Ray McGovern: Moral Corrosion of Drone Warfare

Required by court order to appear before a judge in Syracuse, New York, on July 12, some out-of-towners had already arrived there when the court granted the prosecution’s last-minute request for more time to prepare its case against us, the Jerry Berrigan Brigade, for our nonviolent witness against drone warfare on Jan. 28, 2016. A trial Read more…

Noam Chomsky: Finding Common Ground

The Left needs to “find common ground” with Evangelical Christians

William Astore: Preparing for Doomsday

A Shelter-in-Place Mentality Is the New American Normal

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