Category: War and Peace

Mehdi Hasan: Five Lies About Iran

Last month, the Trump White House put out a typically Orwellian statement, chock-filled with lies, distortions, and half-truths about Iran and the 2015 nuclear deal

William J. Astore: In Wars and Weapons We Trust

America’s Militarized Profession of Faith

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Richard Falk: Will Trump’s War-Mongering Lead to War with Iran

I think that Iranian diplomacy has so far exhibited composure and resolve, communicating to Washington a determination by Tehran not to be intimidated even by the ‘maximum pressures’ reportedly mounted by Trump

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John Feffer: Trump: Out of the Graveyard and into the Pyre?

Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he’s fueling other wars that will be even more devastating

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Juan Cole: Germany, France Refuse Trump’s Operation against Tehran

The government of Angela Merkel in Germany has rejected participation in the the Trump administration’s naval mission, “Operation Sentinel”

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Nick Turse: Violence Has Spiked in Africa Since Military Founded AFRICOM

The U.S. military has recently conducted 36 named operations and activities in Africa, more than any other region of the world

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Kathy Kelly: An Honorable Course in Iran: End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue

Rather than planning cyberattacks and new means of aggression, the United States should heed calls for dialogue and negotiation

Noah Weisbord: US Leaders Can Now Be Prosecuted for Illegal War

Interview on the legacy of the Nuremberg trials and the ways in which Donald Trump may have already violated international law by engaging in crimes of aggression

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Vijay Prashad: The U.S.-Iran Standoff

The United States has had a sanctions regime in place against Iran for decades, almost since the Iranian Revolution of 1979

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David Swanson: Southeast Asia Was Hit By a Record-Breaking Disaster Called the US

Review of “The United States, Southeast Asia, and Historical Memory,” edited by Mark Pavlick and Caroline Luft

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