Monday, May 27, 2024

Swarms vs. Swarms

The future great-power battlefield.

Nations halt UNRWA funds amid shocking staff misconduct claims: Gaza’s lifeline at risk

The international community remains divided on the issue, with some nations like Norway and Ireland pledging to continue their support for UNRWA.

Merger mania

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,”...

The right of return: Will Syria’s refugees be able to rebuild their country?

Western media continues to lend legitimacy to the extremists who have rampaged through Syria for 6 years.
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The military-industrial complex: Trump’s ties to Boeing in spotlight amid probes of 737 MAX...

Boeing has such clout in Washington, particularly on the defense side, but also viewed as a major commercial force in its airline business.

Castle Black, the Syrian withdrawal, and the Battle of the Bases

Given Washington’s penchant for Middle Eastern military missions, the likelihood of yet more U.S. bases across the region and talk of several Game of Thrones prequels still to come.

Another troop surge in America’s longest war

100,000 troops couldn't stabilize Afghanistan. What can an extra 5,000 win, besides more casualties?
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Costs of war: After 9/11 attacks, US wars displaced at least 37 million people...

“The U.S. has played a disproportionate role in waging war, in launching war and in perpetuating war over the last 19 years.”

No war in Yemen: Tell Congress to end U.S.-backed Saudi-led war

Tell the Senate to end the war in Yemen once and for all. As a country, let's stand for peace.

The age of anger

As we sleepwalk into the future, the steady deterioration of the ecosystem will ultimately lead to total systems collapse.