Friday, May 14, 2021

“The bleeding wound”

Osama bin Laden won (twice)...

The democratic debates need more questions about nuclear war

With the Trump administration unraveling what remains of the U.S. arms control regime, Democratic candidates desperately need to articulate their plans to avert a nuclear crisis.

The Superpower Conundrum

Military power no longer seems to act as it once did on Planet Earth. Under distinctly apocalyptic pressures, something seems to be breaking down, something seems to be fragmenting.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The U.S. military machine has committed egregious war crimes and serves not to democracy or freedom, but corporate profit. We should think before we bow to glorious violence and war.

Libya and Syria: The story of civil war and regime transition

One key manner by which the Libya war has affected Syria has been to move some resistance actors to wage war in the first place.

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.

Eight Americans Killed by CIA Drone Strikes

A U.S. drone strike recently executed eight U.S. citizens without due process. With more than 3,852 casualties in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, why does the Obama administration continue to allow the CIA to operate signature strikes with impunity?

The Costs of War, the Price of Peace

A new report, "Body Count", asserts that up to 1.3 million people have been killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the first 10 years of the so-called war on terror. When will the cost of war be too much even for the people making money off of it?

Back to the future at the Pentagon

Why 2021 looks so much like 1981 — and why that should scare us...