Saturday, November 16, 2019

Reflections on “peace” in Afghanistan

When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain...

The living literature of war

“The pain remains.”

Trump-Taliban talks like those with N. Korea – a photo op on the deck...

Trump-Taliban is just for show, like Trump-North Korea. It is like a photo op on the deck of the Titanic as it headed to sea.

US media keep saying Iran is ‘in violation’ of a nuclear agreement the US...

A poorly informed US reader of or listener to such slanted coverage could be forgiven for assuming that Iran was aggressively in breach of an agreement.

Trump’s border wall pulls funding from military base schools and daycares

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles...

America’s rush back to nuclear weapons

Lawrence Wilkerson is the former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. He is current the Distinguished Adjunct Professor of...

Should we feed hungry children, or the war machine?

On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges...

Bernie leads bipartisan effort to end US involvement in Saudi war in Yemen

In a recent letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the armed service committees in the U.S. House and Senate, Sen....

Are Sanders and Warren throwing a lifeline to the military-industrial complex?

Without a genuine commitment to peace and disarmament, the next president will find him- or herself caught in the same bind as Obama and Trump.

Norvergence: Climate change fueled Syria’s civil war

“Until now the main cause of civil war is a wealth of the nation in few men hands but Syria showed us...