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    A world of multiple detonators of global wars

    James Petras | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    WE FACE a world of multiple wars some leading to direct global power conflagrations and others that begin as regional conflicts but quickly spread to...

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    Reviving nuclear disarmament movement

    Lawrence Wittner | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    IN LATE November 2018, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned public intellectual, remarked that ‘humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war.’....

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    Facts must be respected, even in Syria!

    Kristin Helberg  | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    HOW often have you heard it said that truth is the first victim of war? And that — in the Syrian conflict for example —...

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    ‘No’ to NATO, ‘no’ to Bases, ‘no’ to wars

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    AS I head over to Ireland for a conference on closing US and NATO military bases around the world — and at which some of...

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    Deaths underestimated by 5 to 1

    Nicolas Davies | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    AN NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in Yemen has acknowledged that it has underestimated the casualties in the three-year-old conflict by at least...

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    The war on terror is the reign of terror

    Mary Troy Johnston | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2018

    SO, DOES an accidental killing lead to dismemberment of the body and hiding of all the evidence and waiting days before admitting to the killing?...

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    There is no ‘proxy war’ in Yemen

    Rannie Amiri | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    THOSE in the western media too busy to be bothered trying to understand the complexities, intricacies and nuances of the Middle East often resort to...

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    Humanitarian bombs

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    ONE should not sell bombs to a government that abuses human rights, which means murders a man without using one of the bombs....

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    A war of minds: beyond 2001-18

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    THE column published 17 years ago this week reported on the start of the United States’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan....

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    Whose legitimacy is the right legitimacy?

    Catherine Shakdam | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    EARLIER this September UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths reaffirmed what he sees as his foremost mandate: ‘to begin the difficult and uncertain journey away...