There’s an Urgent Need to Put an End to the Ongoing Yemeni Catastrophe

Two years ago, a coalition of ten Arab countries that was led by Saudi Arabia launched a military aggression against the state of Yemen, while enjoying the active military and political support of the United States. The stated goal of this intervention was to restore the power of the deposed President Mansour Hadi that was …

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In Afghanistan: America’s Longest War will Never be Won

“I’m very, very proud of the people. Another—really, another successful job. We’re very, very proud of our military. Just like we’re proud of the folks in this room, we are so proud of our military. And it was another successful event.” – President Trump’s answer to the question, “Did you authorize that bomb? The US …

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America, China and North Korea Show Off Military Hardware Near the Korean Peninsula

Is it the military-industrial complex version of The Apprentice or a march to war? War may or may not be approaching in North Korea, but what is a certainty is that the region has become a kind of military testing ground where the US, China and North Korea are each demonstrating their military capabilities for …

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Israel and Islamist Militias: A Strange and Recurring Alliance

The recent assertion made by Bashar al-Jaafri, Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, accusing Israel of supporting and assisting the so-called Islamic State in his country’s civil war has raised eyebrows in certain sections of the global media. The Jerusalem Post referred to his comments as a “startling accusation” while the British Daily Mail …

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Trump Sends the World Muddled Messages

The Trump administration’s miscommunication about the whereabouts of a naval strike force that includes the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson underscores the emptiness of the administration’s tough-sounding but vague rhetoric about putting states “on notice” and ending eras of “patience.” The episode with the Vinson — which was sailing south for an exercise with the Australians …

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There’s No Strategy Behind Trump’s Wars — Only Brute Force

Trump’s wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns. These are awesome days for headline writers. So many global settings, such an abundance of weapons, such a wealth of choices! On the morning of April 14, the New York Times led with “A Giant …

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