Rumsfeld Was Not ‘Controversial’

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout. -

When word came down yesterday that former Defense Secretary and brazen orchestrator of mass death Donald Rumsfeld had shuffled loose the mortal coil at age 88, CNN and the other networks began to [...]

ICC Drops Inquiry Into British War Crimes In Iraq

By Robert Inlakesh, Last American Vagabond. -

The International Criminal Court (ICC) decided, on December 9, to abandon its inquiry into war crimes committed by British forces during the Iraq war, despite its investigation having concluded [...]

Day 12: Julian Assange Hearing

By Craig Murray. -

Yet another shocking example of abuse of court procedure unfolded on Wednesday. James Lewis QC for the prosecution had been permitted gratuitously to read to two previous witnesses with zero [...]

‘We Are Many’ Global Virtual Premiere

By Popular Resistance. -

On February 15th, 2003, up to 30 million people, many of whom had never demonstrated before in their lives, came out in nearly 800 cities around the world to protest against the impending Iraq [...]

‘Reducing Troops Not The Same As Ending Wars’

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

The U.S. military's announcement Wednesday that thousands of troops will soon withdraw from Iraq was met with skepticism by peace activists, who were quick to note that a reduction in troop [...]

Love In A Dangerous Time

By Mike Ferner, Counterpunch. -

A profusion of anonymous axioms and memes floods social media these days but one remains my very favorite: “It’s like we’ve all been sent to our room to think about what we did.” My friends, if [...]

The Iraq Death Toll 15 Years After US Invasion: More Than 2 Million

By Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J S Davies, Common Dreams -

March 19 marks 15 years since the U.S.-U.K invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the American people have no idea of the enormity of the calamity the invasion unleashed. The US military has refused to [...]

Friendship In Defiance Of War

By Kathy Kelly, -

By Kathy Kelly for Counterpunch. Before making their home in Damascus, Gabe Huck and Theresa Kubasak had regularly visited Baghdad and other Iraqi cities, where they developed lasting friendships [...]

Most Labour MPs Opposing Corbyn Are Stained With Blood

By Nafeez Ahmed, -

By Nafeez Ahmed for MEE - A new analysis by Middle East Eye finds that nearly 100 percent of the Labour MPs who have moved to oust Jeremy Corbyn voted against an investigation into the Iraq war. [...]

Four Lessons We Must Learn From Iraq War And Chilcot Report

By Joe Glenton, -

By Joe Glenton for International Business Times - All the evidence discouraged an attack on Iraq yet it looks like Tony Blair and his close allies lied to take Britain to war. It cost the lives [...]

Chilcott Report Oroves Iraq War Was A Mistake

By Staff, -

By Staff of ICN - Christian peace campaigners have welcomed the release of the Chilcot Report into the 2003 war on Iraq, which directly cause the deaths of many thousands of people and [...]

New Documentary: Necessary Reminder Of Gigantic Scandal

By Peter Bradshaw, -

By Peter Bradshaw for The Guardian. We Are Many is a new documentary which is on the list for an Academy Award. Several showings are coming up. This film does a necessary job. It’s a piece of [...]

A Moment That Changed Me – The Day I Discovered Protest

By Ellie Mae O'Hagan, -

By Ellie Mae O'Hagan in The Guardian - It was an email. It read: “No, but you could always organise something.” It arrived in my inbox on a Wednesday afternoon in October 2010. At the time I was [...]

Former US Attorney General Files Brief In Lawsuit Against Iraq War

By Michael Eisenscher, -

By Michael Eisenscher in US Labor Against War - An Iraqi single mother has assembled an international team of lawyers who are now asking the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit [...]