It’s Time To Reclaim Syria’s Road To Recovery

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, neo-Ottoman extraordinaire, is not exactly inclined to commit seppuku, the Japanese act of ritual suicide. But if not through the perspective of neo-Ottomanism, how to [...]

Trump Was Right: NATO Should Be Obsolete

By Medea Benjamin, Codepink.org -

The three smartest words that Donald Trump uttered during his presidential campaign are “NATO is obsolete.” His adversary, Hillary Clinton, retorted that NATO was “the strongest military alliance [...]

Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up With War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

NEW YORK — The Intercept, along with its parent company First Look Media, recently hosted a workshop for pro-war, Google-funded organization Bellingcat in New York. The workshop, which cost [...]

The Cost Of The Global War On Terror: $6.4 trillion And 801,000 Lives

By Staff, Brown.edu -

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Nearly two decades after New York’s Twin Towers fell on 9/11, the estimated cost of America’s counterterrorism efforts stands at $6.4 trillion. That’s [...]

Why War Deaths Increase After Wars

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By David Swanson, World BEYOND War -

I don’t know if somebody dumped a bottle of sanity solution into Rhode Island Sound or what the reason is, but Brown University, which has military contracts just like everywhere else, is the [...]

Everything You Were Told About The Syrian War Was Wrong – Until Now

By Robert Fisk, Independent.co.uk -

That wars end very differently to our own expectations – or our plans – was established long ago. That “we” won the Second World War did not mean the Americans would win the Vietnam war, or that [...]

Open Wounds, Open Wars: Veterans And The Fight For Our Lives, Against Empire

By Eleanor Goldfield, Popular Resistance. -

We need to be open and honest about what the empire means and how we all suffer from it – and how these diverse but shared experiences can be our strength, not our fault lines. As we rattle [...]

The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion Annually On War

By William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger, Tomdispatch.com -

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by [...]

A Public Relations Scam: J Street Conference Attracts War Criminals And Zionist Liberals Alike

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

On its website, J Street states that it “organizes and mobilizes pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people.” In other [...]

‘The Management Of Savagery’: Greater Middle East Project Of Chaos

By Roger D. Harris, PopularResistance.org -

19 Oct 2019 – Destination Afghanistan was known as the big easy back in the halcyon days of the late 1960s. Hippies from throughout the affluent West hitchhiked to the capital, Kabul, where crash [...]

Death, Misery And Bloodshed In Yemen

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

Writing about his visit to the world’s largest weapons bazaar, held in London during October, Arron Merat describes reading this slogan emblazoned above Raytheon’s stall: “Strike with [...]

Fifty Years Ago Today, US Soldiers Joined The Vietnam Moratorium Protests In Mass Numbers

By Derek Seidman, Jacobinmag.com -

Fifty years ago today, the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protests swept the entire United States and showed that the antiwar movement was undeniably mainstream. Soldiers who had fought in [...]

Counting The Dead Through The Fog Of War In Afghanistan

By Nicolas J S Davies, Countercurrents.org -

During one week in late September, U.S.-led forces killed at least 70 civilians in two incidents in Afghanistan. A U.S. drone strike on September 19th killed at least 30 farmers harvesting pine [...]

Uprising In Times Of War

By Pasqualina Curcio, Red Angostura, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano -

It is necessary to unveil the enormity of the economic war continuing against the Venezuelan people. It’s been seven years since transnational and national monopolies put us in long lines, [...]

Who Is Robert C. O’Brien: Replacing John Bolton, Where Does Trump’s New Security Advisor Stand On Matters Of War And Peace?

By Staff, Rt.com -

President Donald Trump has named Robert C. O’Brien as his new National Security Advisor. As O’Brien steps into the role vacated by the hawkish John Bolton, how different are his foreign policy [...]