Why The Nuclear Sub Deal Will End Badly For The Australians

By Winslow Wheeler, Counter Punch. -

Until we see a text, if any, of the executive agreement for the AUKUS thing-a-ma-gig, the only real meat of it seems to be the Australian purchase of nuclear US or UK subs rather than the [...]

Iraq War Veteran Confronts George W. Bush

By the ANSWER Coalition. -

Nearly 20 years ago, in July 2002, I sat behind then-President George W. Bush as he gave a speech to my Army unit, the 10th Mountain Division. Less than a year later I was in Iraq, on Bush’s [...]

Australia, UK, And US Nuclear Submarine Announcement

By Sébastien Philippe, The Bulletin. -

On September 15, US President Joe Biden, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison launched a new major strategic partnership to meet the [...]

Durban And 9/11

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (WCAR) was a watershed conference for a number of reasons. Coming at the end of a decade-long series [...]

A Network Of Military-Related Programs Is Spreading In Schools

By Gary Ghirardi, San Diego Union Tribune. -

Seventy-six years after the U.S. dropped atomic weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I am reminded of my own mindset during the Cuban missile crisis when American President John F. Kennedy and [...]

The US Is Turning Oil-Rich Nigeria Into A Proxy For Its Africa Wars

By TJ Coles, The Grayzone. -

Last month, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari wrote an op-ed in the Financial Times. It might as well have been written by the Pentagon. Buhari promoted Brand Nigeria, auctioning the country’s [...]

‘Anti-China’ Military Pact ‘Threatens Peace And Stability’ In Pacific

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Anti-war advocates are denouncing Wednesday's formation of a trilateral military partnership through which the United States and the United Kingdom plan to help Australia build a fleet of [...]

Australia Continues Plunge Into Authoritarianism And Military Brinkmanship

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

People who just started paying attention to Australian authoritarianism during Covid often get the impression that it's entirely about the virus, but as we discussed previously the actual [...]

Activists Condemn Escalation Of The New Cold War On China

By Ceren Sagir, Morningstar. -

Britain's peace movement condemned the government today over the “serious escalation” of the new cold war against China marked by the new “Aukus” pact. Under the agreement, Britain, Australia [...]

20 Years Of Post-9/11 Amnesia

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The constant demand that we “Never forget!,” the events of September 11, 2001 is rather laughable. Forgetting is difficult after enduring 20 years of war propaganda. News stories about that day [...]

The Winner In Afghanistan: China

By Alfred Mccoy, Tom's Dispatch. -

The collapse of the American project in Afghanistan may fade fast from the news here, but don’t be fooled. It couldn’t be more significant in ways few in this country can even begin to [...]

British Soldier Arrested For Protesting Against Yemen War

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

The war in Afghanistan appears to be drawing to a close. But Western atrocities in the Middle East continue, with the 20-year-old War on Terror estimated to have displaced over 37 million people [...]

The Only Way To Effectively Counter Terror Is To End War

By Kathy Kelly, Waging Nonviolence. -

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was among a small group of U.S. citizens who sat on milk crates or stood holding signs across from the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan. We had [...]

Congress Responded To 9/11 By Giving The White House A Blank Check

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

The authorization for military use of force (AUMF), which gave President George W. Bush’s administration a blank check for war after the September 11th attacks, still has not been repealed. On [...]

Never Forget: Lessons Of The Post-9/11 Warpath

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

As the US Empire tries to leave its 9/11 warpath on Afghanistan & Iraq in the past, Abby Martin reviews the core lessons. "We've witnessed a striking conclusion to the Afghanistan War, where for [...]