War on Terror

Jon Queally, staff writer
According to The Independent 's Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk, there is only one clear winner in the new war that has now engulfed Syria and Iraq: the world's top weapons manufacturers. As latest U.S. airstrikes hit targets inside Syria on Sunday, Fisk wrote, "Share prices are soaring in America for those who produce the coalition bombs...
Jack Serle
As the number of US drone strikes in Pakistan hits 400, research by the Bureau...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
 President Obama pictured during his first visit to the Pentagon since becoming President January 28, 2009. (Photo: DOD/public domain)
The White House is facing criticism for its declaration on Wednesday that it...