World

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Calls for peace and diplomacy in Yemen continue to fall on deaf ears as a Saudi-led coalition launched heavy airstrikes on the impoverished nation Friday evening. United Nations officials and other foreign diplomats are fleeing Yemen on Saturday after war planes pummeled the capital Sanaa. According to witnesses, bombs fell "all through the night...
Democracy Now!
A Saudi-led aerial bombing campaign has entered its second day in Yemen. The...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
People walk through the heavily-bombed Shujaiya area in eastern Gaza in July 2014 during a pause in attacks.  (Photo:  Iyad al Baba/Oxfam via flickr/cc)
Palestinians suffered a dramatic increase in fatalities last year, with more...

Further...

Bravo to activist and scholar Phyllis Bennis, who at a conference on the George Bush Presidency declared - bluntly, calmly, hedging no bets - Bush a war criminal. Bennis said the criminality of Iraq and Afghanistan lay both in the way those wars were conducted, and in their very existence as wars of aggression - deemed by the Nuremberg trials "the supreme international crime." Thus, the legacy of Bush "is going to be that of a war criminal." From a painful past, a breath of fresh truthful air.