All Articles on War on Terror

The measures currently being imposed are unprecedented in their global scale and restrictions on liberties. (Photo: Jonathan McIntosh/cc/flickr) Views
The Surveillance Industry Won’t Save Us From Crises
Turning to the security industry isn’t the solution: it’s a symptom of the problem.
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We are now in the early stages of another world war, call it World War III, this time against the common enemy of pandemic. Views
We Need a Coronavirus Truce
International cooperation needs to take priority right now, and countries must stop their wars against one another and against their own populations.
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Former President George W. Bush sits at his desk in the Oval Office after addressing the nation about the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001. News
MSNBC Contributor Catches Heat for Claiming George W. Bush Didn't Politicize 9/11 'In Any Way'
"There is 9/11 whitewashing and memory-holing happening right now, and it's dangerous."
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The coronavirus pandemic, like the climate crisis, is not an accident, nor an act of God. Both of these existential threats have arisen out of a U.S. and global food, farming, energy, resource extraction, economic, militaristic “national security” and trading system that is degenerative, unethical, inequitable and as we see now, self-destructive. Views
Planet Coronavirus: Survival, Resistance and Regeneration
Hopefully, 2020 will be recorded in the history books as a time when we mobilized, as never before, to overcome a national and global emergency, and launched a long-overdue political and social revolution, a U.S. and global Green New Deal.
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Even now, palms can grasp palms, at least in spirit, across the borders that we can see, at last, are not real. (Photo: jotily/Getty Images) Views
The Virus Is Our Teacher
Self-protection means doing what we can to protect—and understand—everyone.
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Presidents now routinely request and Congress routinely appropriates more than a trillion dollars annually to satisfy the national security state’s supposed needs. (Photo: sleuthjournal) Views
Judgment Day for the National Security State
The coronavirus and the real threats to American safety and freedom.
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Claudia Lefko and Faiza Al-Araji, Amman Jordan 2012. (Photo: Courtesy of author) Views
Remembering the Days of the Invasion: Iraq 2003
Iraqi families were divided and separated around the world.
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Great military and economic power does not guarantee a country’s happiness. (Photo: U.S. Army/flickr/cc) Views
The World’s Major Military and Economic Powers Find Happiness Elusive
Perhaps it’s time for the citizens of the "great powers" to ask themselves if they are truly benefiting from the much-vaunted military and economic strength of their nations.
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Many military families I’ve met have at least one member with developmental or physical disabilities or a chronic mental illness like bipolar disorder or severe depression. (Photo: Kayla Lasure/Ashe Mountain Times) Views
What Americans Don’t Know About Military Families
America’s endless wars go on (and on) and the wounds multiply.
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Julian Assange supporters demonstrate outside of the Westminster Magistrates Court on November 18, 2019 in London. Views
Assange's Extradition: An Escalation of the US War on Terror
Julian Assange created a new form of journalism that enabled a free press to perform its true function—the role of watchdog for democracy.
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