All Articles on War & Peace

Protesters march with a banner during a demonstration in Manchester, United Kingdom on September 1, 2020. Views
9 Skillful Struggles Happening Right Now
Learn some lessons from these nonviolent struggles around the world working to bring justice, equity and change to their communities.
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting on November 14, 2017, in Riyadh. (Photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The Talented Mr. Bin Salman
The Saudi prince, like the Patricia Highsmith character, is a confidence man, serial killer, and all-around psychopath. The United States should stop enabling him.
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Erik Prince, former chairman of the Prince Group, LLC and Blackwater USA, testifies during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. Views
Prince Redux: The Family's Imprint Is Still Being Felt
It’s hard not to marvel at their staying power.
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A member of the U.S. Marine Corps deployed during the Iraq War. (Photo: Cpl. Brian M. Henner/USMC/flickr/cc) News
'We Need to Make Sure It's Done Right': Peace Advocates Welcome Biden Move to Limit War Powers
The president and Congress, said one leading anti-war campaigner, "must work together to actually end the decades long fighting, killing, dying, and spending that is on automatic pilot."
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People protesting the U.S. bombings of Syria. (Photo: Creative Commons) Views
Biden's Bombing of Syria Is a Dangerous Step Backward
Latest military attack shows that the new President hasn’t broken from the failed policies of the past.
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"In the name of counterterrorism, U.S. presidents have for two decades authorized unlawful, secretive, and unaccountable killing abroad," the ACLU's Hina Shamsi said on Thursday, March 4, 2021. (Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images) News
ACLU to Biden: Do Not 'Review' Drone Killing Program—End It Once and for All
"Tinkering with the bureaucracy of this extrajudicial killing program will only entrench American abuses," said the group's national security expert.
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U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning stealth fighter flies over the San Francisco Bay on October 13, 2019. (Photo: Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
Rewarding Failure: Why Pentagon Weapons Programs Rarely Get Canceled Despite Major Problems
As scores of billions of dollars are thrown away on failed weapons systems, America's roads, bridges, and other forms of infrastructure continue to crumble.
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 Palestinians carry injured people following an Israeli military strike on a UN school in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on August 3, 2014. At least 10 people were killed in a fresh strike on a UN school in southern Gaza which was sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli military offensive, medics said. (Photo by Ali Hassan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) News
'No One Is Above the Law': Rashida Tlaib Rips Biden Admin's Opposition to ICC War Crimes Probe of Israel
The Michigan congresswoman said the ICC "has the authority and duty to independently and impartially investigate and deliver justice to victims of human rights violations and war crimes in Palestine."
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken concludes his first press briefing at the State Department in Washington, D.C. on January 27, 2021. (Photo: Carlos Barria/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Why Biden Is Dead Wrong on the ICC and Occupied Palestine
Since Palestine as a permanent UN observer state is a member of the ICC and invited the court into its territory, the International Criminal Court has every right to investigate violations of the Rome Statute that took place in those territories.
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A mourner weeps during the funeral of members of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation Forces) paramilitaries who were killed in an area targeted by US military air strikes, in the central Iraqi holy shrine city of Najaf on March 14, 2020. - US air strikes targeting pro-Iranian military factions in Iraq killed one civilian and five security personnel early on March 13, the Iraqi military said, warning the raids risked a bloody escalation for the war-battered country. (Photo by HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP via Ge Views
The US War Machine Doesn't Want Us to Take War Personally
The God of War is our ruler, and the job of the guy we elect as president is to slather our every act of war in sophisticated justification, a.k.a., public relations.
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