All Articles on War & Peace

The entire political and governmental system is corrupt. (Photo: John Sonderman/Flickr cc 2.0) Views
The Enemy Within Is Deep Indeed
The deep state, incapable of reform and determined to retain its grip on power, will morph under the threat of popular unrest into a corporatized fascism.
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A US soldier stands by an armored vehicle during a patrol of the northern countryside of the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey, on November 3, 2019. Views
Proposed Withdrawal of US Troops in Syria
President Trump has stated his intent to withdraw US troops from Syria on several occasions since March 2018. Each time politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties, supported by the corporate-controlled media, have, based on US imperial interests, vehemently challenged the...
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02 November 2019, Berlin: A demonstration of Kurds against the invasion of Syria by the Turkish army under the motto "Stop the war. Solidarity with Rojava" is moving along the boulevard Unter den Linden. Views
We Stand in Solidarity with Rojava, an Example to the World
Leaders from social movements, communities and First Nations from around the world, including LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Eve Ensler and Stuart Basden on the Turkish invasion in north-east Syria
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Everybody Hates You
Wait, what is that sound? And why can't the ever-clueless Eric hear it? Photo by Steven Ryan/ Getty For solace at the start of yet another week of madness, here's some of the latest to befall our beleaguered, wannabe Mob-Boss-In-Chief. A federal judge in Oregon became the latest of several judges...
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Despite taking some steps to address the issue of child soldiers, the TIP states that the South Sudanese government “continued to use and recruit child soldiers… at times by force,” and did not fully implement its own action plan to demobilize children from security forces. (Photo: Charles Lomodong/AFP via Getty Images) Views
For 9th Straight Year, US Grants Waivers to Countries Violating Anti-Child Soldier Law
The White House recently announced the US was granting full or partial waivers to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA) to Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Iraq, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House June 20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, and the Rise of the 'Shallow State'
Pompeo nauseates me almost more than any other member of the president's inner circle, even though there are far more despicable characters to be found there.
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Donald Trump’s declared intention to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria as a preliminary step toward reducing our regional military presence has elicited bipartisan condemnation expressed in the strongest terms. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Why Those "Endless Wars" Must Never End
Donald Trump and the ten commandments (plus one) of the national security state.
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What is rarely considered is that most of those immigrants and their children come from countries where the U.S. has supported their most murderous regimes and actively destroyed their democratic forms of government. (Photo: Syrian refugees/ Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images) Views
An Open Letter to Donald Trump: You Are Putting the World at Grave Risk
What happens after the U.S. contributes to destroying a country’s social fabric?
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CIA-backed death squads in Afghanistan are allegedly behind mass atrocities in the country. News
'Terrorizing the Populace': Report Finds CIA-Backed Death Squads in Afghanistan Committing War Crimes, Atrocities
"The CIA has enabled abusive Afghan forces to commit atrocities including extrajudicial executions and disappearances."
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Americans may snicker when Trump pays homage to an army dog that he says helped to track Baghdadi but they should remember that Bush and Obama and now Trump are responsible for far greater suffering. (Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Views
The Baghdadi Scam
The Democrats and corporate media don’t really oppose what Donald Trump is doing in Syria or anywhere else.
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