All Articles on War & Peace

The fact is..that almost all those nearly 10,000 persons shot by live fire by Israeli professional snipers have been unarmed civilians posing no threat to anyone. (Photo: Gaza march, Ma’an News Agency) Views
US Press Horrified By Trump’s "Shoot Migrants in the Legs" But Ignores What Israeli Snipers Do to Palestinian Protesters
The Israeli army and government are now officially worse that the worst elements of the Trump administration.
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Jodie Evans with others outside of the United Against a Nuclear Iran conference in New York City. (Photo: Codepink) Views
Why I Confronted Trump’s Architect of U.S. Sanctions Against Iran and Called Her a 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'
Sigal Mandelker’s cruel policies cost too many lives to ignore.
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Human Rights Defenders Condemn Iraqi Government After Security Forces Kill at Least 44 People in Anti-Corruption Protests
"Instead of meeting these protests with arbitrary and excessive force, authorities must address protesters' grievances and the root causes of the unrest in a sustainable manner."
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New Study Warns India-Pakistan Nuclear War Could Kill 125 Million Immediately—Then Spark Global Mass Starvation
"The world cannot afford the impacts on public health, the environment and our climate that would result from any use of nuclear weapons. They must be eliminated before they eliminate us."
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School strike for climate in Melbourne (Photo: Julian Meehan via Flickr) Views
The New Age of Protest
People are hitting the streets to protest government inaction, repression, and corruption. Does that mean democracy is in trouble or stronger than ever?
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This is a force that has seldom made an appearance in presidential debates or campaigns. Certainly it’s one of the forces behind gerrymandering and voter suppression. As far as I can tell, it’s not a force within the reach of democracy. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Impeaching the Symptom, Not the Disease
Trump may be a pioneer in bringing reckless, unrestrained narcissism into the role of national leadership, but he’s also a symptom of something wrong with this country that far transcends his stumbling ineptitude.
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In political terms, there is nothing divided about Israel. In this month’s general election, 90 per cent of Israeli Jews voted for parties that identify as being either on the militaristic, anti-Arab right or on the religious, anti-Arab far-right. (Photo: Jordi Bernabeu Farrús/Flickr/cc) Views
Why Israel Is Struggling to Find a Way Out of Its Political Deadlock
The reality is that there is strong unity in Israel—over shared, deeply ugly attitudes towards Palestinians, whether citizens or those under occupation. Paradoxically, the only obstacle to realising that unity is Netanyahu’s efforts to cling to power.
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Protesters rally outside the Saudi Arabia Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP/Getty Images ) Views
Trump and Money Are Shielding Saudi Arabia From Accountability for Khashoggi's Killing
One year after Khashoggi’s killing, and 4 ½ years into the brutal Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, Congress and the president have yet to hold Saudi Arabia accountable.
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The late Jamal Khashoggi, pictured speaking during POMED's "Mohammed bin Salman's Saudi Arabia: A Deeper Look." News
One Year After Khashoggi Murder, Chorus of Demands for Saudi Govt. to Face Consequences
"Despite the backlash directed at the kingdom, the Saudis haven't faced serious consequences for the slaying of Khashoggi or its slaughter of civilians in Yemen."
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Petition Filed at ICC to Probe Saudi Ruler MBS for Role in Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
"Nothing of significance happens in the kingdom absent the crown prince's direction or approval."
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