All Articles on War & Peace

The townspeople of Chuao, Venezuela, being honored for their role in the capture of eight mercenaries. Views
Botched Infiltration of Venezuela Leaves Guaidó Tainted Beyond Repair
Unless Democrats begin to take advantage of the liability Guaidó represents and push back against Trump’s regime change efforts, there seems to be little hope of improving U.S.–Venezuela relations, regardless of who wins the presidency in November.
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Republicans are always destructive and regressive, both aggressively anti-people and anti-planet, if not individually, then certainly as a party. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Republicans Are On the Wrong Side of History—and Everything Else!
Republicans are conserving little beyond their own wealth, racism, sexism, and homophobia, while eroding American democracy, health, and the environment.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 7, 2020 delivers remarks about the Trump administration's recent actions in Iraq at Current, Chelsea Piers in New York City. News
'Time for a Major Shift': Groups Demand Biden Vow End to Endless Wars and Destructive US Foreign Policy
A joint letter urges the presidential candidate to oppose regime-change interventions and broad-based sanctions, engage with Iran and North Korea, and support a just resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Bush first said he wanted to attack Iraq because it was close to having a nuclear weapon. This was a damned lie. Iraq did not even have an active nuclear research program, and UN inspectors who had been on the ground there until 1998 so attested. (Photo: h/t Wikimedia Commons.) Views
If Only the US Had That $6.4 Trillion It Wasted on Iraq and Afghanistan Wars to Fight Covid-19 Pandemic
Not only did we waste $6.4 trillion, we continue to wast trillions more on war industries that don’t actually do us any good or make us perceptibly safer.
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US Blocks UN Global Ceasefire Resolution, Objecting to Indirect Reference to World Health Organization
"It's bad enough that Trump is responsible for so many deaths in his own country, now he is actively complicit in causing even more across the globe."
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To Be A Black Man In America
Protesters in Georgia. AP photo The too-little-too-late wheels of justice are slowly turning in the murder Ahmaud Arbery, gunned down while jogging in Georgia for the crime of the color of his skin - another black life pointlessly reduced to a hashtag. As thousands ran Friday to honor what would...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivers remarks at the United Against Nuclear Iran Summit in New York City on September 25, 2018. (Photo: State Department photo) Views
Pressuring Iran Is Not the Answer to the US’s Middle East Woes
Military escalation against Iran would be reckless and counterproductive. It would keep the U.S. bogged down in a permanent confrontation against what is fundamentally a weak country that poses no clear threat to U.S. national security.
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Healthcare workers wave to thank people for taking part in a cars parade outside the Eatonville Care Center in Toronto, Canada, on April 28, 2020 (Picture by Zou Zheng/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images.) Views
Can COVID-19 Positively Change Perceptions on Migration?
The awareness that threats do not stop at borders and that migration is essential, might open avenues for a renewed debate on migration.
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Many mistakenly believe the U.N. already possesses such a force — the “U.N. Blue Helmets.”  (Photo: Flickr) Views
An Army of Humanity to Fight Crimes Against Humanity
A UNRDF would give individual citizens all around the world the ability to volunteer to do more than just “serve their countries.” It would give them the opportunity to serve humanity.
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A 2019 coalition study found that U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Syria killed 1,302 people, but Amnesty International disputed that number as too low. News
Critics Charge Pentagon 'Still Undercounting' Civilians Killed by US Military Overseas
"The difficult work of credibly investigating the aftermath of operations is the responsibility of the governments who engage in lethal actions."
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