All Articles on War & Peace

People carry the coffin of indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Caceres, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, March 3, 2016. (Photo: CNS/EPA/Stringer) Views
Violence Against Indigenous Hondurans Shows Us What Fuels Migration
The United States government bears direct responsibility for the violence—militarizing the region and ensuring U.S. corporations can extract profit and resources.
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Macron’s liberalism—like that of Canada’s Justin Trudeau—is on thin ice. (Photo: Rita Franca/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
The G7 Countries Look Feeble—Iran and Brazil Could Shore Them Up
To think that the G7 is a serious body is to have lost one’s mind.
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The rightwing populist project beleaguering our planet is taking its toll around the world. (Photo: gSrikar) Views
India’s Kashmir Gambit Fulfills the Hindu Nationalist Agenda
"Now Modi is the leader of a billion people who stand solidly with him."
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in Tehran on August 27, 2019. (Photo: president.ir) News
Rejecting Idea of 'Photo Op' Diplomacy With Trump, Iran's Rouhani Says No Talks Unless US Sanctions Lifted
"It's possible with PhotoShop—but not in reality. Unless the U.S. removes all the sanctions—then there will be a new situation for us to consider."
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Progressive candidates should instead be sending the entire world an unequivocal message that the United States is finally ready to turn the page to a new era of peaceful, cooperative and lawful diplomacy. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Are Sanders and Warren Throwing a Lifeline to the Military-Industrial Complex?
Their pro-diplomacy worldview has blind spots. This creates a pretext for continuing U.S. militarism and risks undermining their commitment to peace.
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Israel over the weekend launched drone attacks against three of its neighbors, adding to tensions in the region. News
Israeli Bombings Considered a 'Declaration of War,' Says Iraqi Political Bloc
Journalist Rania Khalek said it was "difficult to believe Israel would strike Iraq without a green light from the U.S."
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Good Job, Little Man
Facebook photo by Courtney Moore To the hard-hearted and determinedly if justifiably despondent: Sappiness Alert. Before plunging into the grim cauldron that is this week's news about the ravaging of democracy, decency and our precious, fragile, singular planet, here's a picture of - thanks to...
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The rupture of social bonds, caused by the breakdown of society, income inequality, social stagnation and the disempowerment of the working class, is expressed in innumerable dark pathologies.(Photo: Mr.Fish) Views
The Curse of Moral Purity
Liberal elites have jettisoned genuine political life and retreated into self-defeating moral crusades in a vain and futile attempt to deflect attention away from the looming social, political, economic and environmental catastrophes.
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Trump breached the Iran deal in 2017, slapped severe sanctions on Iran and then went around the world strong-arming countries not to buy Iran’s petroleum.(Photo: Screenshot) Views
France Upstages Trump at G7 by Inviting Iran to Salvage Nuclear Deal
"He is the only one who seeks to punish Iran, to increase sanctions. All the others are searching for a solution."
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Workers from Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, participate in an anti-imperialist march  to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in front of the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela on January 31, 2019. Views
Economic Sanctions: War by Another Name
The sadistic logic of the sanctions against Venezuela is clear: Put pressure on the target government by ripping apart the social and economic fabric of the country.
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