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'This Is Not a Peace Plan, It Is a War Plan': Trump-Netanyahu Deal Decried as Shameful Attack on Palestinian Rights

"Any attempt to address the Israeli-Palestinian issue that does not begin and end with the full acknowledgment of the Palestinian right to self-determination, freedom, justice, and equality is a non-starter."

Julia Conley ·


We Need a Strong Anti-War Movement—Yesterday

As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.

Khury Petersen-Smith ·


10 Good Things About 2019

Remembering some of the gains in the difficult year of 2019 can help inspire us for the critical struggles ahead.

Medea Benjamin ·


Will the U.S. Start a War Against Iran?

Trump—with Bolton and Pence—seek to provoke a war. These are dangerous men with a dangerous agenda.

Vijay Prashad ·


Critics Warn Any US Attack on Syria Ordered by Trump Would Be 'Reckless,' 'Dangerous,' and 'Illegal'

"Escalation begets escalation, and with both Iran and Russia deeply involved in the Syrian conflict, there's no telling where escalation might lead us."

Jon Queally ·


'Blood of Thousands on Their Hands': 55 Senators Vote To Continue US-Backed Carnage in Yemen

"The U.S. must stop literally fueling the deliberate killing and starvation of countless civilians in Yemen, and support a peaceful solution to end this crisis."

Jon Queally ·


'Recipe for War': Experts Warn Pick of Pompeo Intensifies Risk of US Attack on Iran

Appointing CIA director to lead State Department "furthers a dangerous trend in which Trump is increasingly surrounding himself with foreign policy hawks who fully support his erratic and belligerent foreign policy"

Jon Queally ·


This Opportunity to End the US-Backed Carnage in Yemen Must Be Seized

This is the first real chance to stop the U.S. killing in at least one of the too many countries where U.S. bombers, pilots, special forces and other parts of the Pentagon's killing machine are deployed.

Phyllis Bennis ·


The Death of a Queen and the Whitewashing of Empire

The queen will be mourned by the millions who loved her, but as Charles becomes king, a reckoning must be made with the monarchy's role in the world.

Joe Gill ·


Biden Urged to Reseal Nuclear Deal to Avert 'Disastrous US-Iran War'

"Reestablishment of the Iran nuclear deal would be a significant victory for peace, diplomacy, and stability in the Middle East," said one campaigner behind a new letter to the president.

Jessica Corbett ·

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