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Accusations of 'Human Shields' Have Become an Excuse for War Crimes

There is a growing realization that U.S. support for Israel is hampering U.S. diplomacy.

Stephen Zunes ·


Do Americans Want to Be Lied To? Both Major Parties Seem to Think So

How strong and powerful is a country if it cannot handle the slightest bit of self-reflection or self-criticism?

Donald McCarthy ·


Activists Frustrated That Biden, Putin Won't Reduce Nuclear Arsenals

"Concerned citizens around the globe expect more than a general commitment to lay a foundation for status quo arms control," said the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Biden Urged to Embrace Top Democrat's Call to End Deadly US Sanctions Against Venezuela

"The terrible suffering and death that Venezuela has experienced in recent years is overwhelmingly a result of economic collapse and deprivation caused by U.S. sanctions."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


The Biden-Putin Summit Is an Opportunity to Ban Nuclear Weapons

As Putin and Biden meet in beautiful Geneva, they should remember the destruction and horror in Hiroshima and Nagasaki over 75 years ago, and commit to working to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons before such a tragedy happens again.

Beatrice Fihn ·


'Great News': Biden Backs 2002 AUMF Repeal as Schumer Announces Senate Vote

"This marks the first time in memory that a president has called for the repeal of a war authorization, a significant step towards ending the forever wars."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


After Far-Right Marchers Chant 'Death to Arabs,' New Israeli Government Bombs Gaza

"The problem is bigger than Netanyahu—it's apartheid."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Social Security Versus National Security: Whose Entitlement Really Makes Us Safer?

Unlike actual citizens, U.S. arms manufacturers seem entitled to ever-increasing government subsidies—welfare for weapons, if you like.

Rebecca Gordon ·


New Israeli Government, Same Israeli Apartheid

Naftali Bennett is at best a continuation of Netanyahu's policies and at worst an ideologue whose positions are to the right of Netanyahu's.

Ariel Gold ·


Presidents Biden and Putin, Heed This Appeal

It is time to once and for all end the Cold War "us and them" thinking.

Robert Dodge ·

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