Topic: War and antiwar

  • Responsible for a witch hunt

    The spotlight is back on top U.S. officials from the Bush years for their role in the post-9/11 persecution of Arabs and Muslims.

  • The fiction of "balance" in Israel's war on Gaza

    A United Nations report on war crimes committed during Israel's assault on Gaza seeks "balance" where there is none.

  • Torture was the rule

    Newly declassified documents shed light on the CIA's detention and torture programs as the "war on terror" began.

  • Smearing the Syrian uprising

    Conspiracy theories that the U.S. fueled the rise of ISIS are a backhanded attack on the Syrian uprising against Assad.

  • The end of Iraq?

    An eyewitness to Iraq's suffering describes the conditions as the country is torn apart by a sectarian conflict for which the U.S. is to blame.

  • How I snuck into an Israeli weapons expo

    It was the perfect juxtaposition: herded through a West Bank checkpoint to arrive two hours and four buses later at a Tel Aviv weapons expo.

  • Facing Egypt's kangaroo courts

    Several revolutionary activists in Egypt have been taken into custody as they await the outcome of a May 31 court appeal.

  • Shrinking the Big Brother state?

    The proposed reforms to NSA spying programs are essentially cosmetic changes to an out-of-control surveillance system.

  • Why did Ramadi fall to ISIS?

    Just as the U.S. government was claiming a supposed string of successes, ISIS fighters have conquered an important city in western Iraq.

  • Arrested for peacefully protesting Israel

    Connecticut authorities overreacted to a small nonviolent protest at a synagogue, and now the activists need support.

  • Commemorating Nakba 2015

    May 15 was the anniversary of the "Nakba"--the Arabic word used to describe the ethnic cleansing of Palestine to establish Israel.

  • They want to outlaw Palestine solidarity

    Pro-Israel politicians are pushing laws to punish institutions and corporations that boycott Israel in support of Palestinian rights.

  • Don't thank me on Memorial Day

    I am not proud of my so-called "service" to the flailing dinosaur of an empire that calls itself the U.S. of A.

  • Support Egyptian labor leaders

    We stand with fired labor leaders at the Mahalla textile factory, which has been a stronghold of resistance for nearly a decade.

  • It's time to boycott Ben & Jerry's

    Appealing to Ben & Jerry's "conscience" won't achieve our objective of getting the company to cut its ties to Israel.

  • Is ISIS winning the Facebook war?

    U.S. officials and the mainstream media are reeling from the revelation that militant groups like ISIS...use the Internet.

  • Do Black lives matter in Israel?

    Protests by Ethiopian Jews in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem bear more than a passing resemblance to the Baltimore Rebellion.

  • Netanyahu's racist government

    Israel's prime minister has appointed a justice minister who openly calls for genocide against the Palestinian people.

  • Pamela Geller's war on Muslims

    The right-wing Islamophobes are trying to exploit the shootings at an anti-Muslim event to advance their reactionary agenda.

  • The undeclared drone war

    Barack Obama's escalation of drone warfare is central to a larger reengineering of U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • ¿Un acuerdo para la paz?

    Mucho ha sido dicho sobre el acuerdo nuclear entre Estados Unidos e Irán, pero ¿por qué Estados Unidos piensa que tiene derecho a dictar su voluntad?

  • No to intervention in Yemen

    Six socialist organizations from around the Middle East join together to call for an end to war and intervention in Yemen.

  • Are the war makers offering a real peace?

    In all the ink spilled about the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, no one questioned the U.S. government's right to dictate to its main regional rival.

  • Loyola students vote for divestment

    The student government at Loyola University voted--for the third time--to divest from companies that aid Israeli apartheid.

  • The rivalries tearing the Middle East apart

    New military escalations by the U.S. and Saudi Arabia will further destabilize a Middle East of multiplying hostilities and humanitarian disasters.