Topic: War and antiwar

  • Is being pro-Palestine a crime?

    Los Angeles police assaulted a well-known Palestinian rights activist as he interviewed supporters of Israel at their picket.

  • Confronting the counterrevolution in Egypt

    We are dealing with a huge setback for Egypt's revolution--but in every battle we lose, we must learn the lessons.

  • The roots of the counterrevolution

    Egypt's revolution of 2011 is suffering through a period of major defeat in which the old order regained the upper hand.

  • Israel's rampage at close range

    Two young women living in the West Bank describe how Israel's collective punishment has been directed at all Palestinians.

  • The terror state lashes out

    A sustained wave of Israeli violence against Palestinians has brought tensions to a boil throughout the West Bank, Gaza and Israel itself.

  • Standing up to Israel's intensifying violence

    People in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York City held emergency protests to show their solidarity with Palestinians.

  • For a democratic, secular Iraq

    Revolutionary organizations in the Middle East are calling for a struggle against both imperialism and sectarianism in Iraq.

  • The end of a decade-old witch hunt

    Sami Al-Arian--one of the most shocking examples of the federal government's persecution of Arabs and Muslims--may finally see some justice.

  • It's still the oil, stupid

    Just like during the U.S. invasion and occupation, the media are ignoring a critical factor in the intensifying violence in Iraq.

  • Iraq, Syria and a multisided counterrevolution

    The ISIS fighters leading the insurgency in Iraq emerged from a tangled web of contradictory allies and enemies.

  • A pretext for the next stage in Israel's war

    The Israeli government seized on the death of three settler boys as an excuse to raid Palestinian territory--with threats of worse to come.

  • Why has Rasmea Odeh been targeted?

    The U.S. government wants to prosecute a 67-year-old Palestinian-American community activist and teacher.

  • Ten years of Baghdad Burning

    The author of the eloquent Baghdad Burning blog published one last entry on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. occupation.

  • ¿Volver a la escena del crimen?

    La insurgencia en Irak ha empujado a la administración Obama considerar una acción militar --pero esto sólo haría la crisis mucho peor.

  • BringBackOurBoys brutality

    Since three Israeli teenagers went missing, Israel has carried out a terrifying collective punishment of all Palestinians.

  • Morocco's assault on democracy

    Activists in the U.S. need to support Moroccans who are fighting to stop their voices from being taken away.

  • Will the U.S. return to the scene of the crimes?

    The insurgency challenging Iraq's government has the Obama White House considering military action--but this would only make the crisis much worse.

  • Just an excuse for more wars

    There are calls for the U.S. military to go back into Iraq--and some are using the memory of fallen soldiers as justification.

  • Unmasking Big Brother

    On the eve of a U.S. speaking tour, Glenn Greenwald speaks out about the fight against state surveillance, and the role of the media and whistleblowers.

  • A call to free the hunger strikers

    An open-ended hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners protesting administrative detention has passed the 50-day mark.

  • Why is Iraq being torn apart?

    An intensifying civil war--with its roots in the U.S. invasion and occupation--is ripping Iraq apart and threatening sectarian conflict across the region.

  • Understanding the crisis in Iraq

    An antiwar author responds to the mainstream media analysis of the conflict in Iraq that it has largely ignored until now.

  • Bowe Bergdahl's battlefield

    Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl allegedly abandoned his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Now he's in the midst of a different kind of war.

  • Don't abandon Mohamed Soltan

    Mohamed Soltan, an Ohio State graduate and U.S. citizen imprisoned in Egypt, is on hunger strike--and at risk of losing his life.

  • No Pride in pinkwashing

    As Pride month begins, so does Israeli "pinkwashing"--painting the apartheid state as a haven for the LGBTQ community.