Topic: War and antiwar

  • Apartheid Israel's war on water

    During the month of June, Palestinians in the West Bank faced some of the harshest water shortages that they have in decades.

  • Year four of the Sisi coup

    This month marks the start of Egypt's fourth year under the el-Sisi dictatorship, but the moment calls for cautious optimism.

  • Are the Democrats turning on Israel?

    Barack Obama's conflict with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about imperial strategy, not opposition to Zionism.

  • Will New York get an anti-Muslim blacklist?

    Days after the Orlando killings, Democratic and Republican senators in a liberal state passed a bill that marks a new low for the "war on terror."

  • Two years under Pharaoh Sisi

    Egypt's new strongman has failed to deliver on his promise of stability and economic growth--and his critics are growing louder.

  • Who they call a terrorist and who they don't

    Investigators admit that Omar Mateen was driven by many factors, but that didn't stop political leaders from labeling him an "Islamic terrorist."

  • Drawing lessons for Lebanon

    The counterrevolution against the Arab Spring and the use of sectarianism have created new challenges for the left.

  • The You Stink challenge in Lebanon

    Last year’s mass demonstrations in Lebanon against the garbage collection crisis and political corruption have found an electoral expression.

  • In the New York Capitol to stand for BDS

    About 150 supporters of Palestine liberation converged on New York's capital of Albany to protest the governor's attack on BDS.

  • Saying “no” to scapegoating after Orlando

    We must not allow the Orlando tragedy to be turned into a justification adding to already existing oppression and discrimination.

  • Who will end this Guantánamo nightmare?

    The story of "war on terror" detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi is a reminder of how the rule of law has been bent and broken.

  • Standing up to Cuomo's attack on BDS

    Hundreds of Palestine supporters rallied against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's threat to blacklist those who boycott Israel.

  • Don't turn homophobia into Islamophobia

    The response to the mass murder in Orlando was overwhelming--solidarity with the victims, but also a plea: Don't turn tragedy into hate.

  • Cuomo’s modern-day witch hunt

    New York's Democratic governor is reviving McCarthyism in his assault on supporters of the BDS campaign against Israel.

  • Borders drawn in blood

    Imperialist interference has been the cause of crisis and war in the Middle East since the drawing of arbitrary borders a century ago.

  • The untold toll of Obama's war on ISIS

    The U.S. and its de facto allies like Russia may achieve a military victory over ISIS, but it will lead to more violence, repression and suffering.

  • The crisis of the Sisi regime

    Recent weeks have exposed the contradictions of Egyptian society, marked both by resistance and hideous repression.

  • Why are Syria's refugees going through hell?

    Faced with death and destruction if they remain in their homes in Syria, millions have decided to endure terrible risks of becoming refugees.

  • How the Syrian revolution transformed me

    I viewed the world through the lens of the Palestinian struggle, but Syria's rebellion has taught all of us a lesson in solidarity.

  • Have the thought police won?

    A new book examines everyday features of life in the digitally connected world and asks if privacy is a quaint idea from another era.

  • Aleppo is burning

    The Syrian regime believes it can retake a stronghold of the rebellion against it--by turning it into a devastated wasteland.

  • Protesting U.S.-backed repression in Egypt

    A group of U.S. educators are speaking out against detentions by the Egyptian military regime in response to renewed protests.

  • We want the truth about Giulio

    News reports are confirming what solidarity activists feared: Egyptian security forces likely tortured and killed an Italian student.

  • Behind the anti-Corbyn smear campaign

    The pro-Israel right's accusations that British Labour has "a problem with anti-Semitism" are a carefully calculated slander campaign.

  • What is driving Iraq back to the brink?

    An award-winning journalist looks at the course of the U.S. war against ISIS--and explains the roots of the political crisis that is shaking Iraq.