Topic: War and antiwar

  • Saudi Arabia inflicts a nightmare in Yemen

    Western governments, including the U.S., have to be held responsible for the role they play in the growing death toll in Yemen.

  • Opposing war means opposing dictatorship

    An "antiwar" alliance has formed to protest the U.S. empire, but it excuses the crimes of the Syrian regime and its Russian backer.

  • Neutrality is not an option

    The Modern Language Association should not hesitate when a living, breathing struggle against colonialism asks for our support.

  • In defense of Christoph Glanz

    Israel's attack machine is again attempting to smear a pro-Palestine activist by hurling false charges of anti-Semitism.

  • Will the left hear the cries from Aleppo?

    In the face of a humanitarian horror, a part of the U.S. left wants to absolve Assad and Russia of their crimes in Syria--and blame only the U.S.

  • U.S. steps up its role in Saudi war on Yemen

    The idea that the U.S. has only now entered into war on Yemen in reaction to unprovoked attacks on its warships is absurd.

  • Anti-Palestine smear tactics in Indiana

    Activists in Indiana organizing in solidarity with Palestine are being subjected to false accusations spread anonymously.

  • A nightmare in the making for Mosul

    The looming assault by U.S. and Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from ISIS forces will have dire humanitarian consequences.

  • Revolución y reacción en Siria

    Antes de la fracasada tregua negociada entre EE.UU. y Rusia, los habitantes de Alepo habían quebrado el sitio impuesto por el régimen.

  • A SUPER campaign for BDS

    Students at Portland State University are pressing for divestment from four companies that profit from Israeli apartheid.

  • Fighting the anti-BDS backlash

    The BDS movement has a wider audience than ever, but it also faces an onslaught against it by defenders of Israeli apartheid.

  • A deal that will bring neither peace nor justice

    A group of antiwar activists are speaking out against the U.S.-Russia "peace deal" for Syria that has only intensified the suffering.

  • BDS won't be silenced by their blacklist

    Palestine solidarity activists are confronting the latest incarnation of McCarthyite attacks on their movement: the Canary Mission online blacklist.

  • Stereotypes and scapegoating after Chelsea

    Bombings in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing in Minnesota have kicked off a new cycle of fear, confusion, bigotry and political opportunism.

  • The cease-fire that will increase war in Syria

    The U.S. and Russian cease-fire agreement in Syria--if it holds--is a plan to escalate violence and repression, not achieve peace or justice.

  • From defiance to solidarity in Alexandria

    Shipyard workers in Egypt are still waiting for a verdict in their military trial--but a defense campaign is winning wider support.

  • How the era of endless wars began

    Fifteen years after 9/11, it's impossible to understand countless aspects of the world without knowing how and why the "war on terror" was launched.

  • The "war on terror" 15 years on

    Fifteen years after 9/11, the people of the Middle East are still paying a terrible price for the U.S. drive to dominate the region.

  • Solidarity won Adly's freedom

    Egyptian human rights lawyer Malek Adly has won his freedom, and more political prisoners like him need international support.

  • A new hate crime in Queens?

    The stabbing of 60-year-old Nazma Khanam is the second murderous attack in a month, and the community is demanding answers.

  • Against all tyrants and empires

    Readers continue the debate about the Syrian Revolution with defenses of a popular rebellion and opposition to all imperialisms.

  • Why I sat with Colin

    A former Army Ranger and conscientious objector explains why he and other antiwar veterans are supporting Colin Kaepernick.

  • Readers weigh in about Syria

    A article on the left and the Syrian Revolution produced a lot of commentary, both positive and negative.

  • They could be crucified for protesting

    Three young Saudi men--juveniles at the time of their arrests--face execution for joining in protests demanding democracy.

  • Anti-imperialism and the Syrian Revolution

    The Arab Spring uprising in Syria has tested the left by posing a blunt question: Are you on the side of a dictator--or that of a popular uprising?