Category: war – general

No Excuses

War crimes have no justification, whoever commits them.

Toxic Atmosphere

How a chemical weapons attack in Syria spawned a shameful series of conspiracy theories


A note on the poison gas attack at Khan Sheikhoun, Syria

Churchill Syndrome

Why is the government so quick to bomb, yet so slow to act on climate change?

Surgical Strike

The US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan is just one symptom of comprehensive military failure

Terrorism or Heroism?

If you join foreign conflicts you’re prosecuted as a terrorist, however just your cause.

Divine Injustice

Drone warfare can be used to thwart democratic movements, anywhere.

Naming the Genocide Deniers

The right-wing denial of the genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda is bad enough; the new left-wing denial is even worse.

Stop Building Tanks

Let’s divert the money spent on arms to addressing the real strategic threat.

The Kings of England

The unaccountable people who launched the Iraq war have learnt nothing from it.

Drumming Up a New Cold War

By signing up to Bush’s missile defence programme, the British government shows it doesn’t give a damn about either peace or democracy

A Parallel State

For how much longer will BAE be allowed to run its own secret service and overrule the armed forces?