Governments attend to imaginary threats, while neglecting real ones. Read more.
Category: war – general
How a chemical weapons attack in Syria spawned a shameful series of conspiracy theories Read more.
Why is the government so quick to bomb, yet so slow to act on climate change? Read more.
The US bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan is just one symptom of comprehensive military failure Read more.
If you join foreign conflicts you’re prosecuted as a terrorist, however just your cause. Read more.
My letter to Media Lens over the issue of the massacre at Srebrenica. Read more.
The right-wing denial of the genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda is bad enough; the new left-wing denial is even worse. Read more.
Let’s divert the money spent on arms to addressing the real strategic threat. Read more.
The unaccountable people who launched the Iraq war have learnt nothing from it. Read more.
When will Bush and Brown acknowledge that there is already a nuclear power in the Middle East? Read more.
By signing up to Bush’s missile defence programme, the British government shows it doesn’t give a damn about either peace or democracy Read more.
For how much longer will BAE be allowed to run its own secret service and overrule the armed forces? Read more.
US interrogators have devised a new form of torture. It debases the democracy they claim to be defending. Read more.