At the talks beginning in Geneva today, the British government will fight attempts to ban cluster bombs. Read more.
Category: war – general
The Disneyfication of war allows us to ignore its real savagery Read more.
In victory or in defeat, the military leaders who dominate Israeli politics can’t lose. Read more.
Hizbullah’s capture of Israeli soldiers provided the excuse for an assault planned for months. Read more.
Building new nuclear weapons creates the threats they are supposed to avert. Read more.
In just a few months, Bush and Blair have destroyed the global restraint on nuclear weapons Read more.
Some people who engage in foreign conflicts are called terrorists. Others are about to be licensed by the government Read more.
Bush’s attempt to wreck the climate talks follows an established pattern of self-destruction Read more.
Why does no one care that the world’s worst conflict has broken out again? Read more.
Of course Iran wants the bomb, and the international system has given it everything it needs to build one. Read more.
Our fairytale version of Rwanda’s genocide has allowed us to overlook the government’s own crimes against humanity Read more.
By hardening its position on nuclear weapons, Labour is encouraging proliferation Read more.
Underlying the US drive to war is the need to open up new opportunities for surplus capital Read more.
The men who claim to be fighting “evil” on behalf of “good” are also funding one of the world’s dirtiest wars Read more.
The UN Security Council is inherently tyrannical. No war it mandates can ever be just Read more.