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Archive for the category ‘MILITARISM’


Brazil, U.S. and 20 Other Countries Carry Out Military Exercise in the Amazon
Gabriel Lemos | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
US Upholds Use of Illegal Cluster Bombs as ‘Legitimate’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
How Peace Journalism Can Deescalate Conflict in the Age of Trump and North Korea
Michael Greenwell – The Conversation
December 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya
Ben Norton | Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
U.S. Congress Approves Defense Bill to Pump $700 Billion into Military
Richard Lardner | Associated Press – PBS News Hour
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
America’s Renegade Warfare
Nicolas J S Davies – Consortium News
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Nuclear Disarmament Now a ‘Moral Imperative’ as Pope Francis Rejects Deterrence
Gerard O’Connell | America Jesuit Review – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Mass Shooters Are Disproportionately US Veterans
David Swanson – MintPress News
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
The Biggest Threat to World Peace Is NATO
Eric Zuesse | Washington’s Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
UN Security Council Calls on Myanmar to End Excessive Military Force in Rakhine State
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 13th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
The US Has Soldiers Deployed in Almost Every Country on Earth
Jakob Reimann – New Matilda
November 13th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Telling the Truth about World War I
James MacLean – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 6th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
A Tax on the Arms Trade to Fund Peacebuilding?
Michael Brzoska | Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 6th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Myanmar Shows Off Its Israeli Weapons
Ali Abunimah | The Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
The US Military Is Conducting Secret Missions All Over Africa
Nick Turse – Vice News
October 30th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Israel Maintains Robust Arms Trade with Rogue Regimes
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
America’s Scramble for Africa
Finian Cunningham – Sputnik News
October 23rd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Why Is the US at War in West Africa?
Eddie Haywood | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 16th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Inside the CIA’s Black Site Torture Room
Larry Siems – The Guardian
October 16th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Taking a Step against US Impunity in Guantanamo
Elsa Meany – Al Jazeera
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
How US Military Outsourcing Turned Toxic
Abrahm Lustgarten | ProPublica – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
The Facts about U.S. War on Vietnam
Films by John Pilger – Information Clearing House
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
US Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Record $700 Billion Military Budget
Eric London | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
US Inaugurates Its First Military Base in Israel
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
US Senate Backs Massive Increase in Military Spending
Patricia Zengerle | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
The Politics of Military Ascendancy
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 18th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
US Completes Anti-Missile Deployment in South Korea amid Heightened War Danger
Ben McGrath | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 11th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Trump Gives Military Green Light to Escalate Afghanistan War
Patrick Martin | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Trump Gives Military Green Light to Escalate Afghanistan War)
Brave Congressman Explains How US Keeps Afghan Heroin Trade Alive
Matt Agorist – MintPress News
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Brave Congressman Explains How US Keeps Afghan Heroin Trade Alive)
It’s the Opium, Stupid: ‘Afghan Surge Guarantees CIA Black-Ops Budget Boost’
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on It’s the Opium, Stupid: ‘Afghan Surge Guarantees CIA Black-Ops Budget Boost’)
On the Beach 2017: The Beckoning of Nuclear War
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Biological Warfare: US & Saudis Use Cholera to Kill Yemenis
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
July 31st, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Human Rights & Humanitarian Law: Genocide
Jean Paul Sartre | Tamil Nation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 31st, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
At Every Door
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on At Every Door)
Don’t Believe the Dangerous Myths of ‘Drone Warrior’
Alex Edney-Browne and Lisa Ling – Los Angeles Times
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Don’t Believe the Dangerous Myths of ‘Drone Warrior’)
Women as Wartime Rapists: A New Book Explores ‘The Impossible’
Lara Whyte – Open Democracy
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Women as Wartime Rapists: A New Book Explores ‘The Impossible’)
“Ain’t No Such Thing as a Just War” – Ben Salmon, WWI Resister
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on “Ain’t No Such Thing as a Just War” – Ben Salmon, WWI Resister)
Moral Corrosion of Drone Warfare
Ray McGovern – Consortium News
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Moral Corrosion of Drone Warfare)
What Does War Generate?
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on What Does War Generate?)
How al-Qaeda Became an American Ally in ‘The War on Terror’
Whitney Webb – MintPress News
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How al-Qaeda Became an American Ally in ‘The War on Terror’)
License to Poison!
James Albertini | Malu 'Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on License to Poison!)
US Criticized for Using Skin-Melting White Phosphorous: HRW
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on US Criticized for Using Skin-Melting White Phosphorous: HRW)
S. Korea’s President Orders Probe over Increasingly Unpopular US Missile Launchers
AP – MintPress News
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on S. Korea’s President Orders Probe over Increasingly Unpopular US Missile Launchers)
Why Japan Wants US Exercise Cancelled: ‘Fears of N. Korea Escalation & Relations with China’
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Why Japan Wants US Exercise Cancelled: ‘Fears of N. Korea Escalation & Relations with China’)
Civilians Killed by US Largely Ignored as Endless Global War Continues
Jon Queally – Common Dreams
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Civilians Killed by US Largely Ignored as Endless Global War Continues)
Child Soldiers Reloaded: The Privatisation of War
Al Jazeera News – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 15th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Child Soldiers Reloaded: The Privatisation of War)
America’s War-Fighting Footprint in Africa
Nick Turse - TomDispatch
May 1st, 2017 ( Comments Off on America’s War-Fighting Footprint in Africa)
Australian Anzac Day Celebrations Promote Militarism and War
Oscar Grenfell | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 1st, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
The Bait-and-Switch ‘War on Terror’
Gareth Porter | Middle East Eye – Consortium News
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Bait-and-Switch ‘War on Terror’)
Warmongers by Any Other Name
Sonny Lê – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Warmongers by Any Other Name)
4 Million Muslims Killed In Western Wars (Up to 2015 alone): Should We Call It Genocide?
Kit O'Connell – MintPress News
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on 4 Million Muslims Killed In Western Wars (Up to 2015 alone): Should We Call It Genocide?)
Japan’s Ruling Party Calls for Military to Have Offensive Weapons
Peter Symonds | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 3rd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
U.S. Military Personnel Deployments by Country
Jeff Desjardins | Visual Capitalist – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on U.S. Military Personnel Deployments by Country)
Argentina Set to Drop US$2 Billion for Largest Weapons Acquisition since Malvinas War
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Argentina Set to Drop US$2 Billion for Largest Weapons Acquisition since Malvinas War)
The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built
Daniel Soar | London Review of Books – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built)
War Correspondents Describe Recent U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen
Malak Habbak – The Intercept
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on War Correspondents Describe Recent U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen)
Daesh, Creature of the West
Pepe Escobar - Sputnik News International
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Daesh, Creature of the West)
NATO Logic: British Troops in Estonia, Good. Russian Soldiers in Russia, Bad
Bryan MacDonald – Russia Today
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on NATO Logic: British Troops in Estonia, Good. Russian Soldiers in Russia, Bad)
Mad About THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense): An Untimely Decision
Mel Gurtov | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Mad About THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense): An Untimely Decision)
The Rising Tide of Militarism in the 21st Century: From Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Rising Tide of Militarism in the 21st Century: From Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump)
How U.S. Missile Defense Destabilizes the World
William Griffin | Zoom in Korea – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How U.S. Missile Defense Destabilizes the World)
Increase in Arms Transfers Driven by Demand in the Middle East and Asia
SIPRI-Stockholm International Peace Research Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Increase in Arms Transfers Driven by Demand in the Middle East and Asia)
US Ramps Up Bombing Campaign In Yemen
Niles Niemuth | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on US Ramps Up Bombing Campaign In Yemen)
The Health Risks of Depleted Uranium in Hawaii
Carol Murry, Douglas Rokke, Lorrin Pang and Michael Reimer | Civil Beat – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Health Risks of Depleted Uranium in Hawaii)
How We Got Here: The Misuse of American Military Power and the Middle East in Chaos
Danny Sjursen - TomDispatch
February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How We Got Here: The Misuse of American Military Power and the Middle East in Chaos)
The Mass Grave We Call Collateral Damage
Robert C. Koehler | Common Wonders – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Mass Grave We Call Collateral Damage)
From Wounded Knee to Syria: A Century of U.S. Military Interventions
Dr. Zoltán Grossman – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on From Wounded Knee to Syria: A Century of U.S. Military Interventions)
Obama’s Covert Drone War in Numbers: Ten Times More Strikes than Bush
Jessica Purkiss and Jack Serle – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Covert Drone War in Numbers: Ten Times More Strikes than Bush)
Why U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan May Now Be Riskier for Civilians
Abigail Fielding-Smith and Ruhullah Khapalwak - Newsweek
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Why U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan May Now Be Riskier for Civilians)
Year of the Commando: U.S. Special Ops Forces Deploy to 138 Countries
Nick Turse - Salon
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Year of the Commando: U.S. Special Ops Forces Deploy to 138 Countries)
US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Tops Global Arms Market
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Tops Global Arms Market)
U.S. Special Operations Numbers Surge in Africa’s Shadow Wars
Nick Turse – The Intercept
January 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on U.S. Special Operations Numbers Surge in Africa’s Shadow Wars)
A Brief History of War and Drugs: From Vikings to Nazis
Barbara McCarthy – Al Jazeera
January 2nd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
How the Everyday Use of Militaristic Jargon Makes Us More Combative
Nan Levinson | Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on How the Everyday Use of Militaristic Jargon Makes Us More Combative)
This Is Why Everything You’ve Read about the Wars in Syria and Iraq Could Be Wrong
Patrick Cockburn – The Independent
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on This Is Why Everything You’ve Read about the Wars in Syria and Iraq Could Be Wrong)
The Coming War on China
John Pilger – New Internationalist Magazine
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Coming War on China)
Aleppo: Short-Term Action Followed by Reaffirmation of Humanitarian Law
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Aleppo: Short-Term Action Followed by Reaffirmation of Humanitarian Law)
Mosul and Imperialist “Human Rights”
James Cogan | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Mosul and Imperialist “Human Rights”)
The Zeus Complex: A Manifesto against Aerial Bombardment of Civilians
Peter Nias – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Zeus Complex: A Manifesto against Aerial Bombardment of Civilians)
Why Is the Foreign Policy Establishment Spoiling for More War? Look at Their Donors
Dennis Kucinich – The Nation
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why Is the Foreign Policy Establishment Spoiling for More War? Look at Their Donors)
US Uranium Weapons Have Been Used in Syria
John LaForge | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Uranium Weapons Have Been Used in Syria)
The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own
Matthew Rosenberg and John Markoff – The New York Times
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own)
Washington’s Game of Good Terrorists vs Bad Terrorists
John Wight – Russia Today
October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Washington’s Game of Good Terrorists vs Bad Terrorists)
To Sell Weapons, Defense Contractors Make War Seem Fun
Naomi LaChance – The Intercept
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on To Sell Weapons, Defense Contractors Make War Seem Fun)
Rethinking Killing Civilians
Tom H. Hastings | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rethinking Killing Civilians)
Barbarism in Words and Deeds
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 10th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Barbarism in Words and Deeds)
U.S. Military Is Building a $100 Million Drone Base in Africa
Nick Turse – The Intercept
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on U.S. Military Is Building a $100 Million Drone Base in Africa)
The “Major and Deadly” Wars to Come
Andre Damon | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The “Major and Deadly” Wars to Come)
Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report
Nadia Prupis – Common Dreams
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report)
US Cluster Bombs Kill Children for Decades in Laos, and Now Yemen
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Cluster Bombs Kill Children for Decades in Laos, and Now Yemen)
Military Dissent Is Not an Oxymoron – Freeing Democracy from Perpetual War
William J. Astore | TomDispatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Military Dissent Is Not an Oxymoron – Freeing Democracy from Perpetual War)
Israel and U.S. Are Close to a Deal on the Biggest Military Aid Package Ever
Carol Morello and Ruth Eglash – The Washington Post
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Israel and U.S. Are Close to a Deal on the Biggest Military Aid Package Ever)
The Zika Virus Mosquito Is so Dangerous the Military Considered Using It as a Weapon
Rod Tanchanco | History News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Zika Virus Mosquito Is so Dangerous the Military Considered Using It as a Weapon)
World Leaders Perpetuate Failed Anti-Terror Policies
Rami G Khouri – Al Jazeera
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on World Leaders Perpetuate Failed Anti-Terror Policies)
What Is NATO — Really?
Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
U.S. Plans to Saturate Globe with Weapons
David Swanson | Veterans Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on U.S. Plans to Saturate Globe with Weapons)
The Network: Leaked Data Reveals How the U.S. Trains Vast Numbers of Foreign Soldiers and Police with Little Oversight
Douglas Gillison, Nick Turse and Moiz Syed – The Intercept
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Network: Leaked Data Reveals How the U.S. Trains Vast Numbers of Foreign Soldiers and Police with Little Oversight)
NATO’s War Summit in Warsaw
Alex Lantier | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on NATO’s War Summit in Warsaw)
Imperial NATO: Before and After Brexit
Joseph Gerson – Common Dreams
July 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Imperial NATO: Before and After Brexit)
Cheating Moscow – NATO’s Dangerous Expansion
Jonathan Power - Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
July 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Cheating Moscow – NATO’s Dangerous Expansion)
Drone Warfare – Obama Drone Casualty Numbers a Fraction of Those Recorded by the Bureau
Jack Serle – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Drone Warfare – Obama Drone Casualty Numbers a Fraction of Those Recorded by the Bureau)
America Trashes NATO Founding Act; Rushes Weapons to Russia’s Borders
Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 27th, 2016 ( Comments Off on America Trashes NATO Founding Act; Rushes Weapons to Russia’s Borders)
Bilderberg Group Meeting: What Actually Happens at the World’s Most Secretive Gathering of Global Elites, and Who Is Attending?
Adam Lusher – The Independent
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Bilderberg Group Meeting: What Actually Happens at the World’s Most Secretive Gathering of Global Elites, and Who Is Attending?)
What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?
Robert F. Worth – The New York Times Magazine
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?)
Putin Vows Retaliation over US Missile Shield; Warns Poland, Romania Now in the “Cross Hairs”
Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Putin Vows Retaliation over US Missile Shield; Warns Poland, Romania Now in the “Cross Hairs”)
Drones and the Conscientious Objector
John Kaag and Clancy Martin – Boston Globe
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Drones and the Conscientious Objector)
The Great Leap Backward: America’s Illegal Wars on the World
Luciana Bohne - CounterPunch
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Great Leap Backward: America’s Illegal Wars on the World)
Washington’s Military Addiction – And the Ruins Still to Come
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Washington’s Military Addiction – And the Ruins Still to Come)
Solitary Confinement Is ‘No Touch’ Torture, And It Must Be Abolished
Chelsea E Manning – The Guardian
May 9th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Solitary Confinement Is ‘No Touch’ Torture, And It Must Be Abolished)
US Army’s Depleted Uranium Licencing Saga Highlights Post-Conflict Contradictions
International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Army’s Depleted Uranium Licencing Saga Highlights Post-Conflict Contradictions)
Why NATO Has Become One of the Most Destructive Forces on the Planet
Vijay Prashad - AlterNet
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why NATO Has Become One of the Most Destructive Forces on the Planet)
Obama’s War Summit in Europe
Bill Van Auken, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Obama’s War Summit in Europe)
Escalating U.S. Air Strikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Mosul, Iraq
Nicolas J S Davies, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Escalating U.S. Air Strikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Mosul, Iraq)
Still in the Bush Embrace – What Really Stands in the Way of Closing Guantánamo
Karen J. Greenberg – TomDispatch
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Still in the Bush Embrace – What Really Stands in the Way of Closing Guantánamo)
Drone Whistleblowers Step Out of the Shadows: In Washington’s Drone Wars, Collateral Damage Comes Home
Pratap Chatterjee – TomDispatch
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Drone Whistleblowers Step Out of the Shadows: In Washington’s Drone Wars, Collateral Damage Comes Home)
World Military Spending Resumes Upward Course in 2015: SIPRI
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on World Military Spending Resumes Upward Course in 2015: SIPRI)
Veterans: A Battle with Pain (Part I)
Mark Brunswick and Brian Peterson - Star Tribune
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Veterans: A Battle with Pain (Part I))
Veterans: A Battle with Pain (Part II)
Mark Brunswick and Brian Peterson - Star Tribune
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Veterans: A Battle with Pain (Part II))
The Drugs That Built a Super Soldier
Lukasz Kamienski – The Atlantic
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Drugs That Built a Super Soldier)
NATO as a War-Racket
Eric Zuesse – Washington’s Blog
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on NATO as a War-Racket)
While Stockpiling Banned Land Mines, U.S. Boasts about Its Record of Clearing Them
Alex Emmons – The Intercept
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on While Stockpiling Banned Land Mines, U.S. Boasts about Its Record of Clearing Them)
Global Military Spending Nearly $1.7T amid Mideast Conflicts
Jon Gambrell, AP – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Global Military Spending Nearly $1.7T amid Mideast Conflicts)
Happy Birthday, NATO: It’s Time to Retire!
Danielle Ryan – Russia Today
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Happy Birthday, NATO: It’s Time to Retire!)
The U.S. Is Militarizing the Pacific — And Not Taking Questions
Jon Letman – Foreign Policy In Focus
April 4th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Japan Enacts Laws Allowing Combat Missions Abroad
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Japan Enacts Laws Allowing Combat Missions Abroad)
CIA Photographed Detainees Naked Before Sending Them to Be Tortured
Spencer Ackerman – The Guardian
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on CIA Photographed Detainees Naked Before Sending Them to Be Tortured)
The U.S. Military Is Moving into These 5 Bases in the Philippines
Andrew Tilghman, Military Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 28th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Military Admits Trillion Dollar F-35 Program is a Failure
Joshua Krause, Activist Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Military Admits Trillion Dollar F-35 Program is a Failure)
31,000 Women Pregnant in Islamic State
Noman Benotman and Nikita Malik, Quilliam – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 14th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
U.S. Military Spending Millions to Make Cyborgs a Reality
Ryan Browne, CNN
March 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on U.S. Military Spending Millions to Make Cyborgs a Reality)
Afghanistan War: Just What Was the Point?
Nick Paton Walsh - CNN
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Afghanistan War: Just What Was the Point?)
US Remains Reluctantly Tied to Global Security Role
Mark Urban – BBC News
February 22nd, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
Securing a Future for Child Soldiers
Forest Whitaker - Reader Supported News
February 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Securing a Future for Child Soldiers)
Obama and the Pentagon Plan Massive Military Escalation and the Media Barely Seem to Care
Adam Johnson - AlterNet
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Obama and the Pentagon Plan Massive Military Escalation and the Media Barely Seem to Care)
Defense Industry Revenue Forecast Gushes over Global Turmoil
Lee Fang – The Intercept
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Defense Industry Revenue Forecast Gushes over Global Turmoil)
CIA Admit to Using Weather Modification as a Military Weapon
Sean Adl-Tabatabai – Your News Wire
January 4th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Believer: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Ruler of the Islamic State
William McCants – The Brookings Essay
December 28th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Duty to Warn – The 101st Anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914: Questioning Christian Participation in Aggressive War
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Duty to Warn – The 101st Anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914: Questioning Christian Participation in Aggressive War)
U.S. Air Force Hires Private Companies to Fly Drones in War Zones
Chris Thompson, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on U.S. Air Force Hires Private Companies to Fly Drones in War Zones)
Pentagon Announces Worldwide Expansion of US Military Bases
Thomas Gaist, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pentagon Announces Worldwide Expansion of US Military Bases)
British Amputee Soldier Bold Statement Defending Muslims
Chris Herbert (Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor) – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on British Amputee Soldier Bold Statement Defending Muslims)
Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan
Mike Whitney - CounterPunch
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan)
Defense Contractors Laud Themselves for Steering Candidates toward Militarism
Lee Fang – The Intercept
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Defense Contractors Laud Themselves for Steering Candidates toward Militarism)
Defense Contractors Cite “Benefits” of Escalating Conflicts in the Middle East
Lee Fang and Zaid Jilani – The Intercept
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Defense Contractors Cite “Benefits” of Escalating Conflicts in the Middle East)
The Entire ‘War on Terror’ Has Been a Lie – And These Charts Prove It
Rebecca Sumner – The Canary
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Entire ‘War on Terror’ Has Been a Lie – And These Charts Prove It)
In Mali and Rest of Africa, the U.S. Military Fights a Hidden War
Nick Turse – The Intercept
November 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on In Mali and Rest of Africa, the U.S. Military Fights a Hidden War)
Stock Prices of Weapons Manufacturers Soaring Since Paris Attack
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
November 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Stock Prices of Weapons Manufacturers Soaring Since Paris Attack)
Even War Has Rules
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan - Truthdig
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Even War Has Rules)
Duty to Warn – Agent Orange, Monsanto, Dow Chemical and Other Ugly Legacies of the Vietnam War
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Duty to Warn – Agent Orange, Monsanto, Dow Chemical and Other Ugly Legacies of the Vietnam War)
The Pentagon’s Law of War Manual (Parts 1-4)
Tom Carter, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Pentagon’s Law of War Manual (Parts 1-4))
Working Paper on Countries without Armies
Christophe Barbey - The Åland Islands Peace Institute
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Working Paper on Countries without Armies)
‘They Don’t Care Who Gets Killed’: Ex-US Drone Pilot Turned Whistleblower
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Transparency International: Mideast and North African Military Corruption “Critical”
Yasmine Ryan – The Intercept
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Transparency International: Mideast and North African Military Corruption “Critical”)
The Fog of Intelligence: Or How to Be Eternally “Caught Off Guard” in the Greater Middle East
Tom Engelhardt - TomDispatch
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Fog of Intelligence: Or How to Be Eternally “Caught Off Guard” in the Greater Middle East)
A Short History of U.S. Bombing of Civilian Facilities
Jon Schwarz – The Intercept
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Short History of U.S. Bombing of Civilian Facilities)
Surgical Strike: NATO’s Bombs Fall like Confetti, Not Containing Conflict but Spreading It
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Surgical Strike: NATO’s Bombs Fall like Confetti, Not Containing Conflict but Spreading It)
One Day after Warning Russia of Civilian Casualties, the U.S. Bombs a Hospital in Afghanistan
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on One Day after Warning Russia of Civilian Casualties, the U.S. Bombs a Hospital in Afghanistan)
U.S. Special Ops Forces Deployed in 135 Nations
Nick Turse – TomDispatch
September 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on U.S. Special Ops Forces Deployed in 135 Nations)
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl and the Psychology of War
Arnold Oliver, Peace Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 28th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
US Veterans Used in Secret Experiments Sue Military for Answers
Caitlin Dickerson – National Public Radio-NPR
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on US Veterans Used in Secret Experiments Sue Military for Answers)
US/NATO Embrace Psy-ops and Info-War
Don North – Consortium News
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US/NATO Embrace Psy-ops and Info-War)
As Yemen Assault Continues, US Announces Billion-Dollar Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia
Niles Williamson, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on As Yemen Assault Continues, US Announces Billion-Dollar Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia)
ISIS Is America’s New Terror Brand: Endless Propaganda Fuels “War on Terror”
Prof. James F. Tracy - Global Research
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ISIS Is America’s New Terror Brand: Endless Propaganda Fuels “War on Terror”)
Is the New U.S. ‘Law of War Manual’ Actually ‘Hitlerian’?
Eric Zuesse – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Is the New U.S. ‘Law of War Manual’ Actually ‘Hitlerian’?)
Pentagon to Expand Drone Flights by 50 Percent
Gordon Lubold - The Wall Street Journal
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pentagon to Expand Drone Flights by 50 Percent)
Outsourcing the Kill Chain: Eleven Drone Contractors Revealed
Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Outsourcing the Kill Chain: Eleven Drone Contractors Revealed)
Afghanistan: The Forever War
Rachelle Marshall – Foreign Policy In Focus
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Afghanistan: The Forever War)
Reaping the Rewards: How Private Sector Is Cashing In on Pentagon’s ‘Insatiable Demand’ for Drone War Intelligence
Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Reaping the Rewards: How Private Sector Is Cashing In on Pentagon’s ‘Insatiable Demand’ for Drone War Intelligence)
Vietnam War Half a Century Later
David Swanson – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Vietnam War Half a Century Later)
Revealed: The Private Firms Tracking Terror Targets at Heart of US Drone Warfare
Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
August 3rd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Elephant in the Room: The Pentagon’s Massive Carbon Footprint
Lisa Savage - CounterPunch
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Elephant in the Room: The Pentagon’s Massive Carbon Footprint)
The New “Red Menace” and NATO’s Plans in the Arctic
Oriental Review – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The New “Red Menace” and NATO’s Plans in the Arctic)
Desertion: A Long, Proud History
CJ Hinke, World Beyond War - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Desertion: A Long, Proud History)
Mideast Arms Build-up Negative Fallout from Iran Nuclear Deal
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Mideast Arms Build-up Negative Fallout from Iran Nuclear Deal)
George Clooney Opposes War Profiteering—But only in Africa
David Swanson, World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on George Clooney Opposes War Profiteering—But only in Africa)
US and NATO Engage in Unprecedented Military Exercises in Europe
Niles Williamson, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US and NATO Engage in Unprecedented Military Exercises in Europe)
Military Conscription Worldwide – Conscientious Objectors and Deserters
CJ Hinke, World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Military Conscription Worldwide – Conscientious Objectors and Deserters)
The Eurasian Big Bang: How China and Russia Are Running Rings Around Washington
Pepe Escobar – TomDispatch
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Eurasian Big Bang: How China and Russia Are Running Rings Around Washington)
Retired General: Drones Create More Terrorists Than They Kill, Iraq War Helped Create ISIS
Murtaza Hussain – The Intercept
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Retired General: Drones Create More Terrorists Than They Kill, Iraq War Helped Create ISIS)
Killing by Committee in the Global Wild West: The Perpetrators Become the Victims of Drone Warfare
Pratap Chatterjee - TomDispatch
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Killing by Committee in the Global Wild West: The Perpetrators Become the Victims of Drone Warfare)
Pentagon Concludes America Not Safe unless It Conquers the World
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Greek Crisis Awaits Other NATO Partners
Finian Cunningham – Strategic Culture Foundation
July 6th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Greek Crisis Awaits Other NATO Partners)
“Deter, Deny and Defeat”: Pentagon [Mis]Labels Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as “Threats to Global Peace”
Stephen Lendman – Global Research
July 6th, 2015 ( Comments Off on “Deter, Deny and Defeat”: Pentagon [Mis]Labels Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as “Threats to Global Peace”)
Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel Seized by Israeli Navy
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel Seized by Israeli Navy)
Spain Agrees to Increased US Military Presence
Alejandro López, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Veterans Urge Drone Operators to Refuse Orders to Fly
David Swanson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Veterans Urge Drone Operators to Refuse Orders to Fly)
What Slavery, Ordeals, Duels and Lynching Can Teach Us about Abolishing War
David Carroll Cochran – Waging Nonviolence
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on What Slavery, Ordeals, Duels and Lynching Can Teach Us about Abolishing War)
Film: Costa Rica Abolished Its Military, Never Regretted It
David Swanson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Film: Costa Rica Abolished Its Military, Never Regretted It)
Understanding the Yemen War
Salah Nasrawi – Centre Tricontinental
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Understanding the Yemen War)
Destroying What Remains: How the U.S. Navy Plans to War Game the Arctic
Dahr Jamail - TomDispatch
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Destroying What Remains: How the U.S. Navy Plans to War Game the Arctic)
U.S. Hosts Arms Bazaar at White House Arab Summit
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on U.S. Hosts Arms Bazaar at White House Arab Summit)
Don’t Think the US Military Is Concerned with the Climate? Think Again
Dane Wigington, Geoengineering Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Don’t Think the US Military Is Concerned with the Climate? Think Again)
Celebrating Destruction
John Feffer – Foreign Policy In Focus
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Celebrating Destruction)