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“There should be legal and political accountability for the involvement of Western countries in this war,” says activist-turned-journalist Farea al-Muslimi.

Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.

Brigadier General James Linder

The US military publicly insists its presence in Africa is negligible. Is that why they call it an American “battlefield” behind closed doors?

This invasion pits billionaire royal elites of the Gulf—and their US and Arab League supporters—against the downtrodden people of Yemen.

Jack Matlock makes the case for the United States reaching a practical compromise with Russia.

Blogs

Reliance on self-interested local allies plagues US targeting in its foreign wars, Syria edition.

May 8, 2015

What the media don’t cover when Colombian women are raped by members of the US military.

April 7, 2015

Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.

March 20, 2015

The story Frank tells in his new memoir of Robert McNamara’s visit to Harvard in 1966 is, to put it generously, incomplete.

March 20, 2015

American fingerprints are all over a botched commando raid in the southern Philippines that left dozens dead and shocked the country.

March 17, 2015

Okinawans have voted overwhelmingly to close a key US forward base in Asia.

March 4, 2015

A top defense official says the lack of geographic limits was “very deliberate” and could be used to fight a worldwide war against “extremism.”

March 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton is already adopting a more aggressive foreign policy posture. Can it be challenged?

February 13, 2015

A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements deserve our solidarity—not our bombs.

February 10, 2015