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Civilian casualties news and analysis from The Nation
March 13, 2018
A Bogus ‘Compromise’ Senate Bill Would Prolong Atrocities in Yemen
The Young/Shaheen measure would allow continued US participation in Saudi war crimes. Support the Sanders/Lee/Murphy bill instead.
February 2, 2018
One Person’s Terrorist? Reflections on Zohra Drif’s Memoir of the Algerian Revolution
Is the civilian population of a colonial-settler regime ever a legitimate military target?
Bill Fletcher Jr.
December 7, 2017
In Syria, ‘Reconciliation’ Is Bleak
The people of Moadamiya and Daraya were once a legend of the resistance, but today we feel like we’ve been forgotten by the world.
December 6, 2017
In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas, Collective Punishment Is the Law of the Land
Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist Islamists for many years.
August 15, 2017
How the Police Failed in Charlottesville
Police must learn from past protests to avoid stoking further violence.
Alex S. Vitale
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July 18, 2017
Welcome to 2050. The ‘Climate Monster’ Has Arrived.
Here’s the future for a world that failed to act.
June 21, 2017
Trump’s Policy Is Clear: Civilian Casualties Don’t Matter in the War on Terror
Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
May 8, 2017
Congress Is Drawing a ‘Red Line’ Over Trump’s Support for the Saudi War on Yemen
Millions are threatened by famine, as Riyadh prepares an assault on the country’s key port.
March 29, 2017
Under Trump, the United States May Now Be Killing More Civilians Than Russia
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the US military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
March 23, 2017
The Ambiguous Legacy of Obama’s Foreign Policy
He may have talked about precision and constraint when it came to the national-security state, but he ultimately failed to leave us with a new strategic vision.
Karen J. Greenberg