Suleimani was not a “bad” man. Killing him was morally wrong, probably illegal and certainly a catalyst for much future bloodshed.
What if peace is really based on pragmatism, and war on fantasy?
If the United States goes to war with Iran, you are unlikely to hear the word “oil” uttered by top Trump administration officials, but make no mistake: that three-letter word lies at the root of the present crisis, not to speak of the world’s long-term fate.
The U.S. spends 40% of the world’s total military budget, and this huge expenditure is controlled by an inconsistent and bellicose ignoramus. Trump favors disruption over working together, and he … Continue reading
Trump’s crippling sanctions will go into effect on November 4th. Donald Trump may be taking us to war on Iran and those who should be trying to stop him—from Congress … Continue reading
There is extensive evidence that irresponsible arms flows to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition have resulted in enormous harm to Yemeni civilians. “At the very least, citizens in countries supplying weapons … Continue reading
Beware the tunnels you choose to go down (Wikimedia) . You can’t win wars that should never have been fought. The U.S. should never have fought the Iraq and Afghan … Continue reading
Before I was killed by a matter of minutes I was combing the hair of my daughter And braiding her plaits With a pair of tweezers in the shape of … Continue reading
15 years after the invasion of Iraq, what are the costs? . Anti-war protesters gather in London at the start of a demonstration against war on Iraq, February 15, 2003. … Continue reading
The Pentagon’s new Nuclear Posture Review calls for dropping nuclear bombs on countries that harbor terrorists. The draft of the Pentagon’s proposed plan to “update” the United States’ nuclear weapon … Continue reading