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Why Yemeni War Deaths are Five Times Higher Than You’ve Been Led to Believe

Why Yemeni War Deaths are Five Times Higher Than You’ve Been Led to Believe

By Nicolas J S Davies, CounterPunch Photo Source Felton Davis | CC BY 2.0 In April, I made new estimates of the death toll in America’s post-2001 wars in a three-part Consortium News report. I estimated that these wars have now killed several million people.  I […]

A Tale of Two Marines

A Tale of Two Marines

By David Swanson These two young men may have an infinite number of things in common, but the actions they took this week do not. One used a pro-war ceremony at a professional basketball game to reject the celebration of […]

Did A North Korean Nuclear EMP Bomb Threat Lead to Peace Talks With President Trump?

Did A North Korean Nuclear EMP Bomb Threat Lead to Peace Talks With President Trump?

By John Lewallen, avoidingnuclearwar.com A Deadly Game of Nuclear Chicken On March 17, 2017, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stood in the stark, empty building on the 38th Parallel that divides North from South Korea and touched off one […]

Armistice Day Ended The War To End Wars. The Treaty Of Versailles Gave Us War Without End

Armistice Day Ended The War To End Wars. The Treaty Of Versailles Gave Us War Without End

By Mike Ferner October 29, 2018 Historians debate to what extent the Treaty of Versailles was responsible for Hitler’s march to World War II, but there can be little doubt that the treaty ending the “War to End All Wars” […]

How The Tentacles Of The US Military Are Strangling The Planet

How The Tentacles Of The US Military Are Strangling The Planet

By Vijay Prashad, October 3, 2018, Asia Times. In June this year in Itoman, a city in Okinawa prefecture, Japan, a 14-year-old girl named Rinko Sagara read out of a poem based on her great-grandmother’s experience of World War II. […]

Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

By Dr Hakim, October 17, 2018 Grade 12th Afghan student Jamila Omary asked, “Do you have any plans to arm yourselves, because of the threats and dangers you have faced?” Iqbal Khyber answered, “No. Though it is easy to buy […]

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

By Alan Knight with with Shahrzad Khayatian, October 13, 2018 On August 23, 2018 the street price of 1 US$ in Iran was 110,000 Rial. Three months earlier the street price was 30,000 Rial.  In other words, the oranges you paid […]

War and Peace in Korea and Vietnam – a Journey of Peace

By David Hartsough I have recently returned from three weeks in Korea and Vietnam, countries which have in the past suffered and are still suffering from the ravages of war. Korea — North and South are caught in the tragic […]

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