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How the 'war on terror' came home

The story of Aaron Alexis is still obscure. But effects of an over-taxed US military are painfully visible among 2 million veterans.

A partial victory, but a victory

British MPs’ arguments and information were influenced by a strong public opinion against war, itself a product of a mass movement which didn’t stop a war ten years ago but has prevented a further one now.

The same old script: what the 'doing something' really means

With US and French support, Kenya and Ethiopia have carried out full-scale military invasions of Somalia. The US launches drone strikes and runs covert operations in the country. The attack in Nairobi is the result of 'doing something'.

Act now - we can make a difference

Stop the War Coalition national officer Kevin Ovenden looks at the arguments about whether protest makes a difference - and what we need to do now.

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