The estimated number of alleged civilian deaths as a result of US-led military operations in Iraq and Syria last year was between 11,000-18,000
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Chris Cole: With the Iraqi and Syrian declaration of victory over ISIS, the UK should bring its armed drones home
A besieged and starved population has been pushed to the brink of famine. The UK, US and France need to re-evaluate their relationship with Saudi Arabia.
More than 16 years after the 'liberation' of Afghanistan, the war on terror remains a remarkably global phenomenon
Global defence spending rose to 1.69$ trillion in 2016 with the United States at the top of the list
Under aerial bombing and with Europe closing its borders, there is simply nowhere for Afghani's to go
Phyllis Bennis: U.S. violations of international law regarding Israel is an old story. Trump's deliberate provocation is not.
To understand why the move is so contentious, we need to review the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict says Shabbir Lakha
There's No Such Thing as Precise Air Strikes in Modern Warfare – Just Look at the Civilian Casualties in Iraq and Syria
Patrick Cockburn: Governments pretend that air wars today are very different from Vietnam half a century ago. They're not.
Paul Rogers: Trump's worldview promises low-cost military success. The blasting apart of civilian lives in Iraq says otherwise.
Under Donald Trump, the experiment continues pretty much as it did under Obama
The US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem opens the door for increasing ethnic cleansing of the city’s Palestinian population, writes Ramzy Baroud
Paul Rogers: Iraq's depleted military and urban wreckage plant the seeds of an ISIS revival
Ramzy Baroud: The old colonial ‘Scramble for Africa’ is being reinvented by global powers that fully fathom the extent of the untapped economic largesse of the continent
Trump’s decision seems oblivious to the fragility of coexistence in the city
It may play well in the Mail or Express but advocating murder will only increase instability says Lindsey German
From Washington to Cairo, military aggression and "keeping the lid on" are proving deadly. And they will never work.
An Israeli Dream Might Come True If Trump Declares Jerusalem the Capital – but So Will an Arab Nightmare
Robert Fisk: Aren’t there enough wars in the Middle East to keep even the crazed White House busy?
Menwith Hill base has been used to aid “a significant number of capture-kill operations” across the Middle East and North Africa
The government’s attempts at justification for its conduct in the Middle East are becoming more and more desperate says Chris Nineham