Several powerful participants in the Syrian war have an interest in bringing the war in Syria to a conclusion or at least ensuring that it does not spread further.
The central charge Chilcot appears likely to make is that the decision on war with Iraq was made early, and secretly, with George W Bush - without evidential justification, proper procedures or legal advice.
It is evident that the US and its allies are more frightened of an Assad defeat, which could open the door to an assortment of jihadis, than they are of his victory.
The debacles of Afghanistan and Iraq showed powerful states seeking to impose their will on weak ones only led the weak to become mysteriously stronger.
This is the real face of war and it is absolutely clear that in Fallujah this was how US solders were behaving.
Cursed in life as a killer by quite a few Israeli soldiers as well as by the Arab world, Sharon will, says Robert Fisk, receive the funeral of a hero and a peacemaker.
The media accepts the overly simple narrative that al-Qaida took over. The reality is Maliki is crushing dissent with US-made arms, says ex-US marine Ross Caputi.
75% of Americans want all troops out of Afghanistan now, but Obama wants to keep several thousand special forces troops, military trainers, CIA personnel, "contractors" and surveillance listening posts there.
Ralph Nader tells George W. Bush: You express no remorse, no shame, no compassion and a resistance to admit anything other than that you have done nothing wrong.
The doctors in Guantánamo are not doctors, they are navy personnel; they follow orders, not their medical ethics. The system is for the system. The torture is for the torture.
Tony Blair, you are responsible for the mass murder of Iraqi civilians after taking our country into an illegal war, says London barman in latest attempt at a citizen's arrest.
Martin Luther King: A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death
During her trial, Margaretta D’Arcy tried to make a citizen's arrest of the judge for collaborating in war crimes and refused to sign a bond prohibiting her from entering "unauthorised zones".
RIP Roger Lloyd Pack. His talent as an actor was not in doubt, says Lindsey German, national convenor of Stop the War Coalition, nor was his humanity and commitment.
Faced with multiple disasters western leaders simply ignore Afghanistan reality and take refuge in spin that is not far from deliberate lying.
An accused war criminal who presided over the killing of thousands of civilians, Sharon destroyed entire cities, wasted countless lives and sabotaged careers to shape the reality on the ground.
US marines based in Helmand province shot a 4-year-old boy because "visibility was poor", "the weather was dusty" and they "thought he was the enemy".
Today liberal democracy is being replaced by a system in which people are accountable to a corporate state - not the other way round as it should be, says John Pilger
There was almost no US media skepticism when the White House stoked war fever by blaming the Syrian government for the Sarin attack but presented zero evidence.
The view that the US poses the greatest threat to peace was strongly held even in some purported US allies – such as NATO partners Greece, Turkey and Pakistan