News & Comment
It is simple to just write off Afghanistan as a ‘failed state’, without contextualising the reasons as to why the country is in turmoil
About half a million people died in Iraq as a result of war-related causes between the US-led invasion in 2003 and mid-2011, an academic study suggests
One evil effect of chemical weapons is making conventional weapons that kill people in their hundreds of thousands seem acceptable by comparison.
Newly declassified papers say hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay was 'broken' by a deliberate campaign to crush detainees' spirits
Increased U.S. spending, especially at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, reflects Africa's growing importance to counter-terrorism efforts
Art will influence how the Iraq war is remembered, and the image that stands as popular history is the one of Blair taking his "maniacal selfie" in front of the flames of devastation.
This headline says everything that needs to be said about the sickly state of establishment journalism: "Edward Snowden's secrets may be dangerous: I would not have published them."
UK journalists appeared yet again to be succumbing to the influence of state propaganda demonising an Official Enemy, exactly as happened with Iraq and Libya.
BBC presenter Jeremy Paxman shares the concerns of the No Glory in War campaign, that the World War I centenary could become a celebration of war, if the prime minister has his way